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Scan: A Data-Handling System for Use in Medical Research

  • M. M. Jordan
  • J. MacGregor

Abstract

Since W. Hollerith invented the first punched-card sorter in 1886, researchers have used various types of mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronic devices to relieve them of the tedious calculations which often accompany research investigations.

Keywords

Birth Weight Scan System Magnetic Tape Skinfold Measurement Birth Rank 
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© Bioengineering Unit, University of Strathclyde 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. M. Jordan
  • J. MacGregor
    • 1
  1. 1.University of StrathclydeGlasgowScotland

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