Planning Exploratory Trials of New Interpersonal Telecommunications

  • C. D. Stockbridge
Part of the Nato Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 6)


This paper describes a practical approach to the problems of deciding what locations to include in a field trial of a new- interpersonal telecommunications service and of selecting the appropriate sequence in which to install them. This involves balancing the costs of hypothetical networks against their utility for the purposes of the trial.


Criminal Justice Location Cost BAlL Bond Exploratory Trial Location Score 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. D. Stockbridge
    • 1
  1. 1.Bell Telephone LaboratoriesHolmdelUSA

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