Turing Award Winners Cerf and Kahn Dicuss Internet's Impact

By Cameron
August 22, 2005

Update:: The archived webcast can be found here.

At 6:00 p.m. (EDT) today Vinton Cerf and Bob Kahn will give a lecture titled “Assessing the Internet: Lessons Learned, Strategies for Evolution, and Future Possibilities.” The lecture will be webcast. The Turing Lecture provides a forum for learning what lessons emerged from award winner’s research, what strategies they propose for evolving the technology, and what possibilities lie ahead for future applications.

The storied team of Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn received ACM’s latest Turing Award for their work developing TCP/IP — the networking language of the Internet. The award is ACM’s highest and is considered by many to be the Nobel Prize of Computing.