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Development of the Pfizer Integrated Research Data System Socrates

  • David Bawden
  • Trevor K Devon
  • D Tony Faulkner
  • Jeremy D Fisher
  • John M Leach
  • Robert J Reeves
  • Frank E Woodward

Abstract

This paper describes the development of SOCRATES, a state-of-the-art user-oriented interactive research data management system in regular use in Pfizer Central Research, Sandwich. The chief attribute of SOCRATES is a high degree of integration of both data and functionality, achieved primarily through the exploitation of a database management system, System 1032, and the effective use of bit screen arrays. These technical features are described and illustrated with examples of SOCRATES in use.

Keywords

Database Management System Connectivity Search Search Capability Aromatic Bond Connection Table 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Bawden
    • 1
  • Trevor K Devon
    • 1
  • D Tony Faulkner
    • 1
  • Jeremy D Fisher
    • 1
  • John M Leach
    • 1
  • Robert J Reeves
    • 1
  • Frank E Woodward
    • 1
  1. 1.Pfizer Central ResearchSandwich, KentUK

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