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  • Main Title Information model for on-site inspection system


  • Author: Bray, O.H.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Deland, S.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)


  • Name: Sandia National Laboratories
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Additional Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)


  • Creation: 1997-01-01


  • English


  • Content Description: This report describes the information model that was jointly developed as part of two FY93 LDRDs: (1) Information Integration for Data Fusion, and (2) Interactive On-Site Inspection System: An Information System to Support Arms Control Inspections. This report describes the purpose and scope of the two LDRD projects and reviews the prototype development approach, including the use of a GIS. Section 2 describes the information modeling methodology. Section 3 provides a conceptual data dictionary for the OSIS (On-Site Information System) model, which can be used in conjunction with the detailed information model provided in the Appendix. Section 4 discussions the lessons learned from the modeling and the prototype. Section 5 identifies the next steps--two alternate paths for future development. The long-term purpose of the On-Site Inspection LDRD was to show the benefits of an information system to support a wide range of on-site inspection activities for both offensive and defensive inspections. The database structure and the information system would support inspection activities under nuclear, chemical, biological, and conventional arms control treaties. This would allow a common database to be shared for all types of inspections, providing much greater cross-treaty synergy.
  • Physical Description: Medium: P; Size: 55 p.


  • Keyword: Information Systems
  • Keyword: Information Theory
  • STI Subject Categories: 99 Mathematics, Computers, Information Science, Management, Law, Miscellaneous
  • Keyword: Inspection
  • Keyword: Treaties
  • Keyword: Measuring Instruments
  • Keyword: Arms Control
  • Keyword: Verification
  • STI Subject Categories: 35 Arms Control


  • Other Information: PBD: Jan 1997


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • Other: DE97003469
  • Report No.: SAND--97-0049
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/441773
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 441773
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc684490


  • Display Note: OSTI as DE97003469