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5/25/10 2:54 PM History of the Internet and Web Page 1 of 4 http://www-scf.usc.edu/~chaeyouk/itp104/webhistory.html History of the Internet and Web What is the Internet No a single network Globe-spanning collection of networks Communication infrastructure for exchanging information Networks communicate based on certain protocols Transmission Control Protocla (tcp)/Internet Protocol(IP) Who runs it? US Government - NO! No Single person, group or organization History of the Internet 1957 USSR launches Sputnik 1958 US forms the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) 1960 J.C.R. Licklider publishes his landmark paper, "Man-Computer Symbiosis" 1961 Leonard Kleinrock, MIT, writes paper on packet-switching theory entitled "Information Flow in Large Communication Nets" 1962 Licklider becomes the first head of the computer research program at ARPA 1966 Larry Roberts, MIT, writes "Towards a Cooperative Network of Time-Shared Computers" which is first ARPANET plan 1969 Research Institute, UCSB, University of Utah) typed in the letter G in LOGIN 1969 First Request For Comments (RFCs) begun by S. Crocker
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