Casting the net: from ARPANET to Internet and beyond
Focusing on the design decisions and standards which have made internetworking possible, this new book charts the intriguing history of this communications/computing phenomenon. From its beginnings as a Department of Defense project to its current position as the global network for computing communications, the full Internet story is told here.
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applications April ARPANET AT&T backbone BBN Report BITNET Bob Kahn called Center Chapter circuits commercial communication Computer Network connected Crocker CSNET CYCLADES datagram discussed distributed documents electronic mail File Transfer Gopher hardware Honeywell Host-Host hosts ICCC IETF implementation initial installed interface International Internet Protocol IPTO issues January Jon Postel Kleinrock Larry Roberts later layer machine Matrix McKenzie meeting million users National Network Working Group newsgroups node NSFNET October operating system packet switching Padlipsky paper Postel problems proposed Protocol Handbook published Quarterman routing satellite September Server Service Definition specification standard SUBLIMINAL-MESSAGE TCP/IP technical Telnet terminals Therese tion told Transfer Protocol transmission Troisema UCLA University UNIX USENET USENIX Utah UUCP UUNET Vint Cerf
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