IEEE Transactions on Communications, volume Com-22, no.5, May 1974, pp.637-48. [S.n.], 1974. 4° (280 x 211mm). Portraits of the 2 authors on last page, SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS ON FIRST PAGE. Modern boards, original wrappers preserved. Provenance: Library of Congress duplicate (release stamp on front cover)." /> CERF, Vinton G. (b. 1943) and Robert E. KAHN (b. 1938). "A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication", in: <I>IEEE Transactions on Communications</I>, volume Com-22, no.5, May 1974, pp.637-48. [S.n.], 1974. 4° (280 x 211mm). Portraits of the 2 authors on last page, SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS ON FIRST PAGE. Modern boards, original wrappers preserved. <I>Provenance</I>: Library of Congress duplicate (release stamp on front cover). | Christie's
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    CERF, Vinton G. (b. 1943) and Robert E. KAHN (b. 1938). "A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication", in: IEEE Transactions on Communications, volume Com-22, no.5, May 1974, pp.637-48. [S.n.], 1974. 4° (280 x 211mm). Portraits of the 2 authors on last page, SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS ON FIRST PAGE. Modern boards, original wrappers preserved. Provenance: Library of Congress duplicate (release stamp on front cover).

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    CERF, Vinton G. (b. 1943) and Robert E. KAHN (b. 1938). "A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication", in: IEEE Transactions on Communications, volume Com-22, no.5, May 1974, pp.637-48. [S.n.], 1974. 4° (280 x 211mm). Portraits of the 2 authors on last page, SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS ON FIRST PAGE. Modern boards, original wrappers preserved. Provenance: Library of Congress duplicate (release stamp on front cover).

    FIRST EDITION OF CERF AND KAHN'S PROTOCOL, THE FOUNDATION OF THE INTERNET. In the early 1970s ARPAnet and other similar computer networks were hampered by the fact that each operated according to different hardware and software protocols, thus making it impossible for them to communicate with one another. This problem was solved by Cerf and Kahn's invention of the TCP/IP cross-networked protocol allowing the creation of an international network of computer networks; i.e. the Internet, a word coined in about 1973 as an abbreviation for 'internetworking of networks'. Hook and Norman, Origins of Cyberspace, 528. Gedeon pp.508-09.


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