Accession Number:

AD0687079

Title:

SOVIET CYBERNETICS: RECENT NEWS ITEMS, VOLUME 3, NUMBER 3, 1969

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

72.0

Abstract:

The issue features an article on small computers and a progress report on the State Network of Computing Centers. Two articles, one popular and one technical, describe the planned Sirena-1 system for airline reservations. The system differs from Western systems in two respects 1 It does not apply to all of Aeroflots ticket sales and reservations, but only to the Moscow airport, with some tie-ins to other major airports for return flights to Moscow. 2 It provides automated printing for individual passenger tickets. A description of the computer science curricular and support activities of Moscow State University is provided by an article on the University Computer Center. Other items of interest include 1 a biography of Academician, Engineer-Admiral Aksels I. Berg, on the occasion of his 75th birthday 2 a critique on how scientists spend their working hours 3 an article on the Lvov Information Control System designed by Glushkov for the Lvov TV Factory, which the Ukranian Academy of Sciences has ordered to be generalized for use in a wide range of factories engaged in mass production of a limited variety of products.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE