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Document Details


Title: Charles A. Zraket
Local code: OH 198
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: 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.
Extent: 25 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=6
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1990 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Zraket, Charles A.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer
Document location: Bedford, MA
Document date: 03-May-1990
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: OHI0024079-25627