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The research effort was funded by the Alarm Industry Research and Education Foundation (AIREF), a non-profit organization that serves as the research arm of the electronic life safety, security and systems industry on initiatives critical to public safety, consumers and the alarm industry. The study is titled, "An Assessment of the Calculation Process and Validity of False Alarm Estimates," and is available by contacting the Margulies Communications Group (214) 368-0909.