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Journals and Conferences
I t can readily be observed that certain journals contain a high proportion of multi-author papers, and that others contain a low proportion of such papers. While there may be various influences resulting in this, a significant determinant may be the size of the team needed to do research in the discipline served by a given journal. This may range from… (More)
It's not surprisingly when entering this site to get the book. One of the popular books now is the universal bibliographic control a long term policy a plan for action. You may be confused because you can't find the book in the book store around your city. Commonly, the popular book will be sold quickly. And when you have found the store to buy the book, it… (More)
The Nature of a UID A UID l is a code which uniquely identifies a human being : that is, it infallibly (in principle) distinguishes him from all other persons. This concept is hardly a new one : from the time that one cave-man called himself "Og" and called the next fellow "Nog", the intent was to distinguish Og from Nog, and from all other cave-men . We… (More)
In vol. 2 nr. 1 of this newsletter I recommended a <u>Datamation</u> article by Karl M. Pearson Jr. I wrote him for his current thoughts on computer program documentation, and received the following interesting response:"At SDC, the system described in the articles [*] was used by the Technical Information Center staff to produce a printed… (More)
A. mysterious organization known as The Fellowship has established an equally mysterious, and rather insane, research center in the Western desert, disguised as a butte . The Fellowship may, or may not be supported by the Chinese, by rich Americans, or by some other element. The Fellowship may be measuring the cataclysmic physical changes going on on Earth,… (More)
Virtually all large bibliographic data base (BDB) systems use inverted files for efficient retrieval. These files contain unique character strings found in the BDB, with the exception of stopwords such as A, AN, THE, etc. For each unique string, the number of records in which it occurs is also given.
Diana Patterson (January, page 5) discussed "The index horror", or the results of trying to simulate alphabetical order by means of ordinary character-by-character computer sorting. Her example was "Workspaces" preceding "WAIT". Her diagnosis was the failure to equate upper and lower case forms of the same letter. But hold on, it gets worse.
"In the beginning, man left his fingerprints behind him . Then his birth and school records ; his marriage record, his passport, illness, moral weakness, and military data. All of these found favor with the state. All the little stories he lived and those his neighbor had to' tell about him ; about his jobs, his diseases, and his vices . All the form he… (More)