|Call for Votes: comp.research.japan firstname.lastname@example.org (1990-10-31)|
|From:||email@example.com (Japanese CS Project)|
|Keywords:||japan, computer science, research results|
|Organization:||U of Arizona CS Dept, Tucson|
|Date:||31 Oct 90 15:24:50 GMT|
Thanks to all who participated in the discussion concerning this
group. The only substantial change has been in the name of the
group; several people suggested that comp.research.japan would
be a better name than comp.japan.research, and after some refection,
*** First Call for Votes *** -- comp.research.japan
Dates: The voting period will start Sunday, Oct. 28, 1990, and
end Sunday, Nov. 25, 1990
Voting: Send email with your vote to "firstname.lastname@example.org"
(a reply to this posting should be sufficient.)
Your preference must be indicated clearly either in the subject
line or in the message text. For example, either:
would be fine. The exact wording is not crucial, but your
intentions must be clear.
Votes that are qualified in any way, such as "yes/no if...."
will not be counted. Votes sent anywhere else or posted to
a newsgroup also cannot be counted.
I will post a second call for votes and a "mass acknowledgement"
about halfway through the voting period.
Moderation: yes (I have volunteered.)
Scope and purpose:
There is limited awareness of Japanese developments in computer
science outside of Japan. The purpose of this newsgroup would be
to increase accessibility to these research results by providing a
forum for publicizing this work and for subsequent discussions. In
particular, the types of articles envisioned would include the
-- Information about CS research papers published in Japan,
including titles, authors, and (where feasible) abstracts.
We are currently pursuing ways to provide information such
as the Table of Contents of Japanese journals on a
-- Descriptions of current Japanese CS research activities,
such as the reports written by Dr. David Kahaner from the
Office of Naval Research/Far East (currently posted to
-- Specific requests for information.
-- Announcements related to CS in Japan, including those related
to conferences held in Japan, research opportunities in
-- General discussions on CS in Japan.
Rick Schlichting, Associate Professor (email@example.com)
Dept of Computer Science, The University of Arizona
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