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École Polytechnique (also known as EP or X) is a French public institution of higher education and research in Palaiseau, a suburb southwest of Paris.
Robert Elliot Kahn (born December 23, 1938) is an American electrical engineer, who, along with Vint Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), the fundamental communication protocols at the heart of the Internet.
The CDC 6000 series was a family of mainframe computers manufactured by Control Data Corporation in the 1960s.
Chantenay-Saint-Imbert is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.
The Compatible Time-Sharing System (CTSS), was one of the first time-sharing operating systems; it was developed at the MIT Computation Center.
The CYCLADES computer network was a French research network created in the early 1970s.
A datagram is a basic transfer unit associated with a packet-switched network.
A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the Internet.
General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
Glenda Schroeder is an American software engineer noted for implementing the first command-line user interface shell and publishing one of the earliest research papers describing electronic mail systems while working as a member of the staff at the MIT Computation Center in 1965.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a nonprofit organization responsible for coordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases related to the namespaces and numericalspaces of the Internet, ensuring the network's stable and secure operation.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
The Internet Hall of Fame is an honorary lifetime achievement award administered by the Internet Society (ISOC) in recognition of individuals who have made significant contributions to the development and advancement of the Internet.
The Internet protocol suite is the conceptual model and set of communications protocols used on the Internet and similar computer networks.
The Internet Society (ISOC) is an American non-profit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, access, and policy.
The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.
Instead of a single "inventor", the Internet was developed by many people over many years.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Météo-France is the French national meteorological service.
Multics (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service) is an influential early time-sharing operating system, based around the concept of a single-level memory.
Nièvre is a department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in the centre of France named after the River Nièvre.
Packet switching is a method of grouping data which is transmitted over a digital network into packets which are made of a header and a payload.
The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, also known as the QEPrize, is a global engineering prize that rewards and celebrates the engineers responsible for a ground-breaking innovation in engineering that has been of global benefit to humanity.
In the Domain Name System (DNS) hierarchy, a second-level domain (SLD or 2LD) is a domain that is directly below a top-level domain (TLD).
In computing, a shell is a user interface for access to an operating system's services.
A shell script is a computer program designed to be run by the Unix shell, a command-line interpreter.
A top-level domain (TLD) is one of the domains at the highest level in the hierarchical Domain Name System of the Internet.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
A Unix shell is a command-line interpreter or shell that provides a traditional Unix-like command line user interface.
Vinton Gray Cerf ForMemRS, (born June 23, 1943) is an American Internet pioneer, who is recognized as one of "the fathers of the Internet", sharing this title with TCP/IP co-inventor Bob Kahn.
The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) was a two-phase United Nations-sponsored summit on information, communication and, in broad terms, the information society that took place in 2003 in Geneva and in 2005 in Tunis.