Expanding Access to Science and Technology: The Role of Information Technologies : Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on the Frontiers of Science and Technology Held in Kyoto, Japan, 12-14 May 1992
Ines Wesley-Tanaskovic, Jacques Tocatlian, Kenneth H. Roberts
United Nations University Press, 1994 - Social Science - 462 pages
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Page 434 - CODATA is concerned with all types of quantitative and qualitative data resulting from experimental measurements or observations in the physical, biological, geological, and astronomical sciences. Particular emphasis is given to data management problems common to different scientific disciplines and to data used outside the field in which they were generated. The general objectives are...
Page 46 - UNISIST stands for: the unimpeded exchange of published or publishable scientific information and data among scientists of all countries; • • hospitality to the diversity of disciplines and fields of science and technology as well as to the diversity of languages used for the international exchange of scientific information...
Page 292 - Yet just such a collateral contemporaneity, and nothing else, is the real order of the world. It is an order with which we have nothing to do but to get away from it as fast as possible. As I said, we break it: we break it into histories, and we break it into arts, and we break it into sciences; and then we begin to feel at home.
Page 431 - Information applies to facts told, read, or communicated which may be unorganized and even unrelated .... Knowledge is an organized body of information; or the comprehension and understanding consequent on having acquired and organized a body of facts.
Page 239 - What's ELIZA Doing in the Chinese Room - Incoherent Hyperdocuments and How to Avoid Them.
Page 292 - The intellectual life of man consists almost wholly in his substitution of a conceptual order for the perceptual order in which his experience originally comes.
Page 46 - ... promotion of co-operative agreements between and among systems in different countries and in different areas of the sciences for the purpose of sharing workloads and of providing needed services and products...
Page 432 - IFIP are: * to promote information science and technology; * to advance international co-operation in the field of information processing; * to stimulate research, development and application of information processing in science and human activity; to further the dissemination and exchange of information on information processing; * to encourage education in information processing.
Page 155 - Harper DJ (1979). Using Probabilistic Models of Document Retrieval Without Relevance Information.