CYBERNETICS IN EUROPE AND THE U. S. S. R. ACTIVITIES, PLANS, AND IMPRESSIONS.
AIR FORCE OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH WASHINGTON D C
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The paper considers, in a preface and opening section, the scope and meaning of the term, cybernetics. In the defined context, cybernetics activities in England, Germany, France, Italy, the U.S.S.R., and several East European countries are discussed. The paper concludes with comments on national policies and resources and on practices established and being established to aid communication across national boundaries. A bibliography is included to bibliographies and conference proceedings in areas of interest to cybernetics. Three appendices provide a tables of contents of translations of U.S.S.R. periodicals in cybernetics areas of interest, b a guide to JPRS serials on U.S.S.R. activities in cybernetics, and c a commentary on libraries, librarians, and document retrieval. Author