In which terms is the problem of media planning set today? (French)

Date of publication: September 1, 1974

Abstract:

Where is the limit, in this field, of the computer's role? Is there, on a short-term basis, further progress to be made? 1. The aim of the advertising message; 2. The factors enabling us to attain this aim; 3. The two levels of the media-planning problem; 4. At the first level the problem is scientifically solvable, with accuracy; 5. The solution of the problem on the second level, on the other hand, depends on empirical methods; 6. The interest of the division into two levels is to permit the media planners to use data processing only with full knowledge of the case, and deliberately; 7. On a short-term basis the only real progress remains tied at the first level to the operational aspects of data processing; 8. The TOM-Terminal System: a solution to media-planning in "time-sharing" on the European level.

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