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ERIC Number: EJ565404
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1057-2317
The Evolution of the Internet as a Global Information System.
Kahn, Robert; Leiner, Barry M.; Cerf, Vinton G.; Clark, David D.; Kleinrock, Leonard; Lynch, Daniel C.; Postel, Jon; Roberts, Lawrence E.; Wolff, Stephen
International Information & Library Review, v29 n2 p129-51 Jun 1997
Provides a brief history of the Internet revolving around four distinct aspects: (1) the technological evolution that began with early research on packet switching and the ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) and continues to expand the infrastructure; (2) operations and management; (3) the social aspect; and (4) commercialization. The future of the Internet is also considered. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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