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Leonard Kleinrock

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Leonard Kleinrock
Kleinrock at a meeting of the Internet Hall of Fame inductees 2012
Born (1934-06-13) June 13, 1934 (age 89)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materCity College of New York, MIT
Known forInternet development
AwardsMarconi Prize (1986)
Harry H. Goode Memorial Award (1996)
National Medal of Science (2007)
IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal (2012)
BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award (2014)
Scientific career
Computer science
Doctoral advisorEdward Arthurs
Doctoral studentsChris Ferguson

Leonard Kleinrock (born June 13, 1934) is an American engineer and computer scientist. He played an influential role in the creation of the ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet, at UCLA.[1]

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  1. Rosenbaum, Philip (29 October 2009). "Web pioneer recalls 'birth of the Internet'". CNN. Retrieved October 30, 2009.

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