The Distributed Access View Integrated Database (DAVID) System, which was adopted by the Astrophysics Division for their Astrophysics Data System, is a solution to the system heterogeneity problem. The heterogeneous components of the Astrophysics problem is outlined. The Library and Library Consortium levels of the DAVID approach are described. The 'books' and 'kits' level is discussed. The Universal Object Typer Management System level is described. The relation of the DAVID project with the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program is explained.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Collection.
Document ID: 19910013724. Accession ID: 91N23037. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Technology 2000, Volume 1; p 137-143.