Robert Pickering

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A ccurate species identification is a crucial prerequisite to documenting, managing, and sustaining the diversity of life on Earth. Basic identification begins with field guides: clearly presented syntheses of technical information about taxa, paired with identification keys for distinguishing among taxa. Close observation and illustrated, printed field(More)
This paper gives a brief historical perspective on the first author's use of information systems in mathematical consulting. Experience in this area has led to the conclusion that numerical analysts must look beyond conventional expert systems if they are to be successful in reaching the general scientific user community. With the increasing use of personal(More)
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