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Author Chambers, Jack A. ♦ Poore, Ray V.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Networks ♦ Higher education
Abstract This study presents the results of a nationwide survey of computer networks in higher education conducted during 1971-73. Five major and 18 minor networks were identified. The five major networks included: the ARPA Net, the California State College network, the University of Iowa/Iowa State University network, the Michigan Educational Research Information Triad, Inc., and the Triangle Universities Computation Center network in North Carolina. In-depth studies were conducted of the latter two nets. Based on the experiences of these operating networks, a number of factors are identified for consideration in developing networks. Finally, recommendations are advanced regarding the development of networks in higher education in the future.
Description Affiliation: Univ. of South Florida, Tampa (Chambers, Jack A.; Poore, Ray V.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 18
Issue Number 4
Page Count 7
Starting Page 193
Ending Page 199


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Source: ACM Digital Library