Award Date

10-1999

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Department

Public Administration

First Committee Member

Dr. William Thompson

Number of Pages

57

Abstract

The turn of the century change from 1999 to 2000 will create chaos for the world's computer systems. This paper will discuss the causes of the Y2K problem, the reaction to this problem by the University of Nevada System Computer Services and possible repercussions of this problem for Nevada, the United States and the world.

Keywords

Computer programming; University of Nevada; Las Vegas (UNLV); University of Nevada System Computer Services (SCS); Y2K; Year 2000 date conversion (Computer systems)

Disciplines

Programming Languages and Compilers | Public Administration | Software Engineering

Language

English


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