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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Information technology research and development.
New York : Pergamon Press, 1985
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.|
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiii, 342 pages) : illustrations|
|Details:||Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.|
|Contents:||Front Cover; Information Technology Research and Development: Critical Trends and Issues; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Office of Technology Assessment; Foreword; OTA Information Technology Research and Development Project Staff; Information Technology Research and Development Advisory Panel; Part 1: Information Technology Research and Development; Chapter 1. Introduction and Summary; Goals for Federal R & D Policy; Principal Findings; The Nature of Information Technology R & D; Case Studies; Issues and Strategies; Summary. Chapter 2. The Environment for R & D inInformation Technology in the United StatesIntroduction; Concepts for R & D; The Roles of the Participants and the R & D Environment; Measures of the Health of U.S.R & D in Information Technology; A Synthesis: The Changing U.S.R & D Environment; Observations; Chapter 3. Selected Case Studies inInformation Technology Research and Development; Introduction; Case Study 1: Advanced Computer Architecture; Case Study 2: Fiber Optic Communications; Case Study 3: Software Engineering; Case Study 4: Artificial Intelligence. Chapter 4. Effects of Deregulation and Divestiture on ResearchFindings; Antitrust Laws, Deregulation, and Divestiture; Management of Research at AT & T; Factors Affecting Research; Policy Implications; Chapter 4 References; Chapter 5. Education and Human Resources for Research and Development; Findings; The Concern About Manpower; The Relationship Between Manpower Development and Economic Growth; Identifying Particular Manpower Problems and Solutions; The Range of Manpower Predictions; The Supply of Manpower; The Problems in Higher Education; Elementary and Secondary Education. The Federal Role in Manpower DevelopmentThe Societal Context for Determining Federal Manpower Policy; Chapter 5 References; Chapter 6. New Roles for Universities in Information Technology R & D; Introduction; A Conceptual Framework; Forces Driving New Relationships; Impacts of New University Arrangements; New Roles for Universities: Selected Case Studies; Chapter 6 References; Chapter 7. Foreign Information Technology Research and Development; International Trends in Information Technology Research and Development; Implications for U.S. Information Technology R & D Policies; Conclusions; Japan. FranceThe United Kingdom; Chapter 8. Information Technology R & D in the Context of U.S. Science and Technology Policy; Findings; Introduction; Part I: Background; Part II: Key Issue Areas; Concluding Thoughts; Chapter 9. Technology and Industry; Importance of Information Technology; Composition of Information Technology; Characteristics of the U.S. Information Technology Industry; Where the Technology is Heading; Index.|
|Responsibility:||Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the United States.|
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