Edwin B. Parker

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This paper explores the potential for geographical information system technology in defining some variables influencing the use of primary care medical services. Eighteen general practices in Scotland contributed to a study examining the accessibility of their services and their patients' use of the local Accident and Emergency Department. Geo-referencing(More)
This article is a revised version of a paper produced as part of a review of Agency for International Development policy in communication undertaken by Stanford University's Institute for Communication Research for which Edwin Parker and the author were co-principal investigators. Others contributed heavily to earlier drafts of this paper and the background(More)
Two general classes of services will be required in a community information utility developed as an extension of cable television. One class is that provided by the private sector of the economy and the other is public sector services. With respect to all services available through the private sector, such as banking, shopping, entertainment, and all(More)
Below are listed a series of questions and answers that describe a comparative analysis of eleven interactive information retrieval systems. A. The system had to be i) operational, 2) on-line and interactive, 3) able to handle multiple users simultaneously, 4) able to handle multiple data bases, 5) able to process data bases with variable length entries and(More)