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Danny Cohen

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In 1967, Danny Cohen developed the first real-time visual flight simulator on a general purpose computer. He also developed the first real-time radar simulator. His flight simulator work led to the development of the Cohen-Sutherland computer graphics line clipping algorithms, created with Ivan...

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Donald Davies

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Posthumous Recipient Donald Davies was one of the inventors of packet switching computer networking. He coined the term 'packet' and today’s Internet can be traced back directly to this origin. Other scientists also came to the same conclusion at about the same time. In 1947, after learning about...

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Leonard Kleinrock

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Dr. Leonard Kleinrock pioneered the mathematical theory of packet networks, the technology underpinning the Internet. For his enormous contribution to understanding the power of packet networks he was honored with the Charles Stark Draper Award as one of the fathers of the Internet, along with...

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Paul Baran

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Posthumous Recipient An Internet pioneer, Paul Baran invented packet switching techniques that can be credited with playing a key role in the development of the Internet. Born in Poland, Paul immigrated to the US, where he graduated from Drexel University in 1949 with a degree in electrical...

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