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Guidance on Software Package Selection



Sheila E. Frankel
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-144
Report Number


Frankel, S. (1986), Guidance on Software Package Selection, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 12, 2024)
Created November 1, 1986, Updated February 19, 2017