Cover: [Soviet Cybernetics : Recent News Items], No. 1.

[Soviet Cybernetics : Recent News Items], No. 1.

Published 1967

by Wade B. Holland

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The first issue of a periodical review prepared by the staff of the Cybernetics Data Research Project in the Computer Sciences Department of RAND, to appear approximately monthly. Excerpts from the Soviet press on computers, automatic control, and related material are translated or summarized. The feature article is a compilation of data on the newest, fastest, and most highly publicized Soviet computer, the BESM-6. Includes a bibliography of relevant articles and one of photographs in [Pravda] and the weekly [Economics Gazette] for December and January, and in [Izvestiya] for January only. A bibliography of CDRP publications, with abstracts, is appended. 74 pp.

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