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Document Details


Title: William Crowther
Local code: OH 184
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: 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.
Extent: 25 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=97
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1990 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Crowther, William
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer
Document location: Cambridge, MA
Document date: 12-Mar-1990
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: OHI0023932-25470