What Do We Mean by "Research and Development"?

by David Novick

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Suggestions as to how to effectively allocate resources to research and development. A real research effort — one basic in its approach — must be undertaken, and it must be directed toward long-range research. The nation must decide on its objectives and policy in order to establish meaningful classifications of research activities and measurements of the factors in their rate of growth and to determine the allocation of national resources being made to these varying and distinctive types of specialized activities.

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