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Document Details


Title: Michael L. Dertouzos
Local code: OH 164
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Dertouzos begins by discussing his research in computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Project MAC's change under his direction to the Laboratory for Computer Science. The bulk of the interview concerns MIT's relationship with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and its Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO). Topics include: time-sharing, distributive systems, networking, multiprocessing, the ARPANET, and Robert Kahn's directorship of IPTO.
Extent: 26 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=105
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1989 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Dertouzos, Michael L.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer; Professor
Document location: Cambridge, MA
Document date: 20-Apr-1989
Interviewer: Norberg, Arthur L.
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: OHI0023937-25477