Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Leonard Kleinrock
Born: June 13, 1934, New York City
- 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.