ERIC Number: ED056719
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
Reference Count: 0
The Improvement of Communication Within the World-System.
Judge, Anthony J. N.
The advantages research workers will derive from the creation of the proposed computer-based information center are stressed. Most of the techniques needed have already been applied in the physical sciences and engineering. The problem remains to adapt them to the less easily quantifiable variables encountered in the political, social, management and information sciences which are essential to an adequate analysis of the world system. Use of the given techniques should make it possible to move quickly to a stage where there is an interaction between techniques and their adaptation to the available equipment which permits progressively more rapid and sophisticated analysis as well as an increasing "spin-off" to assist practical decision-making. Some features could be quickly available at a low, but useful, level of sophistication. However, the possibility of gradually and flexibly increasing sophistication as techniques improve and funds become available should be recognized. (Author/NH)
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Authoring Institution: Union of International Associations, Brussels (Belgium).
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