Volume 21 Issue 7 • July 1984

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    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):1 - 3
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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 3
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    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):4 - 7
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):8 - 9
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  • Reflections

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):10 - 11
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  • Book reviews

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):12 - 15
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  • Technically speaking

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 16
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  • Whatever happened to

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 17
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  • Spin-offs

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):18 - 21
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  • Best bits: Applications of microprocessors

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):22 - 24
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  • Spectral lines: Saving the best

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 25
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    Our profession has created a veritable glut of records and artifacts including research notebooks, proposals, memos, and the likeā€”not to mention a plethora of mock-ups, breadboards, models, and eouipment prototypes. And both are increasing at an exponential rate. Which documents and hardware should be saved? And for what purposes? View full abstract»

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  • A survey of color graphics printing: User needs for permanent copies of charts, graphs, and other illustrations are growing rapidly, and the technology is catching up to meet the demand

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):26 - 37
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    The requirements posed for color printers by various applications are discussed, and the remaining mechanical problems are described. The various types of printers available are examined, and their advantages and disadvantages discussed. View full abstract»

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  • A communications network for the Summer Olympics: Behind-the-scenes communicating at the Games in Los Angeles seemed a complicated and thankless task, yet AT&T took it on

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):38 - 44
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    Describes the Electronic Messaging System (EMS) set up by AT&T at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles. It comprises a network of 1700 terminals, 300 printers, and 7000 paging devices, all connected to 14 minicomputers by a communications system that includes almost 300 miles of light-guide cable. The EMS represents the first use, outside the former Bell System, of the 3BNet, a communications ... View full abstract»

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  • International data wars are brewing: U.S. telecommunications deregulation, Third World protectionism, and European privacy regulations may complicate or curtail data flow across borders

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):45 - 49
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    An `information war' could threaten the international telecommunications grid on which modern business depends for moving data around the world. Three areas of concern are: the extension of the deregulation of US domestic telecommunications in a way that affects the international network; protectionist policies, already growing in the trade of goods, could start to spill over into the exchange of ... View full abstract»

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  • Do EE careers suffer from poor management?

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):50 - 54
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    The concluding article in a series of six on engineering work environments and the bench-level and managing engineers that work in them is presented. Four companies-manufacturers of computers, semiconductors, military equipment, and consumer products-were the focus of the study. A summary of the different management setups in the four companies and the effects on electrical engineers was studied b... View full abstract»

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  • Nurturing energy infants and orphans: One full-time director is responsible for the DOE's Division of Advanced Energy Projects, overseeing its $10 million budget and caring for projects that no one else wants

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):55 - 59
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    The US Department of Energy's Division of Advanced Energy Projects is discussed. This department provides government money for extremely high risk, high reward research projects. It has a $10 million budget, a full time professional director and is entirely devoted to civilian projects. The origin of the Division is described, its operation is examined, and the types of projects receiving funds ar... View full abstract»

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  • The origins of EE education: a matter of degree

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):60 - 68
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    The early historical development of electrical engineering education is examined, beginning with the initial activities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cornell up until 1900. View full abstract»

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  • EEs' tools & toys

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):69 - 72
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  • Calendar

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):73 - 79
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  • Papers are invited

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  • New and recent IEEE publications

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):83 - 84
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  • IEEE tables of contents

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):84 - 95
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  • Scanning the Institute

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s): 96
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  • Coming in Spectrum

    Publication Year: 1984, Page(s):96 - 98
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