The RAND Information Sciences Conference was initiated in the fall of 1973, to promote interaction among Information Sciences Department staff members about their work in mathematics, computer science research, programming, and analysis. The purposes of this paper are to document the first series of fall, winter, and spring sessions and to illustrate RAND's research and applied work in the information sciences. It comprises the abstracts of the 39 papers presented during these sessions.
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