Documentation for JOSS

The RAND Corporation has a number of documents describing JOSS

- RM-5437-PR JOSS: Assembly Listing of the Supervisor (RAND original)
- RM-5367-PR The JOSS Notebook (RAND original, Stanford copy)
- RM-5322-PR JOSS: Problem Solving for Engineers (RAND original)
- RM-5270-PR JOSS: Central Processing Routines (RAND original)
- RM-5257-PR JOSS: Disc File System (RAND original)
- RM-5220-PR The JOSS Primer (RAND original, Stanford copy)
- RM-5218-PR JOSS: Console Design (RAND original, Stanford copy)
- RM-5216-PR JOSS: User Scheduling and Resource Allocation) (RAND original, Stanford copy)
- RM-5058-PR JOSS: Introduction to a Helpful Assistant (RAND original)
- RM-5044-PR JOSS: Console Service Routines (The Distributor) (RAND original)
- RM-5028-PR JOSS: Arithmetic and Function Evaluation Routines (RAND original)
- RM-4162-PR JOSS: Scenario of a Filmed Report (RAND original)
- RM-4162-PR JOSS: Experience with an Experimental computing Service for Users at Remote Typewriter Consoles (RAND original)
- P-3560 JOSS: Rubrics. (Bitsavers copy)
- P-3486 JOSS: Introduction To The System Implementation (Bitsavers copy)
- P-3131 JOSS: Examples of the use of an Experimental On-Line Computing Service (RAND original)
- P-2922 JOSS: A Designer’s view of an Experimental On-Line computing sytems (RAND original)
- JOSS: Program Notes and Tests (Bitsavers copy)

There are some documents describing the user community and history of JOSS:

- R-918 The JOSS Years: Reflections on an Experiment
- P-7857 Operations Research and the RAND Corporation
- P-7172 Artificial Intelligence: A Rand Perspective (Stanford copy)
- P-3940/7 The JOSS Newsletter – November 1967 - June 1971
- P-3313 Jonniac Eulogy
- N-2555-RC Recent Contributions of Information Sciences Research at RAND to Modeling- and Simulation-Based Policy Analysis
- The Library of Computer and Information Services
- RAND and the Information Evolution - A History in Essays and Vignettes
- Project AIR FORCE 50th
- Interview with Willis Ware

Other JOSS-related documents:

- Picture of a JOSS Console
- JOSS Session - JOHNNIAC OPEN-SHOP SYTEM
- H-616 JOSS Console Instruction Manual
- DEC-10-AMZC-D MACRO-10 Assembler Programmer’s Reference Manual
- Datamation Vol. 10 No. 11, p32 The JOSS System
- Type 630 Data Communication System, Apr. 64, DeRamp copy

Moreover there are a few RAND documents with JOSS program listings:

- RM-6338-ARPA A Dynamic Programming Approach to Network Problems : A Model for On-Line Computer Systems
- RM-6302-PR Resource Analysis Model for the Arkansas State Police
- RM-6279-PR JASP: A Simulation Language for a Time-Shared System
- RM-6248-PR JOSTRAN: An Interactive JOSS Dialect for Writing and Debugging FORTRAN Programs
- RM-6083-PR The Pilot Training Study: A Cost-Estimating Model for Undergraduate Pilot Trainig
- RM-5752-PR PRAM: A Preliminary Repair Level Analysis Model
- RM-5692-PR Testing Grouped Data For Exponentiality
- RM-5653-PR COMBAT: A Series of On-Line Computer Programs for Quick-Response Force Cost Analysis
- RM-5423-PR Viet Cong Logistics
- RM-4952-PR Numerical Methods for Inverting Positive Definite Matrices
- RM-4796-PR Cost and Effectiveness Impacts of Order Quantity Changes
- R-941-PR MESA: A Model for Multiple-Exchange Synthesis and Analysis
- R-772-PR Decision in Battle: Breakpoint Hypotheses and Engagement Termination Data
- R-670-PR BOOST: On-Line Computer Program for Estimating Powered-Rocket Performance
- R-565-ARPA PREMIR: A Prediction Model for Infiltration Routes
- R-1820-PR Damage Probabilities for Small-CEP, Low-Yield, Airbust/Groundburst Attacks AGainst Selected PVN and QVN Point Targets
- R-1639-PR An Effectiveness Model for Multiple Attachs Against an Airbase Area Complex
- R-1550/8-PR Standard Atmosphere Calculations with JOSS
- R-1278/1-PR Estimating Bomber Penetration and Weapons Effectiveness
- P-3605 Use of Multiple On-Line, Time-shared computer consoles in Simulation and Gaming
- P-3146 Conversations with the Johnniac Open-Shop System

There are a number of documents that mention JOSS in their abstract but are unfortunately not accessible:

- RM-6359-PR MEMO: A Model for Evaluating Missile Observation Information.
- RM-6262-PR Observations of the 1969 Inferior Conjunction and Greatest Western Elongation of Venus : Data Catalog and Preliminary Analysis
- RM-6204-PR A Cost Analysis of Minimum Distance TV Networking for Broadcasting Medical Information
- RM-5846-PR Applying the Concepts of Program Budgeting to the New York City Police Department
- RM-5466-PR STROP: Player’s Manual for JOSS Version
- RM-5359-PR JOSS: 20,000 Hours at the Console–A Statistical Summary
- RM-5260-PR Practical Aspects of Calculating Skin Friction Coefficients by Coles’ Theory of Compressible Turbulent Flows
- RM-5217-PR JOSS: Accounting and Performance Measurement
- R-723 Estimation in a Model that Arises from Linearization in Nonlinear Least Squares Analysis
- R-513 A Study of User Behavior in Problemsolving with an Interactive Computer
- R-1550/9 A Root-Finding Program for JOSS
- R-1550/7 Curve Fitting on JOSS – Library Program curvefit
- R-1094 VIMCOS II: A Workload Control Simulation Model for Exploring Man-Machine Roles in Decisionmaking
- R-1019 The MODIA Decision Process for Developing Strategies of Air Force Instruction
- P-6264 Air-launched missile attacks on ships
- P-5281 The Numerical Solution of Exponential Equations
- P-5069 The Motion of a Particle in Orbit around a Growing Mass.
- P-4950 A JOSS Program for the Geodetic Inverse Computation
- P-4738 Multi-Access Computing Research at RAND
- P-4126 A Model of Long Delays at Busy Airports
- P-3863 Progress Report and Current System Description
- P-3648 Data Automation Development and Systems Implementation–Some Problems and Conclusions
- P-3646 COMBAT : A Series of On-Line Computer Programs for Force Cost Analysis
- P-3547 The Numerical Integration of Kinetic Equations for Chemical Systems Having Both Slow and Fast Reactions
- P-3485 A subject heading authority list, computer prepared