Cerf, Vinton G. and Robert E. Kahn, A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication, IEEE Transactions on Communications (COM-22), May,1974, pp. 637-648. The original statement of the Internet architecture, which initially featured a single protocol, TCP.
Cerf, Vinton G., Protocols for Interconnected Packet Networks, ACM Computer Communication Review, Vol. 10, Num. 4, 1980, pp. 10-59. This paper describes the later evolution of TCP into TCP/IP. Cerf provides an introduction to a long paper specifying the Department of Defense standard internet protocol.
Kahn, Robert E., Steven A. Gronemeyer, Jerry Burchfiel and Ronald C. Kunzelman, Advances in Packet Radio Technology, Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 66, Num. 11, 1978, pp. 1468-1496. This describes theoretical and practical issues in the design of packet radio networks, as well as ARPA’s experimental PRENET.
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