Robert L. Ashenhurst
By reducing the costs of coordination, information technology will lead to an overall shift toward proportionately more use of markets—rather than hierarchies—to coordinate economic activity.
Thomas W. Malone, Joanne Yates, Robert I. Benjamin
Analysis and awareness of the types of power that IS professionals exercise over users can improve the productivity of both parties.
M. Lynne Markus, Niels Bjørn-Andersen
Adopting an appropriate model for systems analysis, by avoiding a narrow focus on the requirements specification and increasing the use of the systems analyst's knowledge base, may lead to better software development and improved …
An abstract graph module that allows for easy and secure programming of a great number of graph algorithms is implemented by symmetrically stored forward and backward adjacency lists, thus supporting edge-oriented traversals
The state of the art in data compression is arithmetic coding, not the better-known Huffman method. Arithmetic coding gives greater compression, is faster for adaptive models, and clearly separates the model from the channel
Ian H. Witten, Radford M. Neal, John G. Cleary
Flexible representations are required in order to understand and generate expert behavior. Although production rules with quantifiers can encode experiential knowledge, they often have assumptions implicit in them, making them …
Vasant Dhar, Harry E. Pople
Three organizational variables influence the quality of the system development process: available resources (both human and financial), external influences on the development process, and the project team's exposure to information …
Ananth Srinivasan, Kate M. Kaiser