This issue features a series of articles on problems confronting the computer industry in the Soviet Union. One of the major controversies is that between large, self-supporting, multiple-user computer centers and smaller, self-contained centers attached to individual plants and enterprises. Another is that of large machines vs. small machines. The issue also includes a report on an information retrieval conference and an article on the technical specifications of the M-20, BESM-3M, BESM-4, and M-220. 120 pp.
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