[ih] Amount of funding from ARPA?
vint at google.com
Mon Dec 28 02:45:47 PST 2009
do you recall whether your estimate for ARPANET included annual
What about investment in Internet development (by DARPA only).
My estimates (higher than yours) included Packet Radio, Packet
Satellite and Internet
again including only expenditures by DARPA.
On Dec 27, 2009, at 12:35 PM, Larry Press wrote:
> I wrote a CACM article on the Federal role in seeding networks,
> which included the following cost estimates (in $million) along with
> their sources:
> Morse Telegraph .03 Smithsonian
> SAGE 8,000. 
> ARPANET 25 
> CSNET 5 
> NSFNET Backbone 57.9 
> NSF Higher-ed connections 30 Dave Staudt, NSF
> NSF International connections 6.6 Steve Goldstein, NSF
> The $25m figure for ARPAnet was taken from reference :
> Reed, Sidney G., Van Atta, Richard H., and Dietchman, Seymour J.,
> "DARPA Technical Accomplishments: An Historical Review of Selected
> DARPA Projects" volume 1, page 20-28 [chapter 20, page 28],
> Alexandria, VA: Institute for Defense Analyses, 1990.
> (I don't recall how they arrived at the figure).
> The most interesting to me are the Morse telegraph and SAGE, which
> trained the majority of the nation's programmers at that time.
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