The early history of packet switching in the UK [History of Communications]

@article{Kirstein2009TheEH,
  title={The early history of packet switching in the UK [History of Communications]},
  author={Peter T. Kirstein},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
  year={2009},
  volume={47},
  pages={18-26}
}
  • P. Kirstein
  • Published 1 February 2009
  • History
  • IEEE Communications Magazine
In this issue of the History Column we bring you an article by Prof. Peter Kirstein, one of the original contributors to early packet switching. We are probably all familiar with the history of the Internet, beginning with its genesis in the American-developed ARPAnet of the late 1960s and early 1970s. We may be less familiar with the contributions of British researchers, as well as those in other countries such as France, at about the same period of time, who worked closely with American… 

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