ERIC Number: ED332694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar-5
Reference Count: N/A
High Performance Computing and Communications Act of 1991. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. One Hundred Second Congress, First Session on S. 272 To Provide for a Coordinated Federal Research Program To Ensure Continued United States Leadership in High-Performance Computing.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
This hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space focuses on S. 272, the High-Performance Computing and Communications Act of 1991, a bill that provides for a coordinated federal research and development program to ensure continued U.S. leadership in this area. Performance computing is defined as representing the leading edge of technological advancement in computing. This report includes the text of S. 272 as well as opening statements presented by Senators Gore, Pressler, Kasten, and Robb, and by the Chairman, Senator Hollings. Also included are statements from Allan D. Bromley, Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy; Tracey Gray, president of marketing, government systems division, US Sprint Communications Co.; Malvin H. Kalos, director of the Cornell Theory Center; Donald Langenberg, chancellor of the University of Maryland system; David C. Nagel, vice president of advanced technology, Apple Computer, Inc.; and John S. Wold, executive director, Lilly research laboratories, Eli Lilly and Co., who was accompanied by Riaz Abdulla, manager of a high-performance computing program. Additional articles, letters, and statements are included from the American Library Association; the Association of Research Libraries; Jack L. Brock, Jr., Director of the Government Information and Financial Management Issues, Information Management Division, Government Accounting Office (GAO); the Computing Research Association; John Patrick Crecine, president of the Georgia Institute of Technology; and Kenneth M. King, president of EDUCOM. (DB)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Software Development, Computers, Electronic Mail, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Higher Education, Information Technology, Microcomputers, National Programs, Research and Development, Technological Advancement
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Identifiers: Congress 102nd; Fiber Optics; High Performance Computing; National Research and Education Network; Supercomputers
Note: For reports on the High Performance Computing Acts of 1989 and 1990 and a report on this bill, see ED 328 244, IR 014 867, and IR 015 071.