Internet Research Task Force


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Internet Research Task Force

(IRTF) The IRTF is chartered by the Internet Architecture Board to consider long-term Internet issues from a theoretical point of view. It has Research Groups, similar to Internet Engineering Task Force Working Groups, which are each tasked to discuss different research topics. Multi-cast audio/video conferencing and privacy enhanced mail are samples of IRTF output.

Internet Research Task Force

(www.irtf.org) An organization of working groups involved in researching future Internet technologies. The IRTF is managed by the IRTF Chair in conjunction with the Internet Research Steering Group (IRSG). The IRTF Chair is appointed by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). When the technologies are deemed ready for development, they are transferred to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). See Internet Engineering Task Force.
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Willis is currently a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Internet Research Task Force Routing Research Group.
ISOC is the organizational home of the International Engineering Task Force, the Internet Architecture Board, the Internet Engineering Steering Group, and the Internet Research Task Force - the standards setting and research arms of the Internet community.
Cain is a long-time contributor within the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) in the areas of IP multicast, IP routing, and Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS), and most recently, content peering.

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