Computer network development to achieve resource sharing

  title={Computer network development to achieve resource sharing},
  author={Lawrence G. Roberts and Barry D. Wessler},
  booktitle={AFIPS '70 (Spring)},
In this paper a computer network is defined to be a set of autonomous, independent computer systems, interconnected so as to permit interactive resource sharing between any pair of systems. An overview of the need for a computer network, the requirements of a computer communication system, a description of the properties of the communication system chosen, and the potential uses of such a network are described in this paper. 

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