Suggestions for improvement of the efficiency of routine data processing activities of municipal governments. The paper describes the activities carried out in a data system, the equipment available now and in the foreseeable future for facilitating these activities, the nature of municipal data, the design and mechanization of municipal data systems, and the selection of data processing equipment.
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