UTCS Colloquium: Douglas Comer/Cisco Systems & Purdue University: Lessons Learned From The Internet Project ACES 2.302 Monday October 6 2008 10:00 a.m.

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Date: 
Oct 6, 2008 10:00am - 11:15am

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T

ype of Talk: UTCS Colloquium

Speaker/Affiliation: Douglas Comer/Ci

sco Systems & Purdue University

Date/Time: Monday October 6 2008

10:00 a.m.

Location: ACES 2.302

Host: Kathryn McKinley
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br>Talk Title: Lessons Learned From The Internet Project

Talk Abstr

act:
The Internet ranks among the greatest achievements
of 20th cent

ury Computer Science. The basic technology
was so well conceived that

it has remained virtually
unchanged despite completely new applications
and
dramatic growth in the number of connected computers
and traff

ic. This eclectic talk presents a series of lessons
drawn from the Int

ernet experience that may help us
better understand how to proceed w

ith new research.
It considers the design of protocols general princi

ples
technologies the underlying architecture the effect of
econ

omics on networking research and ways that
experimental research proje

cts can be organized to
ensure success.

Speaker Bio:
Douglas

Comer is VP of Research Collaboration at
Cisco Systems and Distinguish

ed Professor of Computer
Science at Purdue University where he is curr

ently on an
extended leave. An internationally recognized expert on computer networking Comer has been involved in Internet
research sin

ce the late 1970s. His series of ground-breaking
textbooks have been tr

anslated into 16 languages and are
used by professional engineers and

students around the world.
For twenty years Comer was editor-in-chief
of the journal
Software Practice And Experience. He is a Fellow of th

e ACM.