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Quaestiones Informaticae Vol 5 No 1

Quaestiones Informaticae Vol 5 No 1

 

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  • Roos, Jan (Computer Society of South Africa (on behalf of SAICSIT), 1987)
    ESTELLE is being developed by the International Standards Organisation (ISO), Technical Committee (TC) 97, Sub-committee (SC) 21, Working Group (WG) 1, Formal Definition Technique (FDT) Subgroup B to fulfil the need for ...
  • Podevyn, D. (Computer Society of South Africa (on behalf of SAICSIT), 1987)
    A knowledge engineering tool called GESS (General Expert System Shell) is presented which is used for building different types of expert systems. Knowledge representation is based on direct extensions of the idea of decision ...
  • Pirow, Peter Cluver (Computer Society of South Africa (on behalf of SAICSIT), 1987)
    This paper describes the concept of computeracy as it applies to research workers and argues that research will be improved if the level of computeracy can be raised.
  • Levieux, Craig (Computer Society of South Africa (on behalf of SAICSIT), 1987)
    The role of teachers in a University Computer Science course is examined. The case for education rather than training is put. It is argued that current methods of teaching are not as effective as they could be. A case ...
  • Kritzinger, Pieter S. (Computer Society of South Africa (on behalf of SAICSIT), 1987)
    Current scientific and trade literature are flooded with information about local area networks. Details about physical media and their properties, versions of media access methods confusingly called protocols, variations ...
  • Hoogendoorn, C.H. (Computer Society of South Africa (on behalf of SAICSIT), 1987)
    The term "software engineering" has been in use for nearly 20 years since the so-called "software crisis" was identified in the late 1960's. However, it is only comparatively recently that courses in software engineering ...
  • Finnie, G.R. (Computer Society of South Africa (on behalf of SAICSIT), 1987)
    Learning to use a decision support system involves both formal and informal teaching as well as self-teaching. Many cases have been documented of unsuccesful implementation of DSS or MIS in organisations and identifying ...
  • Berman, Sonia (Computer Society of South Africa (on behalf of SAICSIT), 1987)
    An information management system with a semantic data model interface is currently being developed at UCT. This system provides high-level, non-procedural access to information and enforces powerful integrity and security ...
  • Van der Vegte, L.J. (Computer Society of South Africa (on behalf of SAICSIT), 1987)
    In this article a brief overview is given of specification techniques in general and in particular, specification techniques used for the specification of communication protocols. This discussion forms the background ...