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Active Networks
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ABONE (Active Backbone)

Congestion Control Mechanisms

GII (Global Information Infrastructure)

Internet Architecture and Backbone

Internet Organizations and Committees



IP (Internet Protocol)

NII (National Information Infrastructure)

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology)

NREN (National Research and Education Network)

NSF (National Science Foundation) and NSFnet

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vBNS (Very high-speed Backbone Network Service)

Web Links
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DARPA Active Networks page

"From Internet to ActiveNet," a paper by D. L. Tennenhouse, S. J. Garland, L. Shrira and M. F. Kaashoek

ActiveNets information page at MIT

ActiveNets home page at MIT

The SwitchWare Project at the University of Pennsylvania

Active Networks - A Survey

Active Networking research at Georgia Tech

Smart Packets page at BBN

A Survey of Active Network Research (IEEE Communications Magazine)

Active Network Archives

Computer Science Laboratory Active Network Backbone Web page

Network Associates Inc.

White Paper: "Implementation of a Prototype Active Network"

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