ERIC Number: ED233671
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Pacific Telecommunications Council Conference. Papers and Proceedings of a Conference (Honolulu, Hawaii, January 7-9, 1980).
Wedemeyer, Dan J., Ed.
The 106 conference papers in this collection contain the thoughts and concerns of telecommunications carriers, suppliers, users, researchers, and government and professional groups. These papers were presented at a conference organized by the Pacific Telecommunications Council, an independent, voluntary-membership organization dedicated to the beneficial development and use of telecommunications in the Pacific Ocean Region, an area with enormous diversity of language and culture. Papers are categorized by 28 topic areas: computer communication analysis, geographic isolation, evolving trends in communication networks, regulatory and spectrum issues, information retrieval in the home, satellite communications, packet switched networks, telecommunications policy in developed countries, Hawaii's electronics industries, examples of computer communications networks, the 1979 World Administration Radio Conference (WARC), the evolution of information delivery systems for home and business, issues in open systems architecture, legal issues, Pacific telecommunications, computers in scientific networks, telecommunications and economic development in developing countries, communications systems, fiber optic systems, satellites for the Pacific, new telecommunications services, telecommunications planning, social and technical telecommunications futures, United States international telecommunications policy making, educational telecommunications, and pricing telecommunications services. Most papers include abstracts and references. (LMM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Army Research Office, Durham, NC.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Distance Teaching; Pacific Region; Pacific Telecommunications Council; World Administrative Radio Conference