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Document Details


Title: Stephen Crocker
Local code: OH 233
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Crocker discusses computer networks, artificial intelligence research, and his work at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Crocker details his interactions with other DARPA personnel including Cordell Green, Barry Wessler, Larry Roberts, Robert Kahn, and David Russell. He discusses his work as a program manager in the Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO). Crocker describes the effect of the Mansfield amendment, which specified research needed to be relevant to the military, on DARPA projects. He also discusses software development.
Extent: 57 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=96
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1991 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Crocker, Stephen
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer
Document location: Glenwood, MD
Document date: 24-Oct-1991
Interviewer: O'Neill, Judy
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023931-25469