Accession Number:

AD0729761

Title:

Soviet Cybernetics Review. Volume 1, Number 3, 1971,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

The 24th CPSU Congress ordered major national efforts in computing, automation, and systems analysis. High Soviet officials and executives take 3-month courses in the systems approach and econometric methods at the new Institute for Management of the National Economy. The Agriculture Ministry established a cybernetics research institute--the first step toward computational support for farming. Denying a Russian report, CDC states there are no CDC-7600s outside the U.S. Feature articles describe problems with youth lack of progress on medical electronics and on the State Network of Computer Centers the Donetsk, AKKORD, and other control systems the first Soviet work on long-range forecasting new applied mathematics faculties at 4 universities a light-pen device that can photograph its alphanumeric and graphic displays. Binary-coded microfilm replaces punchcards and tape in the large computer system being developed by the Weather Service. Extensive feasibility studies for a Belorussian medical reporting system are the first SCR has seen. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Hardware
  • Bionics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE