Oral history interview with Lawrence G. Roberts, 1989 April 4.

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Roberts, L. G. (Lawrence G.). Oral history interview with Lawrence G. Roberts, 1989 April 4.

Oral history interview with Lawrence G. Roberts, 1989 April 4.

Roberts begins by discussing his own research in computer science and the development of computing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Lincoln Laboratory. The interview focuses on IPTO and the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA). Much of Roberts' description of the work of ARPA and IPTO is set within the context of his interactions with Congress on budget matters. Topics include: J. C. R. Licklider, Ivan Sutherland, Steve Lukasik, Wesley Clark, ARPA and IPTO support of research in computer science, computer networks, artificial intelligence,

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Computer scientist and Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO) Director from 1968-1973. From the description of Oral history interview with Lawrence G. Roberts, 1989 April 4. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63277426 ...