ERIC Number: ED390447
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-May-4
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on the High Performance Computing and Communications Program and Uses of the Information Highway. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
This document presents witness testimony and supplemental materials from a Congressional hearing called to evaluate the progress of the High Performance Computing and Communications program in light of budget requests, to examine the appropriate role for the government in such a project, and to see demonstrations of the World Wide Web and related technologies. It features opening statements by Senator Conrad Burns and by Senator Ernest Hollings, as well as prepared statements by Senator Larry Pressler, by Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, and by Senator Ted Stevens. Witnesses include: (1) John Toole, National Coordinating Office for High Performance Computing and Communications; (2) Bill Burrall, Moundsville Junior High, Moundsville (West Virginia); (3) Dr. Richard Gowen, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology; and (4) Steven Running, School of Forestry, University of Montana (Missoula). An appendix features transcriptions of John Toole's dialogues with Senators Pressler and Burns. (BEW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Costs, Government Role, Hearings, Information Dissemination, Information Technology, Internet, Program Evaluation, Telecommunications
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
Identifiers: Congress 104th; High Performance Computing and Commun Program; World Wide Web