Published Papers -- Robert W. Bemer (61-90)


This document covers papers 61-122, from 1970 to present.
For papers 1-60, from 1951 through 1970, Click here.

  1. R.W.Bemer, "Information processing standards",
    Proc. DPMA Intl. Conf. 1970, in Data Management 8, No. 9, 115-118, 1970 Sep
    -- Computer Abstracts 71-3126
  2. R.W.Bemer, "What is ACM 70?", Datamation 16, No. 9, 22-24, 1970 Aug
    -- Computing Reviews 21884
      Summary of what was to have been a National Computer Year.
  3. R.W.Bemer, "Origins of Report Generators for Computers",
    Foreword to C.P.Lecht, Report Generators, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1971,
  4. R.W.Bemer, Foreword to M.Berk, The Programmer's COBOL,
    McGraw-Hill, Inter-ACT, New York, 1971
  5. R.W.Bemer, (Ed.), Computers and Crisis,
    Petrocelli Books, ISBN 0-87769-140-1, 1971, 401 pp
    -- Editorial -- The Computer Bulletin, British Computer Soc., 1972 Feb
    -- Computing Reviews 22366, 22527, 23861
    -- Review, New York Times, Book Section, Sun 1971 Sep 05
    -- Review, Nature, 1972 Mar 24
    -- Review, Engg. Societies Library, 1972 Mar
    -- Review, Data Processing Digest, 1972 Feb
  6. R.W.Bemer, "Manageable software engineering", in
    State of the Art Report 1, "The Fourth Generation",
    InfoTech Intl. Ltd., Maidenhead, Berks., England, 445-465, 1971 Jun
  7. R.W.Bemer, "A view of the history of COBOL",
    Honeywell Computer J. 5, No. 3, 130-135, 1971
  8. R.W.Bemer, "What's the Date?",
    Editorial, Honeywell Computer J. 5, No. 4, 205-208, 1971
      First worldwide published warning of the Y2K problem.
  9. R.W.Bemer, "A software engineer's workshop: tools and techniques", in
    State of the Art Report 11, "Software Engineering",
    InfoTech Intl. Ltd., Maidenhead, Berks., England, 273-286, 1972
  10. R.W.Bemer, "Publishing a journal with the SI system and making it work",
    Proc. 19th Intl. Tech. Commun. Conf., STC, Wash. DC, 89, 1972 May 10-13
  11. R.W.Bemer, "A view of the history of the ISO character code",
    Honeywell Computer J. 6, No. 4, 274-286, 1972
      Sociological history of ASCII.
  12. R.W.Bemer, "The role of a computer in the publication of a primary journal",
    Proc. 1st Natl. Computer Conf., 42, AFIPS Press, Montvale, NJ, M16-M20, 1973 Jun
    -- Computer Abstracts 74-1927
  13. R.W.Bemer, A.R.Shriver, "Integrating computer text processing with photocomposition", IEEE Trans. Prof. Commun., PC-16, No. 3, 92-96, 1973 Sep




