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Information and communications technology or information and communication technology, usually called ICT, is often used as an extended synonym for information technology (IT) but is usually a more general term that stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals), intelligent building management systems and audio-visual systems in modern information technology.

 
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Army Rdt&E Budget Item Justification (R2 Exhibit)

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: A. Mission Description and Budget Item Justification. The Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2) is a digital, battle command information system that provides integrated, on-the-move, timely, relevant battle command information to tactical combat, combat support and combat service support leaders and soldiers. FBCB2 incorporates state-of-the-art information technology to allow commanders to concentrate combat system effects rather than combat forces,...

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Army Rdt&E Budget Item Justification (R2 Exhibit)

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: A. Mission Description and Budget Item Justification. The Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2) is a digital, battle command information system that provides integrated, on-the-move, timely, relevant battle command information to tactical combat, combat support and combat service support leaders and soldiers. FBCB2 incorporates state-of-the-art information technology to allow commanders to concentrate combat system effects rather than combat forces,...

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Army Rdt&E Budget Item Justification (R2 Exhibit)

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

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Rdt&E Budget Item Justification Sheet (R-2 Exhibit)

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: (U) Mission Description: (U) The Defense Research Sciences Program Element is budgeted in the Basic Research Budget Activity because it provides the technical foundation for long-term National Security enhancement through the discovery of new phenomena and the exploration of the potential of such phenomena for Defense applications. It supports the scientific study and experimentation that is the basis for more advanced knowledge and understanding in information,...

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Rdt&E Budget Item Justification Sheet (R-2 Exhibit)

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: (U) Mission Description: (U) The Computing Systems and Communications Technology program element is budgeted in the applied research budget activity because it is directed toward the application of advanced, innovative computing systems and communications technologies. This program element and the four projects included within it were created in accordance with congressional intent in the FY 2005 D.O.D. appropriations bill with prior year funding budgeted in PE ...

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Exhibit R-2, Rdt&E Budget Item Justification

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: A. Mission Description and Budget Item Justification. The Joint Interoperability Test Command, as required by D.O.D. Directive 4630.5, D.O.D. Instruction 4630.8, D.O.D. Directive 5105.19, D.O.D. Regulation 5000.2-R, and CJCSI 6212.01B, provides life cycle test, evaluation, certification and technical support for all D.O.D. National Security Systems/Information Technology Systems (NSS/ITS) to assure all users that Combatant Commander, Service, and Agency systems ...

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Exhibit R-2, Rdt&E Project Justification

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: A. Mission Description and Budget Item Justification. The Global Combat Support System (GCSS) is an initiative that provides end-to-end visibility of retail and unit level Combat Support (CS) capability up through the National Strategic Level, facilitating information interoperability across and between CS and Command and Control (C2). GCSS for the Combatant Command/Joint Task Force Commander (CC/JTF) is fielded as a GCCS-J mission application, providing decisio...

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Exhibit R-2, Rdt&E Budget Item Justification

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: A. Mission Description and Budget Item Justification. The Defense Technical Information Center’s mission is to provide timely and effective exchange of Scientific and Technical Information (STI) and Research & Engineering Information (R&E), to improve the quality and resource effectiveness of D.O.D. research, and to support D.O.D.-wide decision making. DTIC provides centralized acquisition, processing, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of STI, including info...

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Exhibit R-2, Rdt&E Budget Item Justification

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: A. Mission Description and Budget Item Justification. The Defense Technical Information Center’s mission is to provide timely and effective exchange of Scientific and Technical Information (STI) and Research & Engineering Information (R&E), to improve the quality and resource effectiveness of D.O.D. research, and to support D.O.D.-wide decision making. DTIC provides centralized acquisition, processing, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of STI, including info...

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Coplink : Database Integration and Access for a Law Enforcement In...

By: Jennifer Schroeder

Legal Reference Publication

Excerpt: Partnership Background. The National Institute of Justice funded the COPLINK project in 1997, creating a partnership between an internationally recognized information technology research group, the University of Arizona Artificial Intelligence Lab (UA AI Lab), and the Tucson Police Department (TPD). Dr. Hsinchun Chen founded the University of Arizona Artificial Intelligence Lab in 1990, and continues as its director. The group is distinguished for its adaptation...

