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International Standard Book Number0792336593
Cataloging SourcePAGASA-DOST
Local Call Number52 E59i 1995
Main Entry - Personal NameAlbrecht, Miguel A.
 Egret, Daniel
Title StatementInformation and on-line data in astronomy edited by Daniel Egret and Miguel A. Albrecht
Physical Descriptionxi, 291p. figures, tables
Summary, Etc.The ability of storing, managing, and giving access to the huge quantity of data collected by astronomical observatories is one of the major challenges of modern astronomy. At the same time, the growing complexity of data systems implies a change of concepts: the scientist has to manipulate information as well as data. Recent developments of the "WorldWideWeb" bring interesting answers to these problems. The book presents a wide selection of databases, archives, data centers, and information systems. Clear and up-to-date descriptions are included, together with their scientific context and motivations. This volume provides an essential tool for astronomers, librarians, data specialists and computer engineers
Subject Added Entry - Topical TermAstronomy-data processing -- astronomy-information services -- on-line data processing -- information and retrieval systems --Astronomy -- 1995 -- Dordrecht
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Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration52 E59i
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