1st Edition

An Introduction to Information Science





ISBN 9780824775087
Published December 22, 1986 by CRC Press
808 Pages

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Book Description

This book comprises an introduction to information as an external commodity; a data base that can be manipulated, retrieved, transmitted, and used. It is useful at an introductory undergraduate level and also for anyone who is new to the field of Information Science.

Table of Contents

"Introduction Information Science as Question-Answering Data Collection and Analysis Data Collection Methods Data Analysis Making Predictions Data Organization and Use Understanding the Data Estimating and Using Data Values Coding the Data Coding the Data Fields, Records, and Files Storing the Data File Structures The Inverted File Retrieving the Data Information Retrieval Systems The Use of Data and Base Management Systems Displaying the Data Data Display Writing Graphics Programs The Communication of Data Human Computer Dialogue The Communication Model Data Manipulation Numerical Techniques Text Processing Decision-Making and Problem-Solving Decision-Making Problem-Solving "

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Flynn\, Roger