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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 1 • Date March 1973

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s): c1
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  • Inside front cover

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s): c2
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  • Editorial: G-PC in '73. A preview of '74

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s): 1
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  • Tutorial use of multiple type faces

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):2 - 6
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    A speaker conveys information not only by pronouncing words; he also uses pitch, inflection, and varying amplitude. The writer conveys information using printed letters concatenated to make words, these, in turn made into sentences. He has available similar mechanisms to supplement his written communication but rarely uses them: he can use different type faces; he can lay out the information upon ... View full abstract»

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  • Preparation of a technical bibliography

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):7 - 10
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    This is a practical guide for the compilation of a subject bibliography, with special reference to bibliographies in electrical and electronic engineering. Suggestions and hints are given for each of the three stages of compilation of a bibliography: planninf, reference collection, and editing. View full abstract»

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  • Prose pollution

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):11 - 14
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    It is the author's thesis that more battles have been lost because of misunderstood orders than because of the failure of strategy, tactics or logistics; that the most important tool of the manager is not the computer, the high speed copier, the automatic voice network and other devices about which there is so much concern, but the language itself which, almost unnoticed, continues to disintegrate... View full abstract»

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  • Systematic techniques for solving nonlinear communications

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):15 - 17
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    An explanation of differences of individuals in engineering communications skills places common problems in several psychological contexts. Individual and corporate personality types are examined along with standard approaches to improving communications. Group communication patterns are analyzed and systematic techniques are presented which add behavioural psychological considerations to the mech... View full abstract»

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  • A review of style guides

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):18 - 22
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    A historical approach to the study of the development of style manuals for book publishers and writers is undertaken. Guides of the ancient world are discussed and compared with the most widely used of today's manuals. Included is an evaluation of the changes that have occurred during this century. A shift from the publisher-oriented style manual to those with a greater concern for the needs and g... View full abstract»

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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s):22 - 23
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  • Book review

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s): 23
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  • Advertisements

    Publication Year: 1973, Page(s): 24
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Aims & Scope

The IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to applied research on professional communication--including but not limited to technical and business communication. It has been published since 1957 by the Professional Communication Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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Editor-in-Chief
George F. Hayhoe
Mercer University School of Eng.