This is the annual index for DATA PROCESSING DIGEST for the year 1975, Vol. 21, Nos. 1-12. The index is divided into three sections: the list of titles as they appeared in the Digest, a list of the authors, and a subject index. All articles are cited by one or more subject words. The numbers following the alphabetical entries indicate issue and pages in which the item is found. The number preceding the hyphen is the issue; the numbers following the hyphen are the pages.


VOLUME 21, 1975


ABA Payments System Policy Conference, 8-19

Access, 9-17

Accounting and EDP, 5-11

Accounting and EDP: the Case Against Accounting Computers (and for Intelligent Terminals), 7-4

Addressograph Multigraph Announces a New Card Security Feature, 12-8

Adversary Analysis: Computerized Testing of Computers, 11-1

AEDS Annual Students Programming Contest, 11-37

Aetna’s Consolidated System Handles Total Policy Processing Job, 6-15

An AFIPS System Review Manual On Security, 2-21

Ahead: Coordinative Management, 4-8

AICPA Time Sharing Tax Catalog Available, 10-6

All About CRT Terminals, 2-14

Amplification Factor Of an Information Retrieval System, 12-28

Amtrak, 4-15

An Analysis of Measurement Procedures for Computer Systems, 9-2

Analysis of the Market for Applications Software in an In-House Time Sharing Environment, 9-9

Another Look at Computer Room Security, 11-22

ANS COBOL Syntactical Handbook, 3-27

APL An Interactive Approach, 5-25

Application Of Variance Reduction To Large Scale Simulation Problems, 5-22

Are Programs Patentable When Combined with General Purpose Computers? 7-11

Are We Doing Things Right? 8-16

Are We Overrating the Privacy Issue? 8-21

Are Your EDP Costs Reasonable? 9-14

Arkansas Bank Puts Profit In Computer Plan, 6-18

As Timesharing Goes By, 7-2

The Association of Time-Sharing Users, 12-25

At Last, Major Roles for Minicomputers, 7-1

Attack Inefficient Electronic Data Processing Applications and the Underlying Problems That Spawn Their Inefficiency, 11-27

Audio Visual Educational Package on Computers for the User, 9-20

Audit and Control for EDP, 3-8

Audit and Control of Computer Systems, 7-16

Audit Aspects of Utility Programs, 12-18

Audit Control Over Computer- Assisted Audit Techniques, 12-20

Audit Review of Program Code I, 12-19

Audit Review of Program Code II, 12-20

Auditability, 9-2

Auditing Around Or Through the Computer, 2-21

The Auditor's Use of System Documentation, 8-8

Auerbach Computer Technology Reports, 2-22

Auerbach Data Processing Management, 3-28

Auerbach Reports, 3-28

Automated Pupil Transportation, 5-21

Automating and Marketing Coupon Paying Services, 1-4

Automation and Unemployment: A Look at the Basic Assumptions In the Computer Field, 12-25

Backing into an Information System, 12-21

Bank Group Improves Service, Consolidates EDP with Front Ends, 11-14

Bar Codes for Data Entry, 7-7

Basic Steps In Developing Simulation Models, 6-22

Behavioral, Organizational Aspects of Computers, Allied Technology, 11-30

The Benefits of Standard Practices, 10-13

Better Deal from Special or General Purpose Devices? 11-11

Beyond 1984: A Technology Forecast, 4-3

Beyond Structured Programming, 12-23

Bibliography of 1974 Performance Literature, 7-13

A Blueprint for Documentation Standards, 3-11

Book Review Replies, 11-36

Books Useful In Teaching Business Applications Of the Computer, Eighth Edition, 4-23


Bowling Over the Minis, 7-14

A Branch-and-Branch Algorithm for Pagination, 8-20

A Breakthrough, 12-17

A Briefing on the Impact of Privacy Legislation, 11-29

Broad-Scale Computerization Now, 3-15

Building EDP Success By Standing On Shoulders, 4-9

Building Human Factors into Computer Applications: The Computer Pro- fessional Must Overcome a ‘Jackass Fallacy’! 11-8

Burning Down the Data Center, 12-1

Bus Routing In a Multi-School System, 5-20

Business Data Processing, 5-23

BYTE, 12-28

C&S On-Line Communications Net Speeds Service Throughout Georgia, 11-15

Cal Fed Takes EFTS Shortcut ; Consultant Designs POS System, 10-21

California Company Happy It Rediscovered the Keypunch, 1-8

Calspan Shows Print Identifier, 12-10

Can High-Payoff Applications Be Identified? 11-28

Can Organizational Development Help Data Processing? 12-4

A Capsule View Of Data Security For the Data Processing Manager, 5-11

Care and Handling Of Magnetic Tape, 12-17

A Case Against Large-Scale Computers, 10-31

A Case for Distributed Processing, 10-9

The Case for European Co-operation in Standards, 10-29

The Case for Remote Job Entry, 3-3

The Case for the Flexible Disc, 9-10

Challenging Problems, 1-9

Changes in Computer Services, 10-29

The Changing DP Organization, 4-3

Changing Technology Beginning to Have Profound Impact on Data Communications Terminals, 8-5

