Handbook of Information Technology and Office Systems

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A. E. Cawkell
North-Holland, 1986 - Reference - 996 pages
Information technology explained; Information and library science; Information systems, services and markets; Social and political issues; International information and telecommunications policy; The leading edge.

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Contents

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EXPLAINED By A E Cawkell
1
Reference data
3
Semiconductor technology and electronics
9
Principles of digital computing
22
Input and output technology
33
Telecommunications and information transmission Part
43
Telecommunications and information transmission Part
57
Fibreoptic technology and transmission systems
79
Privacy freedom and data protection
422
The economics of information
439
Copyright and patents
452
INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION
459
The Third World Telecommunications growth and the politics
469
Europe Telecommunications and information policies of competition
497
France Telecommunications Intervention at the crossroads
519
Germany FRG Information and telecommunications policy
539

Satellite communication technology
87
The electronic processing and delivery of documents and text Part
93
The electronic processing and delivery of documents and text Part
120
Speech synthesis and recognition
133
Expert systems and artificial intelligence
141
INFORMATION AND LIBRARY SCIENCE By A E Cawkell 13 Theoretical and applied information science in libraries and offices
149
Personal information systems
175
The manmachine interface
184
Online information systems and databases
197
INFORMATION SYSTEMS SERVICES AND MARKETS By A E Cawkell
209
Hardware design and choice of machines
211
Software systems and markets
229
Methods management and case histories
253
Using currently available systems and services
266
Information technology in banking retailing and publishing
301
Cable systems and markets
312
Videotex systems and markets
329
Microform systems and markets
352
SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ISSUES
363
Unemployment work and leisure
399
Britain The problems and benefits of liberalisation
557
Japan Restructuring the information industry for a changing Japanese
597
THE LEADING EDGE
631
New developments and applications of microcomputer hardware
651
Developments in large computer systems
677
Public and private developments in satellite and cable systems
713
Developments in speech recognition systems
735
Current developments in artificial intelligence and expert systems
763
Advanced information system structures
779
Progress in office systems
803
Recent developments in teleconferencing and related technology
823
Current trends and issues in librarianship and information science
851
Everyday problems in an information society
883
Progress in educational information technology
889
New developments in banking technology and retail cash transfer systems
909
Suppliers Addresses
958
Glossary
969
Index
983
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