Description of an experimental trend-predicting exercise covering a time period as far as 50 years into the future. The Delphi technique is used in soliciting the opinions of experts in six areas: scientific breakthroughs, population growth, automation, space progress, probability and prevention of war, and future weapon systems. Possible objections to the approach are also discussed.
Gordon, Theodore J. and Olaf Helmer-Hirschberg, Report on a Long-Range Forecasting Study. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1964. https://www.rand.org/pubs/papers/P2982.html.
Gordon, Theodore J. and Olaf Helmer-Hirschberg, Report on a Long-Range Forecasting Study, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, P-2982, 1964. As of September 08, 2021: https://www.rand.org/pubs/papers/P2982.html