The October issue features a 30-page article by one of the world's leading cyberneticists, Academician V. M. Glushkov, on prospects for automating computer design. Other articles and excerpts deal with Ukrainian computer usage, automation levels and goals, and production history; heuristics as a science; research personnel statistics, USSR and Latvia; announcement of the Nairi-2 computer; design of the Avrora computer by the M-20; an advertisement for the Polish ODRA-1013; and an annotated listing of relevant items in the Soviet press during September 1967. 96 pp.
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