  14. R.W.Bemer, "Computers and our society",
    NordData, Copenhagen, 1973 Aug, Honeywell Computer J. 8, No. 1, 49-54, 1974
    74a -- Reprinted in Jurimetric J., 1974 Fall, 43-55
    74b -- Reprinted (translated to German by Prof. Heinz Zemanek)
              as "Über den computer in unserer Gesellschaft",
              Elektronische Rechenanlagen 19, No. 4, 167-172, 1977 Aug
    74c -- Republished as "The frictional interface between computers and society",
              Computers and People, 14-19, 1975 Jan
    -- Computing Reviews 29244
    -- Computer Abstracts 77-2514
      Early warning of societal danger due to bad software.
  15. R.W.Bemer, A.R.Shriver, "Integrating computer text processing with photocomposition", Honeywell Computer J. 7, No. 4, 261-266, 1974
  16. R.W.Bemer, "An analysis of the arguments about spelling of (SI) units",
    American Metric J. 2, No. 2, 10,19,27, 1974 Mar/Apr
  17. R.W.Bemer, "Metric according to Webster",
    American Metric J. 2, No. 2, 14,59, 1974 Mar/Apr
  18. R.W.Bemer, "Metric paper sizes ... there are none",
    American Metric J. 2, No. 4, 25-26, 1974 Jul/Aug
  19. R.W.Bemer, "European Market prepares to block all U.S. made goods",
    American Metric J. 2, No. 6, 25-26, 1974 Nov/Dec
  20. R.W.Bemer, "Public Education requested",
    American Metric J. 3, No. 1, 5, 1975 Jan/Feb
  21. R.W.Bemer, "Standards in performance evaluation and measurement",
    Computer Performance Evaluation:
    Report of the 1973 NBS/ACM Workshop, 141-144, 1975 Sep
  22. R.W.Bemer, "Social aspects of computers",
    Proc. HIS Computer Security and Privacy Symp., 33-35, 1975 Apr 29-30
  23. R.W.Bemer, "Making microfiche irresistible",
    J. Micrographics 9, No. 3, 103-107, 1976 Jan/Feb
  24. R.W.Bemer, "ASCII -- the data alphabet that will endure",
    Keynote, Proc. 2nd Natl. NBS Symposium on
    Data Elements in Information Processing, 17-22, 1975 Oct 23-24
  25. R.W.Bemer, "Standards: A data base imperative", (Working Panel Report),
    DATA BASE 8. No. 2, 31-39, 1976
  26. R.W.Bemer, "Alternatives to the generalized DBMS",
    Proc. InfoTech State-of-the-Art Conf., Report 39,
    "Online Data Bases", 149-161, 1976 Nov 08-10
  27. R.W.Bemer, "Toward the complete software factory",
    Proc. Honeywell Software Productivity Symp., 651-658, 1977 Apr 26-28
  28. R.W.Bemer, "Inside ASCII - Part I",
    Interface Age Magazine 3, No. 5, 96-102, 1978 May
  29. R.W.Bemer, "Inside ASCII - Part II",
    Interface Age Magazine 3, No. 6, 64-74, 1978 Jun
  30. R.W.Bemer, "Inside ASCII - Part III",
    Interface Age Magazine 3, No. 7, 80-87, 1978 Jul
      First major tutorial on total ASCII.
 

 
Published Papers -- Robert W. Bemer (91-121)


  1. R.W.Bemer, "Introduction to the TEX language - Part I",
    Interface Age Magazine 3, No. 8, 144-177, 1978 Aug
  2. R.W.Bemer, "Introduction to the TEX language - Part II",
    Interface Age Magazine 3, No. 9, 124-127, 1978 Sep
  3. R.W.Bemer, "Introduction to the TEX language - Part III",
    Interface Age Magazine 3, No. 10, 126-131, 1978 Oct
  4. R.W.Bemer, "Using ASCII",
    Computers Today 1, No. 1, 1979 Jan
  5. R.W.Bemer, "Time and the computer",
    Interface Age Magazine 4, No. 2, 74-79, 1979 Feb
      Second worldwide published warning of the Y2k problem.
      Basic time document for design of the Internet.

