Nato ASI Subseries F:

Information Technology and the Computer Network

Editors: Beauchamp, K. G. (Ed.)

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1.1 Scope This paper deals with the following subjects: 1. Introduction 2. Feasibility study definition in IT 3. Forming a feasibility study team 4. The feasibility study work 5. The feasibility study report 6. Discussion 1.2 Information Technology (IT) Information was defined as anything sensed by at least one of the human senses and that may change the level of his knowledge. The information may be true or false, sent by premeditation or generated by coincidence, needed by the interceptor or intended to create new needs. The creation of the information may be very costly or free of charge. The information may be an essential need or just a luxury. Each information may be a one shot nature, eg., announcing a marriage, or a constant update need one, eg., news. Information technology as defined herein means all the types of systems needed to deal wi.th the information, transfer it to any place, store it, adapt it, etc. Information technology is usually bused on Telecommunications. Telecommunications means a large variety of possibilities. Usually, the IT's are based on the creation, updating, processing and transmission of information. The information itself is usually alphanumeric and graphic. Gradually, there is a tendency to step over to what is seen as more natural information, audio and visual.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

  • Information Technology — The Requirements

    Bartlett, Keith

    Pages 3-9

  • Feasibility Studies on New Information Technologies

    Biran, David

    Pages 11-19

  • Introduction to the Workshop Session on “The Merging of Defence and Civilian Interests in Computer Communications”

    MacKenzie, R. N.

    Pages 21-26

  • Open Systems Interconnection

    McCrum, W. A.

    Pages 29-41

  • Issues in Multimedia Computer-Based Message System Design and Standardization

    Garcia Luna Aceves, Jose J. (et al.)

    Pages 43-52

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Information Technology and the Computer Network
Editors
  • K. G. Beauchamp
Series Title
Nato ASI Subseries F:
Series Volume
6
Copyright
1984
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-87089-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-87089-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-87091-0
Series ISSN
0258-1248
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 274
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