Message Management in Office Information Systems

  • S. K. Chang
  • P. Chan
  • T. D. Donnadieu
  • L. Leung
  • F. Montenoise
Part of the Management and Information Systems book series (MIS)


An office information system is a distributed system consisting of workstations and functionally specialized stations such as file servers and printer stations, interconnected by a communication network.(3,6) The workstations exchange messages. The contents of most messages can be interpreted as documents. A text document contains only character strings. A form document can be shown on an alphanumeric display device in a certain structured representation.(8) A graphic document consists of graphic objects (points, lines, etc.), which can be shown on a vector display device. An image document consists of an array of picture elements, which can be shown on a raster display device. A voice document contains digitized sound patterns, which can be reproduced by a voice synthesizer.(7)


Message Length Message Class Alert Message Message Rate Message Management 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. K. Chang
    • 1
  • P. Chan
    • 1
  • T. D. Donnadieu
    • 1
  • L. Leung
    • 2
  • F. Montenoise
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringIllinois Institute of TechnologyChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Gould Research CenterRolling MeadowsUSA

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