Characters In a Dialogue, 1-14

Chief Executives, Local Government, and Computers, 12-6

Choosing Proper Computer Output Systems, 3-4

CIF Aids Automation of Returned Check Function, 8-10

Clever Data System Keeps Manager Ahead of Game, 2-4

Cobol Logic and Programming, Third Edition, 5-26

COM: Programmers’ Lib, 9-16

The Coming Shape Of IBM, 3-24

Commentary, 10-14; 11-29; 12-12

Comparing Threaded and Inverted List Structures, 3-11

Comparison Guide To Carrier Tariffs and Extent Of Service, 3-23

A Comparison of Software and Hardware Monitors, 1-10

Computer-Aided Design Of Urban Transit Systems, 2-11

The Computer and the Individual, 11-30

Computer Assisted Audit System, 5-8

Computer Assisted Fraud Who Gets the Axe? 6-2

Computer Audit Software, 11-27

Computer-Based Aid To Managing Patients With Chronic Illness, 4-19

A Computer-Based Corporate Planning Model, 2-21

A Computer Based Educationally Oriented Investment Screening System, 8-12

Computer-Based Requirements Planning, 2-4

Computer Considerations For the Trust Department, 1-4

Computer Control of Electric- Power Systems, 2-10

Computer Data Base Systems: Who Needs Them? 9-12

Computer Force for Change In Spain, 1-8

Computer Generated Documentation, 8-14

Computer Handles Routine Credit Reviews, 11-16


Computer Helps Southern Stretch M/W Dollars, 5-9

Computer Identification Of Constrained Handprinted Characters With a High Recognition Rate, 2-11

The Computer In Management Information and Control Systems, 3-25

The Computer Industry's Social Responsibilities Another Approach, 8-21

The Computer Industry's Social Responsibility: A Self-Appraisal, 6-20

Computer Is Stores’ Sleuth, 1-7

Computer Management of a Will Inventory, 2-3

A Computer Model Approach to Budgeting, 8-18

Compute: Monitoring Of Preventive Maintenance, 5-7

Computer Networks Are Here, 7-2

Computer Networks: Making the Decision To Join One, 2-17

Computer Performance Appraisal a Top Priority For Top Management, 3-18

Computer Program Exchange System, 11-7

Computer Program Puts Ads In Paper In Minutes, 6-12

Computer Programmer Job Analysis/ Reference Text, 2-21

The Computer Room Library, A Professional Records Center, 10-17

Computer Services Statistical Reference Book, 12-25

A Computer Simulation Model of Library Operations, 8-18

Computer Software and Copyright, 7-10

Computer System Security, 1-12

Computer Systems Batch Benefits, 3-14

Computer Systems Can Help To Solve the Production Equation, 3-12

Computer Systems Measurement, 12-5

Computer Technology and Surveillance, 11-21

Computer Terminal for Physically Handicapped, 12-10

Computer Terms For the Deaf, 3-28

Computer Time-Sharing’s Emerging Role In the Life/Health Insurance Environment, 12-15

The Computer Users’ Year Book, 1974, 5-23

The Computerised Shop, 3-19

Computerization Aids Utilization Review, 11-14

Computerized Distribution : How Specific Companies Work, 12-16

Computerized Estimating, 3-16

Computerized I.V. Admixture Services, 2-5

Computerized Nurse Scheduling, 12-14

Computerized Planning Of Annual Rail Programs, 2-21

Computerized Production Control Saves $$ for Manufacturer, 8-11

Computerized Record of Maintenance Activities, 2-9

Computerized System Aids Staffing in Strikes, 11-14

Computerized Voting: Many Happy Returns? 2-8

Computerizing Accounts Receivable, 10-21

Computerizing Police Reports in Madison, 10-22

Computers, 6-21; 8-22

Computers and Bureaucratic Reform, 4-23

Computers & Management for Business, 8-23

Computers and Our Society, 2-23

Computers and Where the Cars Are, 10-20

Computers At the Racetrack, 2-9

Computers: First the Maxi, Then the Mini, Now It’s the Micro, 3-2

Computers in Cardiology, 10-31

Computers in Small Business, 9-18

Computers In the 1980s, 4-24

Computers, Quantitative Techniques, and the Struggle For the Correct Investment Decision, 5-22

Continental Upgrades Reservations with TDM Phone Switch, 10-27

Control of Super-Zap, 10-13

Control Over a Hard-Driving Business, 6-8

Controlling Complex Claims, 9-16

Corporate Simulation Models: A Survey, 9-19

Cost Implications of Privacy Protection in Databank Systems, 11-20

Cost Justifying Performance Evaluation Projects, 10-16

Cost/Vendor Evaluation System, 10-12

The Costs of Privacy, 12-20

Court Warns: Don’t Hide Your Mistakes Behind the Computer, 6-5

CPU Architecture: Mainframes React To Datacomm Growth, 2-16

Creative Computing, 5-23

Cryptography and Data Communications, 9-9

Current Status Of Ambulatory Health Care Computer Applications, 4-18 Cutting Time-Sharing Costs, 10-11

Data Acquisition and Logging, 11-18

A Data Bank for Enhanced Safety, 10-23

Data Banks, A Cause For Concern, 9-21

A Data Base for Nonprogrammers, 7-11

Data Base Management, 9-12

Data Base Management System, 10-5

Data Base Management Systems, 8-1

Data Base Management Systems: A Critical and Comparative Analysis, 8-4

Data Base Management Systems For Trust Department, 1-5

Data Base Management Systems: User Experience In the USA, 5-4

Data Base Systems: A Practical Reference, 8-4

Data Bases and the Lawyer: Challenge and Enigma, 10-32

Data Center Security, 11-22

Data Communications: a Systems Mentality Is Needed, 7-3

Data Independence In Data Base Systems, 6-6

Data Processing Contracts and the Law, 1-17


Data Processing Equipment: Lease, Rent Or Buy? 9-14

Data Processing System Pays Off, 8-12

Data Processing Systems: Their Performance, Evaluation, Measurement, and Improvement, 3-27

