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Document Details


Title: J. C. R. Licklider
Local code: OH 150
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Licklider, the first director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency's (ARPA) Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO), discusses his work at Lincoln Laboratory and IPTO. Topics include: personnel recruitment; the interrelations between the various Massachusetts Institute of Technology laboratories; Licklider's relationship with Bolt, Beranek, and Newman; the work of ARPA director Jack Ruina; IPTO's influence of computer science research in the areas of interactive computing and timesharing; the ARPA contracting process; the work of Ivan Sutherland.
Extent: 56 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=180
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1988 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Licklider, J. C. R.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Director; Researcher
Document location: Cambridge, MA
Document date: 28-Oct-1988
Interviewer: Aspray, William; 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: OHI0023992-25536