ERIC Number: ED056696
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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The Jerusalem Conference on Information Technology (16-20 August 1971). Proceedings, Vol. II; Panel Discussion Abstracts.
Jerusalem Economic Conference (Israel).
In order to meet the needs of the developing nations, a large number of panel sessions was organized to discuss the basic elements of computer technology that are of interest to developing nations. Some of the issues discussed are: (1) How does one get started with a small or with a large computer system? (2) Who are the individuals who can be turned to throughout the world for assistance in the topic of concern? (3) What experience exists in a particular area? (4) What priority should be given to the topic by the developing nations? (5) Can and should improvements be made in work being conducted by the developing nations? (6) Where can developing nations go to get additional experience? (7) How can developing nations obtain experienced and reliable individuals to help them? (8) What sources of information are important, and how do developing nations acquire these sources of information? This document contains abstracts of the sessions as prepared by panel chairman and many of the panelists. (Volume I is available as LI 003203) (Author/NH)
Descriptors: Computer Science, Conferences, Data Processing, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Information Science, International Programs
ILTAM Corp., 18 Keren Hayesod Street, P.O.B. 7170, Jerusalem, Israel
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Sponsor: ILTAM Corp. for Planning and Research, Jerusalem (Israel).
Authoring Institution: Jerusalem Economic Conference (Israel).
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