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ERIC Number: ED016500
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Nov
Pages: 1
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THE MAKING OF TEST--THESAURUS OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENTIFIC TERMS. FINAL REPORT OF PROJECT LEX.
HEALD, J. HESTON
THE BACKGROUND, OPERATIONAL, AND PROCEDURAL EVENTS LEADING TO AND INCLUDED IN THE BUILDING OF THE "THESAURUS OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENTIFIC TERMS" ARE DISCUSSED. THE WORK WAS PERFORMED BY THE OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH, AT THE REQUEST OF THE DIRECTOR, DEFENSE RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING, UNDER A SPECIALLY ESTABLISHED TASK NAMED PROJECT LEX. JOINT WORKING ARRANGEMENTS WITH ENGINEERS JOINT COUNCIL RESULTED IN A SINGLE THEAURUS FOR BOTH DOD AND EJC. SOME RESULTING FACTS AND FIGURES ARE REPORTED, INCLUDING RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COMMITTEE ON SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION (COSATI) FOR CHANGES IN THE "COSATI SUBJECT CATEGORY LIST." APPENDIXES INCLUDE AUTHORIZING PAPERS, AGREEMENTS, REFERENCE MATERIAL, PARTICIPANTS, AND JOINT EJC-DOD CONVENTIONS FOR THESAURUS BUILDING. RESULTS SHOW COLLECTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF A LARGE DATA BANK, SIZE, AND DESCRIPTION OF THE FINAL PRODUCT AS WELL AS COMPUTER SUPPORT AND INTERFACE TO AUTOMATIC TYPESETTING EQUIPMENT. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS AD-661-001 FROM THE CLEARINGHOUSE FOR FEDERAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION, SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA 22151, $3.00 FOR HARD COPY, $0.65 FOR MICROFICHE, 162 PAGES. (AUTHOR)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Naval Research, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Department of Defense