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Bibliography on Future Trends in Terrorism

By: Laverle Berry

Legal Reference Publication

Preface: This bibliography provides annotations on future trends in terrorism from open-source literature published between 1996 and mid-1998. The dominant trend discussed in this literature is the increasing likelihood that terrorists will use weapons of mass destruction (WMD), particularly against the United States. Accordingly, many of the 295 monographs and journal articles surveyed in this bibliography discuss the potential threats of nuclear, biological, and chemic...

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Volume III of VII Bankable Investment Project Profile Mauritius Ag...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: I. PROJECT BACKGROUND A. Programme Origin I.1. The Republic of Mauritius finds itself, in the 2004?2005 period, at a historic crossroad in its agricultural and economic development, mainly as a result of external influences arising out of the process of globalisation. Since the independence of Mauritius, in 1968, the sugar sector has played an important role in supporting the post?independence development and diversification of the economy into other sectors suc...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1973; Volume 49; Volum...

By: V.F. Krylov

Medical Reference Publication

Introduction In health care, especially in developed countries, the use of different types of information technology (IT) has progressed considerably since the beginning of electronic patient registration, leading to improvements in the interfacing and fusion capabilities of a large variety of computer and telecommunication technologies. Such evolution can be attributed partly to the peculiarities of the health-care sector — namely, its scope, its status as a large marke...

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European Occupational Health Series : 1994-97; Prevention in Prima...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

Globalization represents a challenge to health systems worldwide, and in the Eastern Mediterranean Region of the World Health Organization (WHO). The opening up of trade in health services is perceived to create new opportunities for health systems while also creating new challenges. Health systems are expected to benefit from new developments in information technology, which will facilitate access to up-to-date biomedical technology and skills for large segments of popu...

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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; World Health Organization,...

By: M. Chen

Medical Reference Publication

Cross-national research has a long and well established tradition as an analytical strategy in the social sciences, and social scientists such as Comte, Marx, Durkheim and Weber have made great theoretical contributions through their comparative studies of various societies (Berting, 1982). The cross-national approach is particularly valuable for establishing the generality of findings and the validity of interpretations derived from' single-nation studies (Kohn, 1989). ...

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

AUSTRIA Medical care The medical care system in Austria provides services for persons with disabilities, but there is a tendency to treat certain groups of persons with disabilities outside the general medical care services. The medical care system includes programs for prevention, early detection and diagnosis as well as for treatment of impairment. It includes also programs for rehabilitation techniques, necessary referrals and counselling for parents. The organization...

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; World Health Organization ...

By: Yasuhiro Suzuki, Dr.

Medical Reference Publication

1. Introduction When we consider the role of health technology and pharmaceuticals in public health, a number of critical questions arise: “Children are the future” as everyone says – so why are millions of children’s lives being cut short or blighted by polio, measles and other vaccinepreventable diseases, when cheap and easy interventions, delivered by simple methods, are readily available? Everyone should be able to access essential drugs when they need them to achi...

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World Health Organization Kobe Centre : 2003, World Health Organiz...

By: Yuji Kawaguchi

Medical Reference Publication

Preface Maintaining the habit of a balanced daily diet is a fundamental factor in a healthy life. Our eating habits are developed through and closely related to each person's lifestyle and social adherence in the community. They are also shaped over time by the accumulation of many influences such as personal experience, human interaction, the food trade, and advertising. In the 21st century, many external factors can be expected to have a considerable effect on lifestyl...

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Gpo and Omb Announce a New Compact for Government Printing

By: Trent Duffy

Excerpt: Washington, D.C. -- Public Printer of the United States Bruce R. James and Office of Management and Budget Director Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. today jointly announced an innovative agreement that will free executive branch agencies to choose their own printers while saving taxpayer dollars. The agreement will also empower the GPO to maximize public access to federal information. “Today’s announcement is a victory for the American taxpayer,” said OMB Director Danie...

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Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration Agency Infor...

By: Brenda E. Dyer

Excerpt: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until December 27, 2004. This process i...

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