Corporation for National Research Initiatives


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Corporation for National Research Initiatives

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(CNRI) A US research and development organisation that leads and funds research and development of network-based information technology including the National Information Infrastructure.

Address: Reston, VA, USA.

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Kahn, CEO, Corporation for National Research Initiatives, the winners of the 2004 A.M.
(1) Statement by the Cross Industry Working Team of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives; see www.cnri.reston.va.us.
* http://www.cnri.reston.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).

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