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ERIC Number: ED419487
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 769
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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)
Pacific Telecommunications Council, 2454 South Beretania Street, Suite 302, Honolulu, HI 96826; phone 1-808-941-3789.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, HI.
Identifiers - Location: United States