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On Distributed Communications

"On Distributed Communications" was a series of publications written by Paul Baran compiled into a comprehensive report on a scheme for telecommunications infrastructure to survive a large scale nuclear attack.

In effect, "On distributed Communications" envisions a resilient packet switching network with concepts embodied in what became the internet.

the 11 part series can be found at:

http://www.rand.org/publications/RM/baran.list.html

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