ABSTRACTING SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL REPORTS OF DEFENSE-SPONSORED RDT/E
DEFENSE DOCUMENTATION CENTER ALEXANDRIA VA
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Abstracts of scientific and technical reports must be factual, accurate, clear, and concise so that they can effectively serve the research and development community in the present-day computer age. They must apprise the scientist of the content of the parent document present to the documentalist appropriate technical terminology for his automatic processing of input and retrieval data and provide a standardized item of information for easy interchange by the complex communication networks among the members of the R and D community. Abstracts may be informative or descriptive as needed. However, the preferred are the informative which give the objectives or purpose of the research, the methods of investigation, and the results and conclusions. Whenever possible, abstracts should be unclassified with no controls on their distribution.
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