WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Vint Cerf and Robert Kahn, the tandem credited with founding the Net in the early 1970s, will join Purdue College President Mung Chiang for a Presidential Lecture Sequence function in September, coinciding with the 60th anniversary celebration of Purdue’s historic start of the nation’s initially academic personal computer science department.
The discussion with Cerf and Kahn, who are normally identified as the “Fathers of the World wide web,” is planned for Thursday, Sept. 7. The time and locale will be announced later on. The Presidential Lecture occasion, which is free and open to the general public, is titled “Origins of the Web and its Subsequent Evolution” and comes a 50 percent-century since the pivotal period of time of Cerf and Kahn’s groundbreaking work.
“As Purdue proceeds the yearlong celebration of the nation’s first laptop or computer science division 60 several years in the past and launches
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