ERIC Number: ED419487
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Pacific Telecommunications Council Annual Conference Proceedings (19th, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 19-22, 1997).
Wedemeyer, Dan J., Ed.; Nickelson, Richard, Ed.
This PTC'97 volume contains papers presented at the 19th annual conference of the Pacific Telecommunications Council, "Pacific Connections: Policy and Technology in the Information Economy" (1997). Three super-session groupings--industry, policy, and technology--provide attendees with a conceptual foundation from which subsequent concurrent sessions are offered: applications/users, social/cultural, industry, development, technology, and executive focus. This volume offers more than 140 papers, arranged chronologically according to date of presentation. Topics include: network-based currencies; teletext technology and stock markets; telemedicine; interactive communications policies; telecommunications in disaster management; telecommunications in developing countries; global systems regulations; wireless networks; integrated management systems; global connectivity; satellite television; telephone services; multimedia technologies; nation-wide research; distance education; electronic tourism; Asynchronous Transmission (ATM) switching systems; electronic banking; competition; strategic international alliances; information economy; rural networks; public telephony; digital television; online services; virtual colleges; technology trends; reinventing education; cellular networks; standards for secure subsea telecommunications cable systems; private investment ventures; intelligent agents; Web searching; outsourcing; and industry development. (Includes subject, country, and author indexes.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Developing Nations, Electronic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, Information Services, Information Sources, Information Technology, Multimedia Materials, Policy Formation, Satellites (Aerospace), Technological Advancement, Telecommunications, Teleconferencing
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
Identifiers - Location: United States