After describing his work at Lincoln Laboratory on real-time systems and its connection to his early view of the network, Crowther traces his involvement in the ARPA network project, including his work with routing, new processor designs, and early software implementation. He also discusses the composition and functioning of the project group at BBN, his interaction with IPTO and the rest of the community, and his later work at Xerox PARC. This interview was recorded as part of a research project on the influence of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on the development of computer science in the United States.
William Crowther, OH 184. Oral history interview by Judy E. O'Neill, 12 March 1990, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107235
Transcript, 27 pp. Audio file available at http://purl.umn.edu/95668
Oral history interview with William Crowther.
Charles Babbage Institute.
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