ERIC Number: ED052622
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Center for Computer Sciences and Technology.
National Bureau of Standards (DOC), Washington, DC.
Functions of the Center for Computer Sciences and Technology (CCST), a national center for computer research and development for the United States government, are described. CCST provides computer and related services to the National Bureau of Standards of which it is a part and to other government agencies on a cost-reimbursable basis. The Office of Computer Information, within the CCST, has developed an information management system, classifies computer information by concept, and provides an information service on computers and their applications. The Center has set up standards for federal information processing and provides consultation, technical assistance, and advisory services to other government agencies concerning laboratory automation, automated accounting, remote computer graphics, and specialized input/output equipment. Research and development have been initated on performance measurement of remote access computer systems, teletypewriter terminal design, a pharmacological information system, communications network planning, a data definition language, and interactive programing. (JK)
Descriptors: Agencies, Agency Role, Automation, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Output Microfilm, Computer Science, Computers, Data Processing, Federal Government, Information Processing, Information Services, Laboratories, Research and Development Centers, Research Projects, Technological Advancement
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (431-997/276
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Authoring Institution: National Bureau of Standards (DOC), Washington, DC.