Name: Leonard Kleinrock
Born: June 13, 1934, New York City
Computer related contributions
- Created the initial idea of the ARPANET the precursor to the Internet in his first paper entitled "Information Flow in Large Communication Nets" on May 31, 1961.
- Developed Packet Switching.
- Information Flow in Large Communication Nets
Honors and awards
- Awarded the National Medal of Science on September 29, 2008.