ERIC Number: ED253193
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
UNISIST Working Group on Technology of Systems Interconnection. Meeting (3rd, Quezon City, Philippines, October 17-20, 1983).
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). General Information Programme.
Participants in the meeting summarized in this report advised and made recommendations on appropriate activities and programs conducive to the development of cooperative networks and the exchange of information and experience in science and technology in the Asia Pacific Region. Invited in their personal capacity as experts, the 14 participants came from 12 countries--Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Cook Islands, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Italy, The Philippines, Thailand, and the United States. Specializations represented included computerized information systems design and development, information services provision, networkings, systems compatibility, telecommunications, and public data networks. Brief descriptions cover the election of officers, remarks of chairman Peter Judge (Australia), reports on the Asian Regional Seminar on Local Databases and Their Use (held in Quezon City, October 10-14, 1983), five technical sessions, and three group discussions on databases which focused on information systems and services, the compatibility issue, and telecommunications and networking. Recommendations are listed by topic area. Also included is a report of the sub-group on telecommunications and networking, which proposes a communications network linking UNESCO-affiliated organizations in the Asia Pacific Region. Annexes include a list of participants and related documents, the text of opening remarks by A. Neelameghan, an agenda, and an expanded summary of the earlier seminar on local databases. (LMM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). General Information Programme.