ERIC Number: ED148343
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Computer Science and Technology: A Survey of Eleven Government-Developed Data Element Dictionary/Directory Systems.
National Bureau of Standards (DOC), Washington, DC. Inst. for Computer Sciences and Technology.
This report presents the current state of the art of government developed Data Element Dictionary/Directory (DED/D) systems. DED/D's are software tools used for managing and controlling information and data. The introduction of the report includes a list of the government agency systems surveyed and a summary matrix presenting each system's general characteristics. A comparative list focusing on the technical characteristics of each system, a narrative description highlighting each system's special characteristics and the agency's experience with it, and scope notes and definitions of the terms referred to in the report are appended. Information presented in this report is intended to serve both the technical and administrative automated data processing community. (Author/JPF)
Descriptors: Agencies, Computer Programs, Data Processing, Dictionaries, Directories, Federal Government, Guidelines, Programing Languages, State of the Art Reviews
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock no. C13.10:500-16)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Bureau of Standards (DOC), Washington, DC. Inst. for Computer Sciences and Technology.
Note: Appendix A of limited reproducibility; Computer Science & Technology Series