The Data Recorder, 1-21 °

Data Security In an On-Line Computer Environment, 1-11

Data Terminals Take on More of the Action. . ., 12-7

The Database Defined, 3-21

A Database Management System In Practice, 3-20

Datacomm Network Keeps Constant Vigil at World Trade Center, 7-6

Datacomm Brings Big-City Medical Expertise To Remote, Rural Areas, 4-15

DATAMANAGER -— A Freestanding Data Dictionary System, 10-6

Decision Criteria for Selecting a Business Computer System, 7-12

A Dedicated-User 1.344 Megabit Satellite Data Transmission Network, 11-10

Defining Requirements for EDP Systems, 10-9

The Demise of Generalized Audit Software Packages, 3-5

Designing For Generality, 3-10

Designing For Minimum Downtime, 2-2

Developing a Patient Information System, 2-5

Developments in Programmable Automation, 11-31

The Difficulties of Evaluating Modern Computers, 8-16

Digital Processes, 11-29

Digital Terminal for Patrolmen Tested in DC, 9-24

Dillard's Sets On-Line Pace from Ordering To Receiving and Selling, 10-26

Direct Mail Publisher Offers Computerized Order System to Others, 11-17

Disc Cartridge Cleaning, 9-5

Disc Packs and Disc Cartridges . . . the History and the Future, 5-19

Dispelling the Mystique, 1-12; 4-20; 8-17; 12-19

Display Terminals Beat Out Audio Response & TTY’s for Bank’s Net, 11-15

Distributed Computing: A Growing Concept, 10-19

Distributed Data Processing, 11-12

Distributed Minis Score Over One Large System At Equitable, 6-14

Do Independents Offer More Than Mainframers? 12-12

Documentation: The Beginning of the End, 9-8

Dominion Takes a Different Approach to Label Printing, 11-16

DP Career Paths, 4-22

DP People Who Do They Think They Are? 10-30

DP Salary Survey, 4-22

EAL Cuts Datacomm Overhead By Servicing Other Firms’ DP Needs, 12-16

Economics of Informatics, 8-17

The Economics of New Information Networks, 11-12

EDP A 20-Year Ripoff, 2-19

EDP Rail Car Control Today Total Traffic Systems Tomorrow, 8-10

EDP Salary Increases Outpaces Last Year's Rate Of Inflation, 5-17

EDP Simulation Brings Two-Fold Advantages, 12-16

The EDP Technician, the Accountant, and Internal Control, 11-26

EDP: Who Will Assess Its Value? 5-16

Education For DP Users, 5-17

EFT and the Future of Banking, 12-13

EFTS: A Look At the Future, 4-2

EFTS: Blessing or Curse? 11-21


EFTS: What Do Retailers Want? Sophisticated POS At a Low Price, 6-10

Eighth Annual Guide to Audio/Visual Instruction for Data Processing, 8-21

The ‘Else’ Must Go, Too, 7-8

Embezzler’s Guide to the Computer, 9-13

The Emerging Microcomputer, 3-4

Emulator Architecture, 10-11

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, 8-25

The End of an Era? 1-16

Equity Funding Implications For Auditing and Data Processing, 1-13

Essentials Of Information Processing, 2-24

Estimates and Bounds on Computational Effort in the Accelerated Bound-and- Scan Algorithm, 11-34

European EDP Market Dimensions, 8-20

Evaluating CRT’s on Cost and Performance, 10-5

Evaluating Modems, 1-1

Evaluating Performance In Computer Auditing, 5-14

Evaluating Prospective Employees, 10-18

Evaluation of the Manitoba Schools Computer Network, 8-22

An Executive's Guide To Computer-Based Planning, 3-17

An Exercise in Resource Allocation, 1-9

Facilities Management: An EDP Alternative, 4-20

Facilities Planning, 2-23

Fair Credit Billing Act : A Compliance Checklist, 12-26

Faster Billing With Computer Boosts Cash Flow, 2-3

Financial Data Banks: A Guide For the Perplexed, 4-23

Finding and Keeping an EDP Manager, 12-5

Finding Cash For Communications, 5-4

The First “No Software” Computer: The ADAM System of John Peers & Company, Inc. Part 2: The Trouble with Computers. . . Is People, 11-2

