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Robert E.Kahn

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Robert (Bob) Elliot Kahn
IMT2012003
08/08/2012
Contents
1 Introduction 2
1.1 Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1.2 Experiences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1.3 Research Papers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2 What Is TCP/IP ? 3

2.1 How The Idea Emerged ? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2.2 Challenges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3 Significance Of TCP/IP 4
3.1 Benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 4 Current Scenario 4
5 Bibliography 5
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”New capabilities emerge just by virtue of having smart people with access to state-of-the-art technology.”- Robert E. Kahn
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Introduction
Robert E. Kahn is mainly known for founding and developing the Internet. Kahn and Cerf were named the recipients of the ACM Alan M. Turing award in 2004 for their work on the Internet protocols. Kahn also got the Presidential Medal of Freedom for their work. The medal is the highest civilian award given by the United States to its citizens.

1.1
Education
- M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University in 1962 and 1964 re- spectively
- B.E.E. from the City College of New York in 1960.
- Honorary degrees from Princeton University, University of Pavia, ETH Zurich, University of .Maryland, George Mason University, and the Uni- versity of Central Florida.
- Honorary fellowship from University College, London.[1]
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Experiences
• Chairman CEO for National Research Initiatives.
• Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories.
• Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT.
• Joined Bolt, Beranek and Newman, where he was responsible for the sys- tem design of the Arpanet.
• Director of DARPA’s Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO).[1] 2
1.3
Research Papers
1. A protocol for packet network intercommunication.
2. The Role of Architecture in Internet Defense.
3. Some Myths about...
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