Emergency communication systems, Data processing, Telephone, Orange County, Florida
The State of Florida has mandated that a statewide 911 system be implemented, and the Department of General Services, Division of Communications, has performed a study of possible 911 system configurations for Orange County based on the findings of a study performed by the Stanford Research Institute for the whole of the State of Florida. The Orange County study determined operator manning levels of the primary law enforcement agencies involved in the system and response times to citizen calls for each of the configurations proposed. This research generated computer simulation models of the two most likely to be implemented configurations for handling citizen calls. The models were run sing the input parameters defined in the Orange County study, and the results compared favorably. Additional runs were made with varying resource assignments to evaluate call service with respect to the level of performance and response time. The models were designed in modular form, such that they can easily be structured to conform to other operational configurations. This will allow evaluation of prosed systems prior to actual start up and analysis of resource requirements based on population predictions.
Master of Science (M.S.)
College of Engineering
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Emergency communication systems, Emergency communication systems -- Data processing, Telephone -- Florida -- Orange County
Veillette, Ronald J., "Computer Simulation of 911 Emergency Telephone System for Orange County, Florida" (1977). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. 386.