Accession Number:

AD0763926

Title:

Man-Machine Communication through a Teletypewriter.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 23 Mar 65-30 Nov 71,

Corporate Author:

MOORE SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

276.0

Abstract:

The report is a comprehensive research study of man-machine communication through a typewriter terminal. The study spans a full decade from 1962 - 1971. The most significant findings of the study are as follows 1 There is an essential difference between information and data. 2-a. There is an essential difference between information handling in a library versus a problem-solving environment. 2-b. As a consequence of 2-a. the computerized library information retrieval system need not be imbedded in a host system nor written re-entrant the problem-solving data management system should be provided with both features. 3 The library information system does contain a conventional catalog card file but extended in scope in a computerized system to accomodate author, title, sponsoring agency, publisher, date, etc., and bibliographical capabilities. The computerized library information system should also provide indexing tools. 4 The rate of growth of all literature is rapid. But the rate of growth in any one subject area is relatively slow. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE