Cover: The JOSS Newsletter

The JOSS Newsletter

November 1967 - June 1971

Published 1971

Edited by J. Allardice, P. L. Leonhardt, J. S. Groves, Shirley L. Marks, J. Saindon


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A final compilation of 44 issues of the [JOSS Newsletter], which has been issued monthly since November 1967 to users of JOSS, RAND's interactive, time-shared computer system designed for the solution of small numerical problems. Although the [Newsletter] has been discontinued, the JOSS system will continue to be used until renovation is no longer practical. A final version of the JOSS Program Library Catalog was issued in March 1971. Although no more JOSS programs will be abstracted, the read-only protection of the library files will still be available for JOSS programs offered to other users in RAND documentation or by personal communication. This final edition of the [Newsletter] replaces previous editions of P-3940.

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