Competitive computing and "creative acquisition"

Mathews, Brendan
May 1997
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May/Jun1997, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p5
Examines United States and Russia's competitiveness in developing super computing capabilities under the Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative (ASCI). Role of Enhanced Proliferation Control Initiative (EPCI) on advanced computer controls; Comparison between Russian and American weapons laboratory; Study on capabilities of Ministry of Atomic Energy computers; United States role in ASCI.


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