Accession Number:

ADA276808

Title:

The Supercomputer Industry Development, Government Involvement, and Implications for the Future

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

This research paper examines the supercomputer industry from the perspective of U.S. Government involvement. The last ten years of Legislative and Executive branch action relative to the supercomputer industry are discussed. In addition, the current state of the industry is analyzed, as well as how Government involvement has influenced its evolution. Finally, recommendations regarding the future role which should be played by the Federal Government in the supercomputer industry are made. The specific areas requiring future, action in this industry which are presented in this paper are as follows establishing a coherent supercomputer policy dealing effectively with foreign competition technology transfer issues and acquisition issues.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE