Accession Number : AD0419487

Title :   07

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Kozak,TR.BY A.S.

Report Date : SEP 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 70

Abstract : This Memorandum is a translation of the Appendix of the book, Elements of Programming. The book itself is a general introduction to the subject of electronic computing, with particular emphasis on serving as a guide to programmers. It is intended for use by university students and stu dents in advanced technological institutions. The interesting feature of the book is the Appendix, which details the command structures and systems of notation for the five Soviet computers: BESM, Strela, Ural, M-3, and Kiev. Additionally, some specifications for each of the computers are in cluded. The Introduction prepared by the editors of the Soviet Cybernetics Technology series con tains summaries of the operations codes for the five machines in chart form. It also contains comments on the problems one encounters in trying to make analyses of the Soviet state of the art, pointing out the vast differences that are found when comparing two different authors' comments on the same machine. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CYBERNETICS, COMMAND AND CON), (*COMPUTERS, SPECIFICATIONS), COMPUTER LOGIC, PROGRAMMING (COMPUTERS).

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE