Roberts, Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO) Director from 1968-1973 and later chief operating officer of Network Express, begins by discussing his own research in computer science and the development of computing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Lincoln Laboratory. The interview focuses on IPTO and the Advanced Research Projects Agency. Much of Roberts description of the work of ARPA and IPTO is set within the context of his interactions with Congress on budget matters. Topics include: J. C. R. Licklider, Ivan Sutherland, Steve Lukasik, Wesley Clark, ARPA and IPTO support of research in computer science, computer networks, and artificial intelligence, the ARPANET, the involvement of universities with ARPA and IPTO.
Lawrence G. Roberts, OH 159. Oral history interview by Arthur L. Norberg, 4 April 1989, San Francisco, California. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107608
Transcript, 53 pp. Audio file available at http://purl.umn.edu/95573
Roberts, Lawrence G..
Oral history interview with Lawrence G. Roberts.
Charles Babbage Institute.
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