information science


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n information science the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
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In literature:

Knight Lightning was a fledgling political-science major with a particular interest in freedom-of-information issues.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
The sciences started out with unconfirmed guesses based on not very accurate information.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
The information thus acquired of the mighty range of the world's literature and science is of inestimable value.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
But the work of the magnetic healer does not stop here, if he be well informed regarding his science.
"The Human Aura" by Swami Panchadasi
I surmise that it was information regarding the American sciences.
"The Airlords of Han" by Philip Francis Nowlan
So my mamma says that my intellect is not adapted for methodic science, and says that I must go in for general information.
"The Water-Babies" by Charles Kingsley
The plan embraced a popular account of Art and Science, with very brief biographical and geographical information.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
At first, mankind resorted to magic as naturally as we resort to the information given us by science.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
With reference to these points, science has as yet little information to give.
"The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science" by John William Dawson
Not inconsiderable is the number of respectable periodicals which give information concerning the new discoveries of science.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. I." by Gustav Freytag

In news:

WASHINGTON—The Smithsonian American Art Museum is partnering with researchers from the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute to make digital art records more easily searchable with the latest technology.
This image taken by NASA's Curiosity shows what lies ahead for the rover -- its main science target, informally called Mount Sharp Monday, Aug 6, 2012.
An information technology specialist and a secretary senior in physical sciences have received the 2012 Clark College Exceptional Classified Staff awards.
Paul Gronke is a professor of political science at Reed College and the director of the Early Voting Information Center.
This summer, I officially started a PhD program in Library and Information Science (LIS).
It's almost like science fiction with 13 million infected computers working to steal personal information.
While working at the Living History Farm at the Roper Mountain Science Center, Scott Withrow used grant money to set up an information session on the Melungeons.
Traveling exhibit created by the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
For more information see Next generation of pilots sees math and science at work.
Grandville Middle School is hosting a Build It Day on Nov 3 featuring experts and information for area Science Olympiad teams.
Milan, Italy – 22 January 2008 – Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of science and health information, announced today that it has acquired Edra S. p.A.
Milan, Italy – 22 January 2008 – Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of science and health information, announced today that it has acquired Edra S.p.A.
Its mission is to provide objective, science-based information about pesticides and pesticide -related topics to enable people to make informed decisions about pesticides and their use.
Professor of library and information science at St Catherine University in St Paul, Minn.
Created in 1996, it is a storehouse of information on American Indian issues, science, law enforcement, space exploration, and a gallery of thousands of photos of his travels throughout North America.

In science:

Such a natural constraint is that the device can only implement local quantum operations supplemented by classical communication (LOCC), as many applications in quantum information science involve spatially separated parties sharing entangled states.
Conditions for the local manipulation of Gaussian states
Technical report, Institute of Information and Computing Sciences, Universiteit Utrecht, 2001. G.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
Control and Information Sciences, 43, Springer Verlag.
Stopping games in continuous time
This paper aims to bridge two different fields, which often adopt different terminologies, that of quantum physics, and in particular quantum information theory and quantum cryptography, and that of computer science, in particular networking and its security.
Authentication and routing in simple Quantum Key Distribution networks
These range from traditional coherent-control settings like high-resolution nuclear [1, 2] and molecular spectroscopy , to a variety of tasks motivated by the rapidly growing field of quantum information science .
Dynamical control of qubit coherence: Random versus deterministic schemes