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Issue 3 • Date 1982

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  • Preface

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):248 - 249
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  • JANUS: An interactive document formatter based on declarative tags

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):250 - 271
    Cited by:  Patents (24)
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    We have discussed the architecture of a document composition system that offers the following principal features: • It is highly interactive, providing authors with immediate feedback by means of an all-points-addressable display. •It is capable of formatting complex documents containing mixtures of text, images, and graphics. •It allows users to mark up their documents with h... View full abstract»

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  • Office-by-Example: A business language that unifies data and word processing and electronic mail

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):272 - 304
    Cited by:  Papers (16)  |  Patents (3)
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    In conclusion, the QBE/OBE language is a high-level nonprocedural language with the following unique features: • Requires very few concepts to get started. • Gives the feeling of manual manipulation of the objects. • Combines word processing, data processing, and communicationin an elegant, compact, and unified manner. • Allows users to customize their own menus. Ȃ... View full abstract»

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  • The EPISTLE text-critiquing system

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):305 - 326
    Cited by:  Papers (4)  |  Patents (7)
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    The long-term objectives of the EPISTLE project are to provide office workers, particularly middle-level managers, with a variety of application packages to help them interact with natural language texts. Initially we are focusing on business letters and on the first of two classes of applications. This first class will provide services for the author, initially furnishing critiques of a draft of ... View full abstract»

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  • OPAS: An office procedure automation system

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):327 - 350
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (17)
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    Progress in office automation has been stimulated by the desire to increase productivity and by advances in technology. Although office automation is still in an early stageo f development, some commercial products have become available, and many users have had some experience with them. However, today's products are mainly tools for office mechanization and not systems for automation. Such is the... View full abstract»

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  • A case study of office workstation use

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):351 - 369
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    In the spring of 1981 the authors decided to study an operational problem at the IBM San Jose Research Laboratory. A variety of typewriters and terminal equipment installed in offices throughout the Laboratory had been acquired over a period of time for use by administrative and secretarial workers. As part of planning for an expansion of physical facilities, a committee compiled an inventory of t... View full abstract»

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  • Authors

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):370 - 374
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  • Suggested reading

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):375 - 377
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  • Books

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):378 - 379
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