Any field of scientific endeavor is affected by technological innovations. Systematics has in turn been transformed by the sailing ship and the compound microscope, and is just beginning to be transformed by the technology of molecular biology. I believe that the computer is another of these revolutionary technologies, and that the time has come for systematists to make a serious study of the state of this technology, and what can be done with it.
- Pointer Variable
- Crew Member
- Large Data Base
- Telephone Line
- Social Security Number
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Felsenstein, J. (1983). Computers in Systematics: One Perspective. In: Felsenstein, J. (eds) Numerical Taxonomy. NATO ASI Series, vol 1. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-69024-2_69
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