Five Practical Guidelines for Successful Completion of Simulation Models, 11-32

Five-Year Plan Puts 68 Branches On-Line to Bank Applications, 11-15

Flexible Reliable Packages Goal Of Datacomm Users, 2-12

Floppy Disk Drives and Systems, 10-2

Floppy Disks Spin Into Systems, 4-13

For EDP Operations, Tough New Strategies, 4-19

Forecasting What Your Business System Will Do, 12-29

Forgotten Management System, 5-3

Fortran IV, Revised Edition, 5-25

The Four Phases of EDP Auditing, 8-8

Freedom's Edge: The Computer Threat To Society, 1-16

The Frictional Interface Between Computers and Society, 4-22

From a Mod 6 to a Mod 8 to Two/32s, 10-22

Fundamental Nature of Errors Data Capture; and the Use of a Data Dictionary, 9-6

The Future For Electronic Business Systems, 12-26

The Future of Computing: Is the Sky the Limit? 11-31

The Future of Personal Data Bases, 11-30

Getting More From Your Computer, 2-16

Getting More Out of EDP, 12-16

Getting Ready for a Larger Role in Data Processing, 10-5

Getting Significant Results, 9-15

GM's Parts Ordering System, 2-6

A Graduate Course in Database Management, 9-20

A Guide To Computer- Assisted Methods For Distribution Systems Planning, 6-21

A Guide To Computer Control & Audit Guidelines, 4-20

Guide To Reference Sources in the Computer Sciences, 12-27

Handbook of APL Programming, 8-24

Have the Keyboard-To-Disc Manufacturers Lived Up To Their Promises? 2-15

HELP A Computer System For Medical Decision Making, 4-19

Here Comes the Microprocessor, 12-10

Hierarchical Approach to Computer System Integrity, 8-7

A Hierarchical Network, 5-6

Hospital Accounting on a Mod 6, 10-23

Hospital-Wide Info System Aids Admin, Doctors and Nurses, 4-16

Hospitals Meet Health Care Goals With Minis and DP Service Net, 12-15

How a Small Bank Made On-Line Banking a Reality, 1-3

How CNR Will Operate With TRACS, 2-5

How Do You Choose a Data Base Management System? Carefully! 4-8

How Does Your Data Security Measure Up? 5-13

How GM's New Warehouse Serves 1500 Customers On a 1-Day Basis, 3-16

How Good Is Your EDP? 12-5

How Jerrold Electronics Controls Projects By Computer, 1-4

How Much a Second for CPU? 3-14

How to Check on Data Operations, 10-12

How to Cost and Charge for DP Services, 11-23

How To Evaluate Service Offerings Of Varied Carriers, 3-22

How To Find the Right Software Package, 1-13

How to Harness Information Resources: a Systems Approach, 7-17

How To Identify Computer Vulnerability, 1-10

How To Install a Database System, 3-22



How to Keep Pace with Minicomputer Innovations, 10-4

How to Make Sure Your EDP Auditors Are Doing Their Job, 9-1

How to Make Your Computer More Productive, 9-3

How To Pick the Top Training Methods, 3-13

How to Process Inventory and Accounting Jobs with 16K, 8-12

How to Program Computers in COBOL, 7-19

How To Protect Yourself When Contracting For Computer Systems, 6-5

How To Select Source and Key Entry Systems, 10-3

How Will Computers Run Retailing in 1985? 4-2

HRA On-Line Time and Attendance System, 10-23

Hudson Authorizes Credit Systemwide Via Mini-Based Net, 1-6

A Hypercube Queuing Model for Facility Location and Redistricting in Urban Emergency Services, 7-15

IBM, CML Satellite and the Clayton Act, The FCC’s Retreat from Competition in the Telecx ications Industry, 9-22

IBM Unifies Structure For Teleprocessing, 4-14

IBM’s System/32 Exposes Another Strata Of Users to Computers, 4-13

Identifying Groups Of Computer Users Through Factor Analysis, 5-17

Impact of the Minicomputer on the Curriculum, 7-14

Implementing An On-Line System Can Be Painful, 12-22

Implementing Computer Simulation of Traffic Signal Systems, 11-33

Improving a Track Record, 1-7

Improving the System Building Process, 2-15

“In-Circuit” Technique Promises to Simplify Use of Micro Computers, 9-9

In Search of the Fair Measure, 6-9

“Independence” Set Sights On Computer Hardware Maintenance, 2-14

Industrial Applications Growing as Computer Use Goes Worldwide, 7-14

Information Mapping, 4-7

Information Needed, Computer To the Rescue, 3-17

Information Processing, 3-25

Information Processing 74, 5-23

Information Technology in Local Government, 11-35

An Inhouse Terminal System, 10-24

Input/Output, 8-8

Inside Microprocessors, 4-12

Installing a DBMS: Management Report, 8-3

Insurance Upgrade, 10-22

Insuring Computers, 12-3

Intelligent Terminals and Distributed Processing, 5-1

Interactive Computing in Basic, 5-24

An Interactive Procedure for the School Boundary Problem with Declining Enrollment, 8-19; 11-35


Intergovernmental Applications of Electronic Data Processing, 8-17

Internal Control Evaluation: How the Computer Can Help, 10-14

Internal Control Is Not Optional, 11-25

Investment Planning For the Development Of a National Resource Linear Programming Based Approaches, 5-21

IRS Audits of EDP Systems, 7-11

Is It Time for Users to Go On-Line? 10-19

Is “Structured Programming” Any Longer the Right Term? 1-15

Is the Programming Revolution Here? 7-9

Is Your DP Center in Needless Danger? 12-21

Isochronous Communications A Data Transmission Bridge, 11-10

Issues in Computer Performance Evaluation: Some Consensus, Some Divergence, 10-14

It Pays To Evaluate Your Systems Department, 5-15

It's Time To End the Confusion and Get Standards On the Track, 5-19

A JECC Report: The State Of Japan's Information Service Industry, 12-28 JUDITH, a Computer Program to Advise

Lawyers in Reasoning a Case, 10-7

Keyboard Simulator Cuts Training Costs, 11-5

Keynoter Stresses Distributed Route to Data Networks, 8-5

Kiviat Graphs Conversion and Figures of Merit, 4-5

Know Your Common Carriers, 3-22

Korvette Automates Sales Checkout To Aid Management Decisions, 1-5

Lack Of Education and Incentives In the EDP Industry, 5-17

Language Simplifies Workload Documentation, 11-7

A Large Computer System for On-Line Data Acquisition and Analysis of Data from Analytical Instruments, 9-15

