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Issue Winter • Date Fourth Quarter 1982

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): c1
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  • [Inside front cover]

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): c2
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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): 1
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  • List of staff

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): 2
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  • Feedback letters

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): 3
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  • Editorial

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): 4
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  • What's happening?

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): 5
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  • How to get to work: Trade in your passive study techniques, including the yellow Magic Marker

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):6 - 10
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    “I really studied for this test, and I thought I knew the material. Of course, I reviewed it the night before class, then I studied each chapter as we reviewed it in class. What's more, I used a yellow underliner, but …” View full abstract»

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  • Graduate school or work? Some elementary truths about graduate degrees, as viewed by an EE department chairman

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): 11
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    Graduate school, industry, or both? These are key questions facing graduating seniors in engineering. The world of work is extremely attractive: salary offers are high and besides, going to school may be getting old hat. But there are reasons to consider postponing work opportunities to go to graduate school full time. View full abstract»

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  • Rx for obsolescence: Shakespeare, Sophocles, and the Renaissance engineer — All are part of a plea for speaking out for technology

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):12 - 13
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    If ever innovation and enterprise were required, they are in these days of shrinking energy supplies, critical food and water shortages, failing transportation systems, urban decay, and social upheaval. In the solution of all these problems, the engineer has a role to play, but engineers may not be equal to the task. They may already be obsolescent — not technically inadequate, but socially... View full abstract»

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  • All of the above … and more: Design considerations not taught in the classrooms

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):14 - 15
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    Today, a designer of electronics software and hardware must be aware that a commercial product should meet all required specifications, operate correctly, and be relatively easy to service when it fails to operate. View full abstract»

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  • A professionally complete education: Identity crisis? IEEE student membership aids self-discovery

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):16 - 18
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  • Books — Digital signal processing: First, an overview; then a survey of the basic texts

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):19 - 21
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  • Surviving the employment hot seat: Investigate a future employer thoroughly — before the interview

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):22 - 24
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    Picture this. A student nears the end of a successful job interview. Then the interviewer asks, “What do you know about the XYZ Corp.?” Or, “Why do you want to work for us?” At that point, the interviewee coughs nervously and mumbles something about the merits of XYZ's D/A converters. End of interview, end of employment possibility with XYZ, which manufactures display t... View full abstract»

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  • The EE at work

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):25 - 26
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  • Branch honor roll: Raise your glasses to 10 dedicated men who make their Student Branches work

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):27 - 29
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  • Looking back

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): 30
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  • Reader response

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s):30 - 31
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  • The gamesman puzzles and sticklers

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): 32
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  • [Inside back cover]

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): c3
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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 1982, Page(s): c4
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Texas Instruments
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