FOOD COMPONENT RESEARCH DATABSE/MICROCOMPUTERS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
11427
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Technical Assessment Inc
1000 Potomac St Nw, Washington, DC, 20007
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE EXISTING NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE FOOD COMPONENT RESEARCH DATABASE (FCRDB) AND INTERNATIONAL FOOD LANGUAGE WILL BE MODIFIED TO ALLOW THE USE OF SOPHISTICATED NEW COMPUTER TOOLS, SUCH AS ONLINE KNOWLEDGE BASE ASSISTANCE, GRAPHICS, AND WINDOWING ENVIRONMENTS. THE MODIFICATIONS WILL ALSO PROVIDE MULTIUSER ACCESS VIA LOCAL AREA NETWORKS AND A POWERFUL YET USER-FRIENDLY QUERY SYSTEM THAT WILL ALLOW THE USER TO INSTRUCT THE COMPUTER USING POP-UP MENUS AND DATA WINDOWS. THE COMPLETED SYSTEM WILL ALSO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN INTERPRETING PROGRAM RESULTS AS WELL AS A MECHANISM FOR INCLUDING FOOD COMPOSITION DATA IN MULTIPLE FORMATS, SUCH AS U.S. AND FOREIGN FOOD COMPOSITION TABLES. THE RESULTING SYSTEM WILL BE EXTREMELY USEFUL FOR RESEARCHERS INGOVERNMENT, ACADEMIA, AND INDUSTRY IN ASSESSING FOOD COMPONENT INTAKE.

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