Large Scale Off-Track Betting Systems, 2-9

Law Enforcement Communications Span the Nation With NLETS, 6-12

Leasing: A Phenomenon That Drains the Balance Sheets of All But IBM, 10-28

Lee Way Goes On-Line to Boost Efficiency of Freight Shipping, 10-27

Lever Bros. Net Links Distribution, Sales & Manufacturing Sites, 10-25

LEXIS: A Progress Report, 6-4

LITE Newsletter, 2-22

A Local Network, 5-7

Long Range Planning for Teleprocessing, 5-3

A Look at Leasing, 7-12

Magnetic-Stripe Credit Cards: Big Business In the Offing, 3-18

The Maintenance Man Cometh, 6-18

The Making of a Computer Auditor, 10-17

Making Sense of Minicomputer Prices, 2-14

Making the Most of Distributed Data Processing, 11-16

Making the Move to Structured Programming, 9-5

Man-Machine Synthesis of Disaster- Resistarit Operations, 11-34

Man-Oriented Aspects of Computer Aided Design, 11-30

Management In the Computer Business, 2-1

The Management Information System is Going to Pieces, 10-18

Management Information Systems, 8-21

Management of Information Technology, 7-18

Management Roles in Computer Acquisition, 11-28

Management's Role In Long Range Computer Planning, 5-16

Managing Change, 9-4

Managing Computer Performance with Control Limits, 9-2

Managing Data Costs: Dealing With New Priorities, 12-18

Managing the Data Center, 1-9

Managing the Transition to Structured Programming, 7-9

Manufacturer Goes Online with CRT’s to Move Orders Faster, 7-5

Manufacturing By Priority, 6-8

Manufacturing Management Systems: New Challenges and Profit Opportunities, 12-30

Marian the Librarian Never Had It So Good, 10-16

Marketing Executives Want More Help From the Computer, 6-11

A Mathematical Approach to Large Scale Personnel Assignment, 8-20

May Develops, Installs Its Own Interactive POS Terminal System, 1-6

Measuring Response Time of Interactive Terminals, 10-10

Mervyn’s Point-of-Sale Network, 12-15

MICA At Sherman School (An Application of Computer Management Instruction), 6-16


Microcomputer Programming, 4-11

Microcomputer Software Makes Its Debut, 2-13

Microeconomics and the Market for Computer Services, 10-15

Microfilm and the Law, 6-4

Microfilm Information Systems (MIS), A Data Base Alternative, 11-3

Microprocessor and Microcomputer Survey, 3-1

Microprocessors: A Few Picoacres of Silicon Rule the Future of Digital Control, 6-7

Microprocessors: The Inevitable Technology, 4-13

Microprogramming and Systems Architecture, 8-14

Mini-Based Networks: Antidote To Spiraling Cost Of Health Care, 5-7

Mini Handling For Maxi Working, 6-17

Mini Update, 3-3

Minicomputer Compatible Peripherals, 3-4

Minicomputer Does Private School's Accounting, 9-16

Minicomputer Forum Conference Proceedings 1975, 8-15

Minicomputer Group Set, 11-29

Mini-Computers A Big Part of the Future, 4-12

Minicomputers! A Maturing Information Resource, 12-9

Minicomputers in Hospital Use, 11-13

Minis Move In a Rugged World, 6-7

Mirads: A Generalized Data Management System, 4-10

MIS Implications for Top Management, 2-20

MIS Necessity, 9-17

Mock Trial Admissibility of Computerized Business Records, 8-21

The Modern Bank Auditor in an EDP Environment, 7-13

Modern Concepts of Internal Auditing, 3-28

Modern Logistics In 12 Months, 6-8

Modern Programming: A Definition, 1-15

Modes of EDP for the Small Business, 10-30

Monitors and Merriment, 11-24

MoPac Control System Speeds Inventory and Movement, 3-14

More About NACIS, 6-10

Moving from the 370 to the 360, 12-3

Multiple Minis for Information Management, 11-13

The Mythical Man-Month, 3-6

NACIS to Offer Account Monitor Service, 12-18

The National Center for Automated Information Retrieval and Its Role in Electronic Legal Research, 6-4

National Distributor Uses Time Share Net For Centralized Billing,

Needed: Business-Oriented Systems Analysts, 11-8

Needed: Flexible CRT Systems, 7-4

Negotiating a Programming Contract, 8-16

Neither Snow, Nor Rain, Nor Logic. . ., 7-18

Network Structures in an Evolving Operational Environment, 12-23

New Autotransaction Market . . . Agent- Company Terminal Networks Planned for Insurance Industry, 12-15

New Computer System Simplify Publishers Accounting, 2-7

A New Concept in Impact Printing, 11-6

New Format For Flowcharts, 4-11

The New York Times Information Bank, 5-10

Nine Alternatives To a New Computer, 3-9

1975 Canadian Salary Survey, 8-20

1975 DP Budgets, 5-18

1975 Salary Survey, 8-20

Now It Can Be Told, 8-7

Observers Put NIS Benefits & Advances Into Perspective, 4-14

On and On with On-Line, 9-7

On and On with On-Line: Part 2, 11-7

Online At the Factory, 6-9

On-Line CRT’s Speed Claims Processing, Cut Payment Time by 75%, 6-14

On Scheduling with Ready Times and Due Dates to Minimize Maximum Lateness, 11-34

On the Feasibility of Software Certification, 10-7

Open Dialogue, 6-7

Operating System Design with Security As an Objective, 9-13

Operating System Principles, 12-31

An Operational Audit Of EDP and a Review Of Internal Controls, 6-19

Operations Research For Immediate Application: A Quick and Dirty Manual, 12-32

Operations Research In the Insurance Industry: I. A Survey of Applications, 1-16

Opportunities For Data Base Reorganization, 5-4

Optimizing Program Placement in Virtual Systems, 3-10

Optimizing the Storage of Alphanumeric Data, 8-13

Options Traders Meet Info Needs with Minis and Clustered CRT’s, 11-17

Organized Program Maintenance, 4-3

Organizing the Data Processing Function, 2-18

“Other Factors” in DBMS Selection and Implementation, 11-9

Packaged Software Reports, 11-6

Parallel Strategy For MIS, 5-3

Paralled Simulation A Technique for Effective Verification of Computer Programs, 7-10

