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              Mathematical Sciences, Technology, and Economic Competitiveness

              Mathematical Sciences, Technology, and Economic Competitiveness (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; on Mathematical Sciences, Board; Glimm, James

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              Describes the contributions of mathematics to the nation's advanced technology and to economic competitiveness. This book addresses various high-technology industries and breadth of mathematical endeavors in the United States as they materially contribute to the technology base f ...

              ISBN 9780309044837
              Published 15 January 1991 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Realizing the Potential of C4I: Fundamental Challenges

              Realizing the Potential of C4I: Fundamental Challenges (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee to Review DOD C4I Plans and Programs; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; Computer Science and Telecommunications Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National

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              Identifies three major areas as fundamental challenges to the full Department of Defense (DOD) exploitation of C4I technology - information systems security, interoperability, and various aspects of DOD process and culture. This book details principles by which to assess DOD effo ...

              ISBN 9780309064859
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Rights and Responsibilities of Participants in Networked Communities

              Rights and Responsibilities of Participants in Networked Communities (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Steering Committee on Rights and Responsibilities of Participants in Networked Communities; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

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              Describes a number of social and legal issues as they relate to various members of electronically networked communities. After an introduction to legal precedents and to the manner in which societies develop norms for social behavior, this book explores rights and responsibilitie ...

              ISBN 9780309050906
              Published 15 January 1994 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Assessing the Value of Research in the Chemical Sciences

              Assessing the Value of Research in the Chemical Sciences (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Sciences Roundtable, Chemical

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              Captures messages from a workshop that brought together research managers from government, industry, and academia to review and discuss the mechanisms that have been proposed or used to assess the value of chemical research. This book presents approaches that identify ways of ass ...

              ISBN 9780309061391
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Statistical Software Engineering

              Statistical Software Engineering (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; Panel on Statistical Methods in Software Engineering; Academy of Sciences, National

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              Identifies opportunities in development and implementation of software that contain statistical content. This book presents opportunities for research in the statistical sciences and their applications in software engineering. Statistical thinking can help to increase understandi ...

              ISBN 9780309053440
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Preserving Scientific Data on Our Physical Universe: A New Strategy for Archiving the Nation's Scientific Information Resources

              Preserving Scientific Data on Our Physical Universe: A New Strategy for Archiving the Nation's Scientific Information Resources (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; Steering Committee for the Study on the Long-Term Retention of Selected Scientific and Technical Records of the Federal Government; Academy of Sciences, National

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              Advises the National Archives and Records Administration and federal R&D agencies on the long-term retention of scientific and technical data, in electronic formats. This book proposes the creation of a National Scientific Information Resource Federation, to link the government's ...

              ISBN 9780309051866
              Published 15 January 1995 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              The Field of Solar Physics: Review and Recommendations for Ground-Based Solar Research

              The Field of Solar Physics: Review and Recommendations for Ground-Based Solar Research (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; on Solar Physics, Committee

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              Summarizes the major questions in solar physics theory and observations, and proposes recommendations. This study addresses institutional issues as the role of the universities in the national solar observations, structural barriers to careers in solar physics, and the leadership ...

              ISBN 9780309040822
              Published 15 January 1989 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Opportunities in Chemistry

              Opportunities in Chemistry (Hardback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology; Committee to Survey Opportunities in the Chemical Sciences

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              Addresses the direction in which chemical research is heading, including developments, technological applications, and the ways advances in chemistry can be used to improve the human condition. This book examines economic and political implications of chemical research and lists ...

              ISBN 9780309036337
              Published 15 January 1985 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Probability and Algorithms

              Probability and Algorithms (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; Panel on Probability and Algorithms; Academy of Sciences, National

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              Concepts from the field of probability are useful in analyzing the performance of algorithms. This book surveys both of these areas on the interface of the mathematical sciences and computer science. It aims to attract new researchers to this area and provide them with enough bac ...

              ISBN 9780309047760
              Published 15 January 1992 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Elementary-Particle Physics

              Elementary-Particle Physics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications; Board on Physics and Astronomy; Survey Committee, Physics

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              Part of the Physics in a New Era series of assessments of the various branches of the field, Elementary-Particle Physics reviews progress in the field over the past 10 years and recommends actions needed to address the key questions that remain unanswered. It explains in simple t ...

              ISBN 9780309035767
              Published 15 January 1986 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Series Physics Through the 1990s: A Series
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