Data for Science and Technology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080262017, 9781483153681

Data for Science and Technology

1st Edition

Proceedings of the Seventh International CODATA Conference, Kyoto, Japan, 8-11 October 1980

Editors: Phyllis S. Glaeser
eBook ISBN: 9781483153681
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 640
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Data for Science and Technology covers the proceedings of the Seventh International CODATA Conference. This text is comprised of 133 chapters with a total of 180 papers from 400 hundred authors, which cover CODATA concerned with environmental and energy questions along with problems of data banking and telecommunications network operations. This book provides valuable assessment of data and points out alternatives, trends, and requirements for the future, such as production and use of data in pure applied sciences; data for the development of human settlements in a dynamic world; informatical analysis of scientific research activities; and data on our evolutionary heritage. Researchers from all scientific fields will find this book a great source reference material, since it presents research from various disciplines.

Table of Contents


Members of the Organizing Committees

Editor's Note


In Memoriam


Presidential Address

Keynote Addresses

Production and Use of Data in the Pure and Applied Sciences

Data for the Development of Human Settlements in a Dynamic World

Informatical Analysis of Scientific Research Activities


Data on Our Evolutionary Heritage

Computerized Gas Chromatography

Data Collection From 2-Dimensional Gel-Electrophoreses Experiments

The Generation of Diversity of Antibodies: A Problem of Combinatorial Analysis

Higher Order Activities of Biological Systems

Compilation and Evaluation of Radiation Depth Dose Data from Electron Accelerators Used for Radiotherapy: Experiences of a Pilot Data Project in a Hospital Environment

A New Computer Program for Chemical Diagnosis of the Metabolic Diseases

Evaluation of Neuronal Spike Train Data by New Methodologies of Waveform Discrimination and Point Process Analysis

ERGODATA, an International Data Bank in Biometry and Ergonomy: Conversational use and Development of the Data Bank

The Automation of Human Fertility Analysis

The Use of Cluster Analysis and Display Method of Pattern Recognition in Structure - Activity Studies of Antibiotics

Development of a National Information System of Laboratory Organisms

On the Use of a Data Base System for Information Processing in Plant Breeding

On-Line Information Retrieval System on Protein Structure Data and Interactive Graphics Display in Protein Crystallography

Systematic Information Retrieval and Directional Data Analysis of Oligopeptide Units in Protein Data Bank

Basic Requirement for Operating Sub-Center Work in Data Processing System. A Model Case in Research Field of Peptide

Data Contents and Processing in a National Information System of Laboratory Organisms

A Medical Record Database for the A-Bomb Survivors

Data Base of the Interpretations of Automated ECG Analysis

Collection, Storage and Dissemination of Clinically Useful Data — An Experience with Drug Data

Cluster Analysis of Microbiological Data in Oversize Data Bases



Attitudes Toward Data in the Hard and Medium-Hard Sciences

Interactive Graphic Data Entry and Display for the Geo-Database System

Natural Resources, Cartography

Quantitative Integration of Mineral Exploration Data From the Grong Mining District Norway

The Electric Power Research Institute Water Supply Data Base: A Scarce Resource Research Tool

Microcomputers and the Aggregation of Field Data in the South Pacific Basin

Correspondences Analysis in Thematic Cartography

Pattern Recognition and Cartographic Themes Combination for Water Resources Mapping

Digital Processing of Space Imagery for Topographic and Thematic Mapping: The French Spot Project

The French Subsoil Data Bank of the Bureau de Recherches Geologiques et Minieres: Objectives, Options and Facilities

The Biwa System as a Prototype Data Base to Manage Various Kinds of Data in Geology and Related Sciences

The Use of "Digital National Land Information": Present State and Future Possibilities


SMLESIS - Database for Multidisciplinary Research with Application to Environmentology

Current and Potential Applications of Remote Sensing Satellite Data in Oceanography

Environmental Equation of State of the Earth as a Habitat

Information Needs of Environmental Management Systems

The Status and Problems on Climatic Data in Japan

Some Problems on Data Related Air Pollution Meteorology

Problems of Data in Local and Micro-Scale Climatology and Meteorology

The Principal Offshore Oil-Spill Accidents and Tanker Casualties Databank (1955-1980) Compiled by the Institut Frangais du Petrole


Dissemination of Data in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Compilation of Machine-Readable Astronomical Data Files

Data Management Techniques Applied to Machine-Readable Astronomical Data

The Retrieval System for the Stellar Bibliography in Japan

Physics, Chemistry

General and Energy Application

Numerical Data Banks in Physics: What Has Been Done, What Should Be Done

The Impact of a Data Base on Elementary Particle Physics Research in the U.K.

Database and Retrieval-Display System of Atomic Data for Thermonuclear Fusion Research

Development of a Computer Assisted Documentation and Information Retrieval for Molecular Physics in the Gaseous Phase

Compilation of Nuclear Reaction Data in Japan

Screening of Latent Heat-Thermal Energy Storage Materials by Using Evaluated Thermodynamic Data

New Thermodynamic Functions Relevant to Conservation of Energy

On the Criteria for the Determination of the Best Values of Constants

GAPHYOR: A Computerized Retrieval System on Properties of Atoms, Molecules and Gases

EROICA Database: A Database for Fundamental Physical Properties of Organic and Organometallic Compounds


Preliminary Research for the Establishment of Spectral Data Bank in National Chemical Laboratory for Industry

Wavenumber Standards in the Infrared

New Developments in Infrared Spectral Data Coding

An Efficient Search Program (KISS) for ASTM Infrared Spectral Data

A Carbon-13 NMR Database for Advanced Research in Polymers

A Carbon-13 and Proton NMR Spectral Data Retrieval System: Spires

Personal Literature Database Construction for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Retrieval and Simulation of UV Photoelectron Spectra of Organic Molecules

"Structural" Chemistry, Crystallography

Critical Evaluation and Compilation of Molecular Geometry Data Determined by Gas Electron Diffraction

Evaluation of Raman Spectral Data

The JICST On-Line Mass Spectral Search System

Present Status of Users and Contributors of Mass Spectral Data in Japan

Geometrical Structure of Carbonyl Chloride: A Case Study of the Complementary Use of Gas Electron Diffraction and Microwave Spectroscopy

Creation and Capabilities of Computerized Data Banks Containing Information on Chemical Structures and Properties

Inorganic Crystal Structure Database

Mineral and Inorganic Crystal Database

An Intermolecular Contact Check for Crystal Structure Data

Molecular and Crystal Data System. II.

Accumulation of Atomic Coordinates Not Printed in Crystal Structure Reports

The NIH-EPA Chemical Information System (CIS)

Compact Description of Chemical Structures

Automorphism Partitioning of Vertices of a Chemical Graph

Adjacent Name Fragment Pair - A New Search Key to Chemical Substances

Computer-Based Compilation and Filing of Electrochemical Kinetic Parameters

Thermodynamics, Thermophysical Properties, Materials

Handling and Evaluation of Large Networks of Thermochemical Data

Joint Proceedings of Thermal, Calorical and Acoustical Experimental Data for Compilation of Thermodynamic Tables

The IVTAN Data Bank on the Thermodynamic Properties of Individual Substances

Planning of a High Pressure Data Bank (PIEZODATA)

Perfect Gas Thermodynamic Properties of Simple Chemical Substances

The Fluid Phase Equilibrium Data Project of the IUPAC Subcommittee on Thermodynamic Tables

Necessity for Establishing the Skeleton Tables on the Thermodynamic Properties of Fluids

Prediction of Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Fluids by Means of the Significant Liquid Structure Theory

Chemical Thermodynamic Properties of Coal Chemicals: Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Recent Activities of the Japanese Research Committee on Thermophysical Properties of Fluids

A New Database on the Thermophysical Properties of Fluids

Thermodynamic and Phase Diagram Data of Metal-Sulfur Systems

Application of the Tait Equation to the Determination of Thermophysical Properties of Fluids Under Pressure

Vapor Pressure Data of Simple Organic Substances, Their Availability and Reliability

Recent Developments in the Collection, Critical Evaluation, and Publication of Polarographic and Related Data

Materials Data Base for Energy Applications

Engineering, Industry

Data Bases for Rapid Response to Power Reactor Problems

A Computerized Materials Database for an Automotive Manufacturer

Data on Corrosion Protection in Electrical Power Equipment

Data Gaps in Respect to Organic Industrial Chemicals

ESDU - Fulfilling Industrial Needs for Data

Estimation of Physical Properties From the Data File of Superconductive Materials

EMPIS: A Materials Data Program of an Electrical Manufacturing Company

Compilation of Materials Data for Development of Specific Electronic Devices

General, I.E. Non-disciplinary or Interdisciplinary Aspects of Data Management

Storage and Dissemination

Database Management Systems for Numeric/Structured Data: An Overview

Interactive Graphical Techniques for Data Comprehension

Tool System for Computer Aided Design of Highly Performing Digital Systems

Application of a DBMS at NEA Data Bank: Problems and Experience with a Large Data Base on a Small Computer

Using a Relational DBMS in the Scientific Community

Omnidata and Related Software as Developed and Applied by the Office of Standard Reference Data for On-Line Retrieval, Analysis, and Manipulation of NSRDS Data Bases

User-Oriented Database Management System, Cood, and Its Application to On-line Data Storage and Retrieval

Data System Organization

Data Portability Between Large and Mini-Computers

Integrated Information and Communication System for Problem Solving: Basic Concepts

Information System Monitoring and Analysis to Support the Evaluation of Computerized Access to On-Line Data Bases: Part I. Monitoring

Information System Monitoring and Analysis to Support the Evaluation of Computerized Access to On-Line Data Bases: Part II. Analysis

Synthesis of Scientific Information Using Large-Scale Bibliographic Database

Integrating Data, From Different Sources, at Different Scales

Data Element Standardization: A Methodology for Describing Numeric Data

A Model of Topological Spatial Database System for Unified Description and Management of Various Data

QCLDB - Quantum Chemistry Literature Data Base

Patterns, Images

Quantification of Patterns and Its Application to the Analysis of Variance

Linear and Nonlinear Data Reduction of Chemical Data Bases with Underlying Variable Factor Analysis

Graph-Based Region Analyzer

Interactive Graphic Analysis of Three-Dimensional Data

Miscellaneous Topics, Including Legal Aspects

The Numeric Data - Problems of Non Reproducible Data Due to Large Growth Rates

An Approach to Retrieval of Conceptional Contents of Scientific Information - Sentence Retrieval

The Economics of On-Line Data Dissemination

Copyright in Computer Programs And Data Bases

Data Needs for Development

On a Tentative Step to Find CODATA Coworkers in a Country

Author Index

Subject Index

List of Participants


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