The Patient Medical Record As a Database, 3-20

Patient Record System Coordinates Efforts Of Health Care Team, 4-17

People: Hidden Asset Or Liability? 6-18

People-Oriented Computer Systems, 7-20

The People Side of Top-Down, 9-6

Performance Evaluation for the Small User, 7-13

Personal Computers, 7-3

Personal Privacy Versus The Corporate Computer, 5-13

Personnel Management Information Systems For State and Local Governments, 6-15

The PFORT Verifier, 4-10

The Place of Computer Graphics in the Business Community, 11-5

The Place Of Computers In Medicine, 4-17

Planning for the Fourth Generation, 4-1

Planning the Route System For Urban Buses, 5-20

Plastic Money, Anyone? 6-20

Plug-Compatibility For Minis: Crime or Disease? 2-14

Pointers In Data Base Management, 4-11

Police Department's Computer Security Kept Under Surveillance, 8-11

POS Advantages May Not Include Cost-Effectiveness, 2-13

P.O.S.: In the Independent Small Store, 8-12

POS/The Store Nervous System, 6-10

The Price We Pay For Success, 6-13

Pricing EDP Resources, 2-3

Printing Plant Data Collection System, 6-13

“Prior Art” Search Essential To Maintain Validity Of Computer Patent, 6-5

The Privacy Act of 1974, 11-19

Privacy and Security In Computer Systems, 6-1

The Privacy Debate, 11-19

The Privacy Issue, 7-15

Problems For Computer Solution, 4-24

The Problems Of Computer Security, 5-12

Proceedings Of a Symposium On Very High Languages, 1-18

Proceedings of Software 74, 6-5

Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM/ SIGOPS Interprocess Communications Workshop, 10-20

Proceedings of the International Conference on Reliable Software, 9-9

Proceedings Of the Twelfth Annual Computer Personnel Research Conference, 5-23

Productivity at Playtex, 9-5

Productivity Reaches the Executive Suite, 10-6

Profit Control On a Daily Basis, 2-10

Program Design an Objective Method, 10-8

Program Management: A Structured Approach to Systems Development, 8-13

Program Style, Design, Efficiency, Debugging and Testing, 3-26

Programmable Remote Terminals Distribute Computer Power, 12-23

Programmers Are Paid To Program: Enter Program Librarian, 3-7

The Programming Development Process, Part I: The Individual Programmer, 8-23

Programming In Book Format, 1-15

Programming Proverbs, 8-24

Programming Proverbs for Fortran Programmings, 8-24

Programming Time vs Running Time, 3-9

Progress in Laser Graphics, 12-9

Progress Toward International Data Networks, 3-24

Project Search Incorporates, 2-24

Protection of Information in Computer Systems, 12-13

Protection Possible With Distributed Nets, 4-9

Psychology and Program Design, 7-7

Putting a Price On EDP Services, 5-15

Putting the Computer To Work In Marketing Management, 3-16

RBT Choice Rests on Price/ Performance and Data Throughput, 8-6

Read All About It, 11-24

A Real-Time Stereoscopic Small- Computer Graphics Display System, 11-6

A Real-Time System Design Methodology, 11-6

Rebuttal To “Equity Funding Implications,” 1-13

Recent Developments in Machine- Independent Job Control Languages, 12-12



Redactron Hypes Office Autotransaction as Typewriters Hit Terminal Proportions, 7-6

