Statistics of Short Duration Failures when Reading Information from a Magnetic Tape,
FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO
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The article contains a description of a series of experiments to discover the nature and causes of malfunctions occurring when reading data from magnetic tape. The experiments were performed on the MAG-500 magnetic tape storage units connected with the BESM-3M computer. The malfunction statistics are given in tabular and graphic form.
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