ERIC Number: ED039122
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Dec
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Conference on Communication Problems in the Mathematical Sciences, Final Report.
American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI.
Reports on the AMS Conference on Communication Problems in the Mathematical Sciences which was organized by the Society's Committee to Monitor Problems in Communication is presented. The scientific program of the conference included a number of special addresses and five panel discussions. Among the items discussed were (1) the need for founding a new American survey journal at the research level along the lines of the Russian journal, USPEHI, (2) the Information Exchange Groups established in the field of biochemistry to facilitate preprint exchange, (3) a description of the organization and activities of the American Institute of Physics, (4) the distinction between "important" papers and technical papers, (5) several types of editorial problems, (6) duplication of results, (7) the merits of reviews versus author abstracts, and (8) the history of several reviewing journals from various countries. (RP)
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Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI.