Overview Edit

The Computer Network Study Planning Group, an inter-agency group,[1] was formed by the Office of Science and Technology Policy under the auspices of the Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering, and Technology (FCCSET) for Computer Research and Applications to carry out a study of the following issues:

The Group produced and delivered a three-volume report for OSTP in early August 1987, consisting of recommendations, results of a workshop, and background papers.

References Edit

  1. The Planning Group was composed of participants from the Department of Defense (DoD) (including DARPA), Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), NASA, National Bureau of Standards (NBS), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Source Edit

  • Gordon Bell, "Steps Toward a National Research Telecommunications Network," 21 Library Hi Tech (1987) (full-text).

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