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Douglas Comer

American computer scientist

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Douglas Earl Comer is a professor of computer science at Purdue University, where he teaches courses on operating systems and computer networks. He has written numerous research papers and textbooks, and currently heads several networking research projects. He has been involved in TCP/IP and internetworking since the late 1970s, and is an internationally recognized authority. He designed and implemented X25NET and Cypress networks, and the Xinu operating system. He is director of the Internetworking Research Group at Purdue, editor of Software - Practice and Experience, and a former member of the Internet Architecture Board. Comer completed the original version of Xinu in 1979. Since then, Xinu has been expanded and ported to a wide variety of platforms, including: IBM PC, Macintosh, Digital Equipment Corporation VAX and DECstation 3100, Sun Microsystems Sun-2, Sun-3 and SPARCstations, and Intel Pentium. It has been used as the basis for many research projects. Furthermore, Xinu has been used as an embedded system in products by companies such as Motorola, Mitsubishi, Hewlett-Packard, and Lexmark.

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Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania State University

Public university in State College and multiple campuses in Pennsylvania, United States

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University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Purdue University
Purdue University

Public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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Houghton College
Houghton College

Christian liberal arts college in Houghton, New York

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#1037 World Rank #545 USA Rank
Computer Science