Computer Mediated Communications: Bulletin Boards, Computer Conferencing, Electronic Mail, and Information Retrieval / Edition 1

Computer Mediated Communications: Bulletin Boards, Computer Conferencing, Electronic Mail, and Information Retrieval / Edition 1

by Matthew Rapaport, Rapaport
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471516422

ISBN-13: 9780471516422

Pub. Date: 03/14/1991

Publisher: Wiley

This text examines the capabilities of electronic mail and conferencing and bbs systems, including assessments of the appropriateness of small, medium, centralized, and distributed systems. Among the topics discussed are computer conferencing, electronic bulletin board systems, information retrieval, and electronic mail. In addition, the book discusses the relative

Overview

This text examines the capabilities of electronic mail and conferencing and bbs systems, including assessments of the appropriateness of small, medium, centralized, and distributed systems. Among the topics discussed are computer conferencing, electronic bulletin board systems, information retrieval, and electronic mail. In addition, the book discusses the relative merits of contracting for conferencing and electronic mail services from outside firms as opposed to running a system in-house. Included are resource lists of hardware, software, peripheral devices and utilities; large and medium-sized, publicly accessible, and corporate-oriented, third-party conferencing systems; and electronic mail systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471516422
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/14/1991
Pages:
373
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

Origins.

Scope of Current Conferencing, Information Retrieval, and BBS Technology.

Hardware, Software, and Telecommunications Foundations.

Single and Multiuser Configurations.

Distributed Conferencing Systems.

The Structure of Communications Models.

Implementing Communications Models.

Communication Services and Software.

Domains, Characteristics, and Implementation Objectives.

Advanced Features and Implications.

Trends and Social Issues.

Epilogue.

Appendices.

Index.

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