Cover: The Professor and the Computer : 1985.

The Professor and the Computer : 1985.

Published 1967

by Barry W. Boehm

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A short scenario of a 1985 conversation between a professor and a computer, which reflects the author's belief that extrapolations into the future should point out not only the prospect but also the problems of implementing future technology. 5 pp.

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