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Computer system reliability and nuclear war

By Alan Borning

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 30 No. 2, Pages 112-131

Given the devastating consequences of nuclear war, it is appropriate to look at current and planned uses of computers in nuclear weapons command and control systems, and to examine whether these systems can fulfill their intended roles.

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