    Referenced in "Connected: An Internet Encyclopedia",
    Internet RFC 822, Appendix 7, Bibliography
  6. R.W.Bemer, "Metrication aids education -- and vice versa",
    Mathematics Teacher 72, No. 4, 254-260, 1979 Apr
  7. R.W.Bemer, "New software ensures integrity of files while allowing access to data",
    Editorial, Computer Business News, 1979 Jun 04, p. 16
    (adapted from "Indirect file access", Interface '79, Chicago)
  8. R.W.Bemer, "Information acquisition, storage, and retrieval in the
      office environment", in
    State-of-the-Art Report 66, "Information Technology",
    InfoTech Intl., Maidenhead, Berks, UK, 7/1-7/13, 1979 Nov
  9. R.W.Bemer, "Office automation and invisible files",
    Automazione e Instrumentazione 7, No. ?, 1980 Mar, Italy
  10. R.W.Bemer, "Incorrect data and social harm",
    DATA Magazine, Copenhagen, 10, No. 9, 43-46, 1980 Sep, 43-46
    100a -- Reprinted in Computer Security J. 1, No. 2, 1982 Winter, 51-56
  11. R.W.Bemer, "TEX-based screen editor",
    Proc. HLSUA Forum XXXI, 158-160, 1980 Oct 12-15
      World's first half-duplex full screen editor.
  12. R.W.Bemer, "File management for office automation",
    InfoTech State-of-the-Art Conf., London, Vol. 2, 15-26. 1980 Nov 26-28
  13. R.W.Bemer, "Problems and solutions for electronic files in the office"
    Proc. AICA Annual Conf., Pavia, Italy, 131-133, 1981 Sep
  14. R.W.Bemer, "Honeywell Screen Environment",
    Proc. HLSUA Forum XXXIII, 397-401, 1981 Oct 5-7
  15. R.W.Bemer, "Computing prior to FORTRAN",
    Pioneer Day, Proc. Natl. Computer Conf., 51, AFIPS Press,
    Montvale, NJ, 1982 Jun, 811-816
    -- Also in Annals of the History of Computing 6, No. 1, 16-18, 1984 Jan
    -- Review, p. 74
  16. R.W.Bemer, "Standards for keyboards",
    Intl. J. Computers & Standards 1, 1982, 133-135
  17. R.W.Bemer, "Coordinated Text and Transparencies",
    Pracniques Section, Commun. ACM 26, No. 6,1983 Jun

  18. R.W.Bemer, "The Screen Environment (R) as an Application and
    Software Factory Shell",
    Proc. HLSUA Forum XXXVIII, 287-291 (double-paged), 1984 Apr 08-11
  19. R.W.Bemer, "Working on Moon Mountain", (See it)
    Reader's Forum, Datamation, 1984 Sep 16, 173-176
  20. R.W.Bemer, "Nearly 650 memories of the 650",
    Annals of the History of Computing 8, No. 1, 66-69, 1986 Jan
  21. R.W.Bemer, "File-Driven Applications",
    Proc. HLSUA Forum XLII, 296-300 (double-paged), 1986 Apr 06-09
  22. R.W.Bemer, "Making Changes to a File",
    Honeywell Independent Users Monthly, 4, No. 4, 1986 Apr
  23. R.W.Bemer, "PSE -- a New Screen Environment (R) Product",
    Proc. HLSUA Forum XLVIII, 1989 Apr 09-12, ?-? (double-paged)
  24. R.W.Bemer, Letter, "The Father of ASCII Speaks", BYTE Magazine, 36, 1990 Jun
  25. R.W.Bemer, "Government's role in the year 2000 crisis",
    Keynote, Govt. Y2K Conf., Washington DC, 1997 Dec 10
  26. R.W.Bemer, "The Y2K Solution, 'a silver-plated bullet',
    Keynote, 6th Annual Midwest Intergovt Tech Conf., Columbus, OH, 1998 Apr 29
  27. R.W.Bemer, "XDAY! eXchange DAY -- a proposal by Bob Bemer", 1998 Nov 20,
    at http://www.year2000.com/archive/bemer.html
      A convenient way to do time calculations.
  28. R.W.Bemer, "The Y2K problem was avoidable, at virtually no cost/effort",
    Keynote - Lex Millenniale Conf. of Center for International
    Legal Studies, Boston, MA, 1999 Apr 17
  29. R.W.Bemer, "How will you clean up the present mess? --
    law, guilds, evangelism, cloning, or better miracles?",
    Keynote, Dept. of Defense Software Technology Conf., 1999 May 03
  30. R.W.Bemer, "Interim method of using two characters for four-digit years",
    Proc. Dept. of Defense Software Technology Conf., Salt Lake City, 1999 May 04
  31. R.W.Bemer, "Y2K Excuses",
    Westergaard online, 1999 Dec 30
  32. R.W.Bemer, "Calvin Mooers - How he came to be known as the 'click' man",
    Anecdotes, Annals History of Computing 26, No. 1, Jan-Mar 2004, 66-67
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