Using Census Data on Microcomputers

by Poulicos Prastacos, Assoc of Bay Area Governments, Oakland, CA, USA,
Pertti Karjalainen, Assoc of Bay Area Governments, Oakland, CA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Microcomputer Applications Within the Urban Transportation Environment


There is a growing demand for microcomputer data base systems that can store and retrieve information from the census. However, there is a shortage of software that can perform these functions. CEDAR is a census information system for microcomputers implemented at the Association of Bay Area Governments. CEDAR has facilities that enable the user to easily retrieve, analyze and modify data items from Summary Tape File 3A of the 1980 Census.

Subject Headings: Computers | Information management | Computer software | Bays | Government | Databases | Systems management | Information systems

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