Transportation research information service (tris): description of outputs from BTE processing

This paper provides a broad description of the tris data base and the BTE's processing system for it. The main intention of the paper is to describe the often complex contents of the data base as a guide to those who receive the BTE's processed outputs from it. From each tris update, the BTE produces three basic outputs on computer output microfiche (com). These outputs comprise the following: 1) the data base in basically its original (tris) format; 2) the data base in a reformatted and substantially annotated version designed for convenient manual and computerised information retrieval; 3) an author/ subject term index to facilitate rapid manual information retrieval. The paper provides sufficient detail to allow users of these outputs to make convenient and effective use of the tris data base. However, the major thrust of the paper is to provide a user guide, rather than an in depth system description.


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  • Pagination: 38P
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    • Issue Number: 2

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  • Accession Number: 01438555
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 642049491
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2012 9:37PM