Final Project Main Page-Topic:ARPANET

Welcome to my final project page of CTCH127!
In this project you will be able to find out some information about ARPANET. This website is set up for the purpose of sharing the information I found from my research, and this is also a very interesting topic to discover. All the information about the topic is placed in 4 different pages.

What is ARPANET?

ARPANET Local Map ARPANET stands for The Advanced Research Projects Agency Network. It was the "first operational packet switching network".This network was funded by ARPA-Advanced Research Projects Agency which is owned by the U.S. government. (Fritz,1990,P.341)
In short, ARPANET was the predecessor of Internet. (Click the image on the right)

What is DARPA?

This is the predecessor of the ARPA. DARPA, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is the department which funded this network, and it might be the only government agency that has the power and resources to fund the first network in the world.

In the following table, you will find some pictures related to ARPANET. Click on the images to view a larger version.

ARPANET Computer ARPANET People DARPA

Photo Resources:
Howstuffworks.com
Parkhill.k12.mo.us
Google Image

Made 5 August 2012
by Rongpu Ma.

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