Refuting the “Super-Salesman” Approach to Management, 5-27

Reliable EDP Application Design, 12-31

Requirements For Computerized Patient Monitoring Systems, 4-17

The Responsibilities of the Simulation Project Manager, 8-19

Restoring Systems Tarnished Charisma, 1-10

Retail EFTS Benefits Await Banks, 3-18

Retail Inventory Shrinkage Controllable Through EDP? 9-15

Retail Service Gives POS Benefits to Users Without In-House CPU, 12-16

Retailers Look Beyond POS To Meet Info Needs, 4-15

Reuters Blends CATV & Computer Skills In News Retrieval System, 6-12

A Ring Network, 5-6

Rise and Fall of FEDNET, 12-22

The Role of the Systems House, 11-9

RPG for IBM Systems/360, 370, and System 3, 7-16

RPG: with Business and Accounting Applications, 7-16

SAFARI Revisited, 2-3

Sales Prospecting via the Computer, 8-11

Scheduling a Data Processing Center, 11-23

Science Dynamics: Pioneer In Medical Data Services, 3-20

A School Finance Computer Simulation Model, 6-23

Second Annual Survey of Performance- Related Software Packages, 3-6

Security Problems In Computer Communications Systems, 5-10

Selecting a Data Base System To Handle Marine Environmental Data, 5-2

Service Firm Converts To Packet-Switched Net To Handle Growth, 1-3

Setting Standards Can Be Illegal, 4-22

Sharp Management Notes Performance, 11-24

Should Your Programmers Be Selected From Inside Or Outside Your Company? 4-7

SIGMETRICS Symposium 74, 6-17

Simplified Financial Modeling Via Time Sharing, 6-22

Simplifying the ABC’s, 9-11

Simulation Using GPSS, 1-21

Size Is No Barrier To EDP Sophistication, 2-10

Small Business Computers, 10-2

Small Business Computers Will Change the ADP Landscape, 10-2

Small Company MIS, 2-20

Small Computers for Small Business, 11-2

Small Scale Computing: It’s Like Doing Your Laundry, 7-6

Smart CRT Terminals Serve Hospital’s Varied Needs, 4-15

Smart Front End and Voice Response Upgrade Bank Datacomm Net, 1-7

Smart Terminal Net Keeps Sporting Goods Supplier on the Ball, 7-5


Smart Terminals Help British Airways Serve Customers Worldwide, 10-28

SOFASIM A Computerized Model of a Stock Life Insurance Company, 11-36

Software Development Centers On Managing Network & Data Base, 2-12

The Software Factory, 7-7

Software Metrics, The Emerging Technology, 9-8

Software Standards and CAMAC...A Realtime Demonstration, 6-5

Software Techniques For Evaluating KarTrak System Performance, 5-9

Software To Audit Computer Records, 3-5

The Software Way to Mini Sales, 9-23

Some Necessary Conditions for the Acceptance of Time-Sharing, 8-9; 9-21

Some Thoughts On Standard Measures of Performance, 4-4

Soon: Public Packet Switched Networks, 4-18

Source Data Entry Puts Burlington Northern on Track to Savings, 10-26

Spending For Software and Services, 5-18

Spotlight: Singer System Ten, 3-4

Spotlight: User Ratings of Small Businesss Computer Systems, 12-10

A Standardized Solution for Hospital Systems, 11-13

Standards Program Pays Benefits, 12-17

Stimulating Communications Systems, 1-2

The Stock Exchange’s New Computer, 1-8

Store Chain Profits from Tighter Control with POS Network, 10-26

A Straightforward Model for Computer Performance Prediction, 11-34

Strategy For Testing Data Entry, 4-5

Structured Languages, 10-8

Structured Programming, 8-13; 12-13

Structured Symbols, 6-6

Structured Top-Down Flowcharting, 7-9

Structuring EDP Projects, 11-9

Studies in Management Science and Systems, 9-20

Studies in the Simulation of Computers, 11-32

Study Sees National EFTS Within Ten Years, 4-2

Successful Data Processing Co-op Is Founded In Progressive Management, 6-13

Supermarket Trims Bad Check Losses via On-Line Authorization, 10-25

A Survey of Current Work in Micro- programming, 11-2

Survey On the Status Of Computerized Legal Research In the United States, November 3, 1975, 6-3

Survival Of the Fittest, 2-22

The Swedish Way To Data Privacy, 4-21

SWIFT: Building an International Communications Network, 11-15

Symposium on Structured Programming in COBOL Future and Present, 11-7

System Development Methodology, 12-30

System Helps Deter Auto Theft in Calif., 10-21

Systems Deliver Payoff at the Tribune, 11-18

Systems Film Catalog, 11-8

Tax Questions Get Answers with On-Line System, 8-11

A Team Approach To Hardware Analysis, 2-17

Technical Approaches To Privacy, 4-10

Technical Writing Weaving the Silk Purse, 2-24

Techniques in Applying Generalized Audit Software, 11-26

The Terminal Takeover, 8-5

Testing + Refinement: Advanced Systems, 2-8

These Cards Still Pack a Heavy Punch, 3-12

Thinking Big About Small Computers, 10-3

This Minicomputer System Requires Only a Brief Training Period, 9-16

Time on Their Hands, 10-30

Time Sharing, 11-28

Time to Share or Not to Share, 12-4

Timesharing Speeds Entertainment Ticketing, 12-14

Top-Down Progtammer Training, 5-17

Toward a Creative Data Processing Environment, 7-12

Toward Computer Networking The Harvard Experience, 2-18

Toward the Automated Office, 5-19

Towards Creative Systems Design, 7-18

Towards the Design of Secure Systems, 12-11

Training the Systems Information Specialist and the Information User, 10-9

Travels in Computerland, 7-18

Trout Ficheing in America, 9-10

Twelfth Annual Computer Programming Contest, 1-16

The “Unbundling” of AT&T: Impli- cations and Opportunities, 12-24

Understanding MIS Failures, 9-18

Understanding the IBM 360 and 370 Computers, 7-20

Unionism In Data Processing, 1-11

UNISIST Reference Manual for Machine- Readable Bibliographic Descriptions, 9-17 ;

U.S. Lines Speeds Cargo Handling with CRT-Based Network, 10-27

United States v. IBM What the Case Will Mean For the DP Industry What Users Can Do, 12-24

