Accession Number : AD0813490

Title :   THE BRITISH COMPUTER SCENE. PART I - THE GOVERNMENT IMPACT ON THE COMPUTER SCENE.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s) : Cowie, James ; Hemann, John W. ; Maycock, Paul D.

Report Date : 20 APR 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : This is the first of a series of reports on the survey of the British computer scene. The general economic climate and the British Government's interest in the area are discussed. Computer-related activities of the Ministry of Technology, the Science Research Council, the National Engineering Laboratory, the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, and the Dept. of Education and Science are reviewed. Other reports in the series will cover: The Computer Industry, the National and Regional Computing Centres, Computer Education in British management schools, and the University Computer Programs. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COMPUTERS, GREAT BRITAIN), GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN), DESIGN, ECONOMICS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, AUTOMATIC.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE