Minutes of the coordination workshop on DOE nuclear data program services via the internet

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This workshop was convened to explore what is currently being done in the area of data dissemination via the Internet and to examine ways that future activities in this area within the U.S. nuclear data programs can be better coordinated. Overview talks on the current status, from both the national and international perspectives, were provided. Following these, there were presentations on specific activities in the area of Internet data dissemination which are taking place at seven different institutions. Institutions represented at this meeting were asked to provide written summaries of their programs before the meeting. The talks included actual demonstrations ... continued below

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Smith, D.L. & Dunford, C.L. November 1, 1996.

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  • Smith, D.L. Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)
  • Dunford, C.L. Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States)

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This workshop was convened to explore what is currently being done in the area of data dissemination via the Internet and to examine ways that future activities in this area within the U.S. nuclear data programs can be better coordinated. Overview talks on the current status, from both the national and international perspectives, were provided. Following these, there were presentations on specific activities in the area of Internet data dissemination which are taking place at seven different institutions. Institutions represented at this meeting were asked to provide written summaries of their programs before the meeting. The talks included actual demonstrations of the electronic methodologies which are under development at these laboratories, and they highlighted the richness and creativity of these programs. This information proved to be very useful in the ensuing general discussions. The main issues that were addressed at this meeting were: (i) how to adapt to rapid evolution of data management and dissemination technologies, (ii) how to provide outside users with some sense of unity in the U.S. nuclear data program and to develop consistent, user-friendly ways to access data without discouraging individual initiatives and the richness which comes from diversity, (iii) how to maintain quality control over the information and services provided, (iv) how to progress in a era of very restrictive budgets, (v) how to effectively merge the nuclear structure and nuclear reaction data dissemination activities while at the same time recognizing and respecting their inherent differences, (vi) how to organize the stewardship of nuclear data and the processes of nuclear data dissemination in an efficient, technically advanced and yet cost effective manner, and (vii) how the data processing tasks should be allocated between server and client computers.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97002930

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  • DOE Nuclear Data Program Services, Livermore, CA (United States), 14-15 Aug 1996

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  • Other: DE97002930
  • Report No.: BNL-NCS--63792
  • Report No.: CONF-9608187--1
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 442163
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675237

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Smith, D.L. & Dunford, C.L. Minutes of the coordination workshop on DOE nuclear data program services via the internet, article, November 1, 1996; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675237/: accessed May 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.