Oral history interview with Charles A. Zraket

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Oral history interview with Charles A. Zraket

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Charles Babbage Institute


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Zraket describes the Information Processing Techniques Office's (IPTO) interest in command and control systems in the early 1960s. He provides a perspective on the military expectations of computing that developed from the Whirlwind and SAGE projects. Zraket discusses the interaction between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the MITRE Corporation, and Bolt, Beranek, and Newman. He concludes the interview with an overview of DARPA funding trends in the 1980s.


Transcript, 24 pp. Audio file available at http://purl.umn.edu/95790

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Charles A. Zraket, OH 198. Oral history interview by Arthur L. Norberg, 3 May 1990, Bedford, Massachusetts. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107728

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Zraket, Charles A.. (1990). Oral history interview with Charles A. Zraket. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/107728.

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