[Soviet Cybernetics : Recent News Items], No. 24.
This issue features an article on the reorganization of R&D efforts. Henceforth, there must be a rational accounting for the work of research organization, their operations will be subject to sets of regulations, and they will be required to produce on schedule and to stand behind their work; in return, a series of incentives will reward the successful. An article by Academician A. I. Berg, dealing with the information explosion, points out the serious implications of the paper shortage and a lack of foreign language training. Other articles discuss the need for training in experiment planning and for the information-consultation centers, computerized management of trade and commerce utilizing the theory of information measurement, the Annual Meeting of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, a survey of the computer industry in Czechoslovakia, the conversion of scientific journals to abstracting publications, the results of the Kaskad Production Control system experiment, the Arkus Hybrid Computer, the Asor-2 Computer for network planning, and the need for centralized computer for accountants. 102 pp.