Essays Tagged: "ARPA"

The Internet

o start a new department within the Department of Defense called Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA). MIT President James A. Killian was the leading force behind ARPA.ARPA had made its main proje ... e the Internet or any type of Local Area Network (LAN) for that matter.Soon after another branch of ARPA was formed. The branch was called Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO). This branch ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Jan/2000

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Internet, Past, Present, and Future

s installed in UCLA. By December 1969, there were four nodes on the infant network, which was named ARPANET, after its Pentagon sponsor. The four computers could transfer data on dedicated high-speed ... h-speed transmission lines. They could even be programmed remotely from the other nodes. Because of ARPANET, scientists and researchers could share one another's computer facilities by long-distance. ...

(5 pages) 154 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Internet has revolutionised the media: discuss.

thirteen years earlier. An immediate reaction was to set up the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) within the Ministry of Defence. It was created in order to reduce the chance of US defence aga ... n Licklider, who had just recently published a memorandum on the 'Galactic Network concept', headed ARPA's computer research. Whether the original motives for setting up 'ARPAnet' were lessening the p ...

(6 pages) 186 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

History of the Internet

the Cold War, President Eisenhower thought it wise to create the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) in 1958, to keep the United States at the forefront of technology. ARPA would soon begin the r ... rsation, even when they were silent.In 1963, JCR Licklider, head of the computer research effort at ARPA, expressed an idea of a network that would connect machines and people worldwide. In the mid-19 ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The Emergence of Digital Dilemna

e was a real war. In 1964 the Cold War was at its peak, the Advanced Researched Projects Agency, or ARPA began researching and developing a way to get computers to communicate with each other. The gov ...

(20 pages) 186 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Outline The Social And Technological Development Of The Internet

nternet The Internet originated in the early 1970s as part of an Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) research project on "internetworking"�.In a well-known joint effort that took place aro ... rnetworking"�.In a well-known joint effort that took place around 1973, Robert Kahn, then at ARPA, and Vinton Cerf, then at Stanford, collaborated on the design of an internetwork architecture ...

(8 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

History of Telecommunication and Networking

ks of data to be sent to different computers without first passing through a centralized mainframe. ARPANET network emerged in 1969. This was a four-node network. It connected the University of Califo ... tanford Research Institute, the University of Utah and the University of California - Santa Barbara.ARPANET's development centred on the 'Request for Comment' (RFC) process and in 1969, RFC 1 was publ ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The internet

could the country communicate after anuclear war? The Pentagon's Advanced Research Projects Agency, ARPA, had asolution. They would create a non-centralized network that linked from city tocity, and b ... oyed. The network could not have a center because it would be aprimary target for enemies. In 1969, ARPANET was created, named after itsoriginal Pentagon sponsor. There were four supercomputer station ...

(10 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays