Accession Number:

AD0731074

Title:

The Management and Analysis of International Event Data: A Computerized System for Monitoring and Projecting Event Flows.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Report Date:

1971-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

399.0

Abstract:

The report is intended as a micro-demonstration of how international event information may be processed and utilized. It describes in detail procedures developed and implemented for the management and analysis of information on international event streams. The report is composed of four main sections The collection, codification, and management of large amounts of information Automated procedures to monitor information in computer files which are able to identify the grosser features in complex event flows The analysis and projection of event patterns utilizing time series analysis and exponential smoothing techniques Computer simulation of selected event flow structures and processes. This processor and its demonstration serve two purposes one, technical utilization for the efficient handling information and two, a more normative consideration of the need for the modernization of foreign policy approaches according to elementary principles of communication and control. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Government and Political Science
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE