Network Working Group S. Crocker
Request for Comments: 169 UCLA-NMC
NIC 6789 Computer Science
Categories: B, C, C 27 May 1971
IEEE Computer Society Workshop
West Coast Committee
Lake Arrowhead, California
September 8 - September 10, 1971
Co-Chairmen: David J. Farber -- University of California, Irvine
Stephen D. Crocker -- ARPA/IPT
The number of networks has grown to the point where not all
participants are familiar with each other; more networks are under
development. This workshop is intended especially for those
manufactureers, users and researchers who have just entered, or are
about to enter, the network field. Presentations are invited on all
aspects of computer networks, particularly including user
communities, inter-node protocols, terminal and switching equipments,
and communications technology.
Presentations on embryonic systems are especially invited.
Session I and II -- Description of Specific Systems
Presentation of specific systems with emphasis on such topics as the
aim of the system and scope; the constraints applied by the
application; the equipment used; protocols; expected lifetime; etc.
Session III -- Functional Capabilities - Alan Weis - IBM Research
This session will discuss such topics as file transmission, the
referencing of foreign data sets, remote job entry protocols,
resource control, data standards, etc.
Session IV -- Limitations of Hardware and Software Systems for
Networks - Al Irvine - NCR
Multiplexers, terminals, software systems, and hardware design will
be among the topics discussed at this session.
Panel Session -- Network Management Problems - Einar Stefferud -
Participation in the workshop will be by invitation from the program
committee and will be limited to 65 persons, in order to facilitiate
discussion. To encourage free discussion of tentative conclusions,
no workshop proceedings will be published. The workshop should
stimulate generation of high quality papers for subsequent
Should you desire to participate in this workshop, please return the
attached questionnaire to the program committee prior to 20 July
1971. Be sure to arrange any release required by your organization.
A registration fee of $45 includes means and housing.
Invitations will be mailed to selected participants approximately 15
August 1971. Whether or not you plan to participate, please call
this announcement to the attention of qualified colleagues who have
been omitted from the mailing.
For further information as either a presenter or as a participant
Prof. David J. Farber
University of California
Information and Computer Science Department
Irvine, California 92664
Advanced Research Projects Agency - room 730
1400 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, Virginia 22209
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