Lecture3 - Announcements ECE-CSE 861: Introduction to...

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1 ECE-CSE 861: Introduction to Computer Communication Networks Ness B. Shroff ECE & CSE Lecture 3 Announcements All Lectures are on carmen. Please check that you can access them Predicting the Next “Great” Networking Applications Famous Predictions “Everything that can be invented has been invented,” Charles Duell, Patent Commissioner, 1889. “The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular,” David Sarnoff’s associates in response to his urging for investment in radio, 1920s. “This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us." -- Western Union internal memo, 1876. “We don’t like their sound and besides guitar music is on its way out,” Decca Recording Co., rejecting the Beatles, 1962. “There is no reason why anyone would want a computer in their home,” Ken Olsen, President, Chairman, and Founder of DEC Systems, 1977. -- Obtained from various famous last word sources on the web.
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2 Grand Challenges/Applications Classical definition "Grand Challenges are fundamental problems in science and engineering with potentially broad social, political, economic, and scientific impact that can be advanced by applying high performance computing resources.“ Definition used here A grand challenge is a fundamental problem in networking with broad economic, scientific, and social impact that is currently considered intractable, and whose solution can be advanced by fundamental research.” --- Adapted from the report of the National Science Foundation on Fundamental Research in Networking, 2003. Grand Challenges/Applications Definition used here A grand application in wireless networking has broad economic, scientific, and social impact that is currently considered intractable, and whose solution can be advanced by fundamental research." Classical definition "Grand Challenges are fundamental problems in science and engineering with potentially broad social, political, economic, and scientific impact that can be advanced by applying high performance computing resources.“ Future Applications Applications are and will continue to be the raison d’etre of communication networks Applications push the development of new: Methodologies Protocols Architectures When considering the challenges in networking research , applications provide an important perspective with which to view the future.
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