The Soviet applied information sciences in a time of change

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The Foreign Applied Sciences Assessment Center (FASAC) conducts reviews of selected areas of foreign basic and applied science by US scientists who are technically expert and active in the fields reviewed. Several of the FASAC assessments of Soviet science have involved various aspects of the information sciences, including enabling technologies and applications, as well as the core information sciences. This report draws upon those FASAC assessment reports, the expert judgment of some of the authors of those reports, and other public sources to characterize the current state of the information sciences in the Soviet Union and the effects of information ... continued below

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Bengston, J.; Cronin, R.R. & Davidson, R.B. July 1, 1991.

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The Foreign Applied Sciences Assessment Center (FASAC) conducts reviews of selected areas of foreign basic and applied science by US scientists who are technically expert and active in the fields reviewed. Several of the FASAC assessments of Soviet science have involved various aspects of the information sciences, including enabling technologies and applications, as well as the core information sciences. This report draws upon those FASAC assessment reports, the expert judgment of some of the authors of those reports, and other public sources to characterize the current state of the information sciences in the Soviet Union and the effects of information science capabilities upon other areas of Soviet science and technology. This report also provides estimates of the likely effect of the political and social reforms underway in the Soviet Union on future Soviet progress in the information sciences and, at a more general level, in science and technology. 41 refs., 7 tabs.

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Pages: (96 p)

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  • Other: TI92001713
  • Report No.: FASAC-TAR-92001713
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  • DOI: 10.2172/5093612 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5093612
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1052829

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Bengston, J.; Cronin, R.R. & Davidson, R.B. The Soviet applied information sciences in a time of change, report, July 1, 1991; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1052829/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.