Contractor name : CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL RESEARCH INITIATIVES
Kahn, CEO, Corporation for National Research Initiatives
, the winners of the 2004 A.
va/us - The Corporation for National Research Initiatives
promotes research that centers around strategic development of networked-based information technologies.
The new language, called Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), was developed by Robert Kahn - one of the designers of DARPAnet and now president of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives
- and Vinton Cerf, now a senior vice president of Internet architecture and engineering at MCI Communications, who had worked closely on the original DARPAnet protocol.
To assure persistence of URLs across time, two methods of naming have been proposed in the United States: the Corporation for National Research Initiatives
(CNRI) HANDLE System (Arms, 1996) and the OCLC PURL Resolution with a joint OCLC/CNRI project for creating a name system (URNs) for objects identified by URLs (Weibel & Jul, 1995).
The NCSTRL project has grown rapidly from the experimental digital library efforts undertaken in the Computer Science Technical Reports (CS-TR) project, sponsored in 1992 by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) through the Corporation for National Research Initiatives
(CNRI), and in the National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored WATERS project.
8 million to the Corporation for National Research Initiatives
, based in Reston, Va.
Kahn now heads the Corporation for National Research Initiatives
in Washington, D.