Accession Number:

AD0431656

Title:

Computer set AN/GSQ-16 (XW-2). Volume V. The system technical description, Section 1: Photostore.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

IBM WATSON RESEARCH CENTER YORKTOWN HEIGHTS N Y

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Report Date:

1963-09-23

Pagination or Media Count:

132.0

Abstract:

The Disc Readed is the central novel unit of the ANGSQ-16 XW-2 equipment. In it a disc which has been loaded with 64.5 x 10 to the 6th power bits of information is read on instruction from the Search and Analysis Logic. The input to the Disc Reader consists of a long sequence of characters in which words or groups of words are indicated. These constitute the addresses in the computer sense and serve as a basis for a search. When an address is found, the associated translation is read out and is delivered via the Search and Analysis Logic to the output equipment. A description is presented of the information rate required for a real-time translation of Russian technical literature and the particular optical, servo and detection components that were designed to deliver it at this rate in a form acceptable to the Searching and Analysis Logic. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE