ERIC Number: ED168831
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Electronics: The Continuing Revolution. No. 5 in a Series of Special "Science" Compendia.
Abelson, Philip H., Ed.; Hammond, Allen L., Ed.
Presented are articles originally published in "Science" during 1975-77. This issue is divided into five parts. The first part presents four articles designed to provide an overview of the past, present, and future of electronics. The second part presents twelve articles showing the pervasiveness of electronics in banking and marketing, medicine, communications, research, education, national defense, and industry. The third part discusses some policy problems resulting from the electronic revolution. These include problems of international trade, telecommunication and government regulation, and employment. The fourth part deals with computers, computer networks, microprocessors, and what computers mean to man and society. The last part, Research Frontiers, covers such areas as new memory technologies, fiber optics for telecommunications, and the limits of solid-state electronics. (BB)
Descriptors: Computer Science, Computers, Economics, Educational Technology, Electronics, Electronics Industry, Industry, Marketing, Medicine, Research, Research Reports, Technological Advancement, Technology
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005 ($4.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see SE 026 896-898; Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document