"Well, then," Peter's mother said. "What's the problem?" She had always been embarrassed by her mother's choice.
"It has to do with the databases, I think. I can't find the information I need to complete the calculations. I'd have a chance to contribute, you know, something new; we might be able to determine family relationship from EEG potentials. Certain brain wave patterns, that is, would correlate. But the genetic information isn't available in the Edmod data banks."
"Oh." She laughed. She was already turning back to her mozart. "Try Wasatch. Everything's on record there from 2008 forward. And before that are partial genealogical records that go way back." She activated the probes and went back to inductive composition.
Keywords: information, mother
All text © 1986 Rob Swiggart. "Portal : A Dataspace Retrieval" is available courtesy of the Author's Guild Backprint Programme. ISBN: 0595197841All programming and software © 2002 Salim Fadhley. Released under the GPL. Code available on request.
Updated: Sun Apr 14 2002
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