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Title Standards policy for information infrastructure / edited by Brian Kahin and Janet Abbate.
Imprint Cambridge, Ma : MIT Press, 1995.

Series Publication of the Harvard Information Infrastructure Project
Publication of the Harvard Information Infrastructure Project.
Subject Internet -- Standards.
Internet -- Government policy.
Alt Name Kahin, Brian.
Abbate, Janet.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 653 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585028966 (electronic bk.)
9780585028965 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42854367
Additional Format Print version: Standards policy for information infrastructure. Cambridge, Ma : MIT Press, 1995 026211206X (DLC) 95008809 (OCoLC)32432286
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Arati Prabhakar 
 Standards Processes and Objectives for the National Information Infrastructure / Lewis M. Branscomb, Brian Kahin3
 Standards: The Rough Road to the Common Byte / Martin C. Libicki35
 A Five-Segment Model for Standardization / Carl F. Cargill79
 Information Infrastructure Meta-Architecture and Cross-Industry Standardization / Jim Isaak100
 Compatibility Standards and Interoperability: Lessons from the Internet / William Lehr121
 Information Infrastructure Standards in Heterogeneous Sectors: Lessons from the Worldwide Air Cargo Community / Paul W. Forster, John Leslie King148
 Open Systems Standards in Manufacturing: Implications for the National Information Infrastructure / Caroline S. Wagner, Carl F. Cargill, Anna Slomovic178
 Standards Development for Information Technology: Best Practices for the United States / Jonathan A. Morell, S. L. Stewart198
 Improving the Standardization Process: Working with Bulldogs and Turtles / Michael B. Spring, Christal Grisham, Jon O'Donnell, Ingjerd Skogseid, Andrew Snow, George Tarr, Peihan Wang220
 When Are Standards Too Much of a Good Thing? Will They Provide Interoperability for the National Information Infrastructure? / Robert J. Aiken, John S. Cavallini253
 The Government's Role in the HDTV Standards Process: Model or Aberration? / Suzanne Neil, Lee McKnight, Joseph Bailey276
 Financing the Standards Development Process / Michael B. Spring, Martin B. H. Weiss289
 Consortia and the Role of the Government in Standard Setting / Andrew Updegrove321
 Competing Definitions of "Openness" on the NII / Jonathan Band351
 Arguments for Weaker Intellectual Property Protection in Network Industries / Joseph Farrell368
 Telecommunications Standardization and Intellectual Property Rights: A Fundamental Dilemma? / Mark Shurmer, Gary Lea378
 Interoperability and Intellectual Property / Frede Ask405
 The Standards Development Process and the NII: A View From the Trenches / S. N. Baron410
 The Current Debate on IT Standardization Policy in the European Union / Paola Bucciarelli421
 Excerpts from Realizing the Information Future: The Internet and Beyond Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council430
 Multimedia Standards Development Issues / Philip V. W. Dodds440
 Intellectual Property Rights and High Technology Standards / William Ellis450
 Information Technology Standardization and Users: International Challenges Move the Process Forward / Georges Ferne455
 The Global Standards Process: A Balance of the Old and the New / Richard B. Gibson466
 Standards and the Information Infrastructure / William F. Hanrahan487
 Standards for the Information Infrastructure: Barriers and Obstacles / Jerry L. Johnson502
 The Role of ANSI in Standards Development for the Information Infrastructure / Sergio Mazza516
 The Role of Standards in the Defense Information Infrastructure / D. Burton Newlin, Jr.531
 Standardization and Conformity Assessment in Telecommunications and Information Technology / Stephen P. Oksala556
 Do We Need a New Standards System? / L. John Rankine564
 Defining the U.S. Telecommunications Network of the Future / Arthur K. Reilly579
 Today's Cooperative Competitive Standards Environment and the Internet Standards-Making Model / Anthony M. Rutkowski594
 Interoperability and Standards in the NII: The Infrastructure's "Infrastructure" / Douglas W. Schoenberger601
 OMG: Building Industry Consensus / Richard Mark Soley610
 Glossary of Acronyms617

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