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Issue No. 03 - July-September (2011 vol. 33)
ISSN: 1058-6180
pp: 4-21
Stephen J. Lukasik , Georgia Institute of Technology
ABSTRACT
<p>The who, what, when, and how of the Arpanet is usually told in heroic terms&#x2014;Licklider's vision, the fervor of his disciples, the dedication of computer scientists and engineers, the work of graduate students, and so forth. Told by one of the key actors in this salient part of US and Internet history, this article addresses why the Arpanet was built.</p>
INDEX TERMS
history of computing, networking, Department of Defense, ARPA, ARPANET, Internet, collaborative computing
CITATION
Stephen J. Lukasik, "Why the Arpanet Was Built", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 33, no. , pp. 4-21, July-September 2011, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2010.11
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