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close this bookExpanding Access to Science and Technology (UNU, 1994, 462 pages)
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close this folderSession 1: Access to science and technology and the information revolution
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close this folderIntroduction: Access to science for the benefit of mankind
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close this folderKeynote presentation: the impact of information technology on the access to science
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close this folderSession 2a: Experiences with international cooperation and the developing countries
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close this folderA critical evaluation of experiences and strategies
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close this folderSession 2b: The technological experience: information resources and networks
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close this folderDatabases and data banks
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close this folderCommunication networks
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close this folderThe electronic library
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View the documentPanel discussion 1: Achievements and limitations in international cooperation as seen by the developing countries
close this folderSession 3: New technologies and media for information retrieval and transfer
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close this folderThe potential offered by ''extended retrieval''
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close this folderInformation retrieval: Theory, experiment, and operational systems
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View the document1. Scientific communication and information retrieval
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close this folderComputerized front-ends in retrieval systems
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close this folderMultimedia technology: A design challenge
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close this folderSession 4: Intelligent access to information: Part 1
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close this folderSimulated man-machine systems as computer-aided information transfer and self-learning tools
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close this folderHuman-centred design of information systems
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close this folderDesigning interactive systems based on cognitive theories of human information processing
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close this folderPersonal hypermedia systems
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close this folderMachine translation
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close this folderThe new world of computing: The sub-language paradigm
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close this folderReal-world computing and flexible information access: MITI's new programme
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close this folderSession 5: From new technologies to new modalities of cooperation
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close this folderSystems management for information technology development
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close this folderA role for the UNU/IIST: Developing countries' access to new information technologies
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View the document1. Part 1: UNU/IIST
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close this folderThe potential of information technologies for international cooperation
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View the document1. The new technologies
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View the documentPanel discussion 2: Towards new modalities of international cooperation
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