Accession Number : AD0641278

Title :   MANIPULATING DATES AND TIME LAPSES IN A COMPUTERIZED RECORDS SYSTEM,

Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : HUGHES,Harry M.

Report Date : SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : A technic for handling dates within a computer as consecutive integers is defined and illustrated. Various possible applications are suggested, with an example demonstrating conversion in, conversion out, time between dates, number of weekdays between dates, and identification of a biweekly report date. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BIOMETRY, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, RECORDING SYSTEMS, NUMBER THEORY, DATA PROCESSING, HOSPITALS, MEDICAL RESEARCH

Subject Categories : Biology
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE