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A Technical History of National Physical Laboratories (NPL) Network Architecture - A Technical Tour



Software

The operating system of the interface computer was very basic. Althought it was only designed by Wilkinson to execute message passing, he intended it to have clean interface and to be very modular.

The software of the switching node is described in detail in Wilkinson and Barber's paper entitled A Model for the Local Area of a Data Communication Network - Software Organization

 

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Written by the THINK Protocols team, CS Dept, UT Austin
Please direct comments to Chris Edmondson-Yurkanan.

This document was last modified on Tuesday, 11-Jun-2002 10:18:02 CDT.