Volume 17, Number 2 February 2000
'99 Chemical Information Conference
As usual, this meeting provided an informational eye on the industry
by Ev Brenner
Discusses the annual International Chemical Information Conference
which took place in October at Annecy, France. Indicates that it
continued to maintain high quality in both programs and ambiance.
Says that the speakers were for the most part excellent. Adds that
Annecy is one of the most beautiful spots in Europe. Discusses an
important talk, entitled "Sci-Tech Information at the Millennial
Boundary," which was presented by Bob Massie, CEO and director of
the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS). Reports that, according to a
poll that was taken, the two most well-received talks were both on
the subject of text mining, one given by David Evans of Claritech
Corp.in Pittsburgh and the second paper was by Michael Hehenberger
of IBM Global Business Intelligence Solutions in New York. Covers
other presentations about high-end products, the fate of the CD-ROM,
and intellectual property.
Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts
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