Universal Product Code Creates Retail Data Management Revolution, 11-10

Update On Computer Leasing, 3-13

Upgrading to a Smaller Machine, 7-4

UPS Prevents Computer Downs, 4-5

Use of Information Studied in California County, 10-21

A User-Oriented Approach To Chargeback, 4-6

Users Still Plan More Spending Some Inflationary, Some Real, 3-25

A User's View Of Security, 5-12

Using a System Generator, 9-7

Using Time Sharing to Evaluate Investment Plan Performance, 8-10

The Validation of Simulation Models, 12-30

Vendors See New Life for the Old Workhorse, 8-6

Verifying Citations by Computer at LCP/BW, 10-24

A Virtual Channel Network, 5-5

The Vocational Education Component of the Rhode Island MIS, 3-19

Volatile Business World Makes MIS Invaluable Decision-Making Tool, 4-21

Washington Slept Here, 2-8

Weighing the Merits of Intelligence, 11-3

Weighing Value of Packages for Datacomm Roles, 12-11

What Data Cost to Process, 8-15

The “What Ifs” of Branching Succumb to Computerization, 9-20

What Law Enforcement Can Gain from Computer Designed Work Schedules, 11-19

What the Privacy Act of 1974 Can Mean to Computer People, 7-15

What to Ask Before You Buy, 12-4

What To Know About Modems, 5-6

What Will the Fourth Generation be Like? 9-23

What You Need to Know About DBMS, Part I, 8-2

What You Need to Know About DBMS, Part II, 8-2

What's Inside the Software Industry? 9-23

What's New in Add-On Main Memory, 8-15

What's New in Data Entry, 9-11

When Business Pressures Gang Up, 5-14

When to Bill for Computer Services, 9-3

Where Do DP Managers Go From Here? 4-7

Where We Stand in Data Terminal Technology, 8-4

Which Departments Use the Computer Best? 2-19

Who Needs a Computer? 2-6

Why Big Companies Switched To Bureaux, 1-12

Why Haven't Computers Been Used More Effectively In Purchasing? 1-3

Why Information Systems Fail, 7-17

Why Minis Mean Business, 10-1

Why Pontiac Put a “Computer” on a $0-Ton Stacker Crane, 7-4

Why Projects Fail, 3-6

Why the Banks Are Cautious About Policy for an EFT System, 9-16

Will You Outlive Your Computer Terminal System? 8-14

A “Wise” Way To Choose Warehouse Sites, 6-22

Word Processing: a Coming ADP Management Concern, 12-8

Xebec’s Magic Pen, 9-11


Abbott, H. Lawrence, 2-6 Abbott, Robert, 3-7 Abrahamson, Earl A., 9-15 Adams, Donald L., 5-11; 12-19 Adams, Elizabeth B., 7-18 Allen, Brandt, 9-13

Allen, K.J., 12-3

Alusic, Donald, 11-10 Alward, Sam A., 11-23 Anderson, Howard, 12-24 Anderson, R.J., 4-20 Anderson, Roy H., 2-4 Andrews, Wright H., 11-19 Anglin, Leo, 6-16

Appert, Richard H., 11-27 Armer, Paul, 11-21 Armstrong, Ron, 9-8 Arnold, J.G., 6-9

Arnst, Catherine, 10-21 Aron, Joel D., 8-23 Arrildt, William D., 5-16 Ash, Andrew W., 8-20 Ashenhurst, P.L., 5-6 Azbell, Raymond A., 2-3

Badders, Donald L., 7-15

Bain, Ranald, 3-3

Baird, Lindsay L. Jr., 1-10

Baker, Doug, 12-4

Baker, Geoff, 3-20

Ball, John, 3-14

Ballard, William P., 11-15

Barezinski, Julie, 10-22

Barker, R.E., 6-17

Barkley, Brent, 8-14

Barlow, George, 9-7; 11-7

Barnard, John Q. Jr., 2-9

Barr, David A., 2-6

Bartolomeo, Paul A., 3-19

Barzily, Z., 5-20

Bates, Charles F., Jr., 12-5

Batten, William T., 7-20

Bearden, F.E., 6-5

Beaumont, W.P., 11-32

Beck, David C., 1-3

Bedomme, C.J., 6-12

Beere, Max P., 11-12

Bell, T.E., 10-14

Bell, Dr. Thomas E., 9-2

Belzer, Jack, 8-25

Bemer, Robert W., 2-23; 4-22

Berlet, Hugo, 4-21

Bernacchi, Richard L., 1-17

Bethke, Frederick J., 2-24; 11-31

Bevan, Mike, 11-9

Bigelow, Robert P., 7-15; 11-19

Blee, Michael, 4-7

Bloom, Allan M., 7-8

Bluestone, Morton D., 7-19

Boardman, Gerald R., 6-23

Bockelman, Melvin F., 8-11

Boehm, B.W., 10-14

Bomball, Mark R., 6-22; 8-19; 11-32; 12-30

Bossin, Benjamin A., 10-12

Boulden, James B., 3-17

Boyse, John W., 11-34

Bratman, Harvey, 7-7

Brennan, Peter J., 12-10

Brez, Charles, 3-14

Brooks, Frederick P. Jr., 3-6

Brown, V.A., 10-24 Browne, J.C., 9-2 Browne, Peter S., 4-9 Bruun, Roy J., 2-20 Bryan, Bill, 7-9

Buck, Merlin P., 7-4 Bulow, Knut, 1-15 Burch, John G.., Jr., 2-16 Burnett, Gerald J., 7-1 Burns, David C., 10-14 Butterworth, Richard A., 6-6

Cacciamani, E.R., 11-10 Cann, Gary, 5-21

Cantania, Salvatore C., 12-22 Carlson, Dr. Gary, 10-10 Carmichael, Donald L., 8-17 Carren, Donald M., 11-13 Carson, Gary L., 5-17 Carter, Ciel, 12-27 Cashman, Thomas, 2-24 Cassell, Douglas A., 4-11 Cassiday, Jerry, 3-14 Caswell, Stephen A., 10-2 Chadwick, H.A., 12-1 Chanoux, Jo Ann, 3-14 Chapin, Ned, 4-11

Chesnut, John, 5-8; 9-16 Chichester, Alfred D., 5-28 Chow, John V., 8-2

Clark, Frank J., 1-21

Clark, Gary F., 3-5:

Clark, James, 2-11

Clark, Stephen J., 4-19 Coates, H.N., 2-1

Colbert, Douglas A., 8-23 Cook, James D. Jr., 6-19 Cooke, Lawrence H. Jr., 3-9 Cooper, Kathy, 10-22 Costrell, L., 6-5

Cotton, Ira W., 7-2; 10-15 Couger, J. Daniel, 2-20 Court, Terry, 7-7

Crawford, John S., 10-1 Croisdale, D.W., 10-30 Crow, Barry L., 6-18 Crowe, Tom, 9-6 Cummings, Joan Greenbaum, 12-25 Cunningham, Peter, 4-14 Curtice, Robert M., 6-6

Daniel, Charles C., 4-10 Danziger, James N., 12-6 Darrow, Joel W., 4-23 Davids, Thomas J., 9-20 Dean, B.V., 9-20 Demitriades, Paul B., 3-3 Denning, Peter J., 1-15 DesRoches, Brian, 5-7 Devencenzi, Don, 12-15 Devlin, Gerald W., 11-25 Diehr, Della M., 5-15 Dietrich, Douglas S., 1-5 Dinter, Heinz, 4-24 Doblin, Jay, 9-11 Doebler, Paul