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Generations of Internet (Past, Present and Future)

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2018
Eva N. Obinna, L. G. Kabari

Eva N Obinna and L G Kabari. Generations of Internet (Past, Present and Future). International Journal of Computer Applications 181(9):29-32, August 2018. BibTeX

	author = {Eva N. Obinna and L. G. Kabari},
	title = {Generations of Internet (Past, Present and Future)},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {August 2018},
	volume = {181},
	number = {9},
	month = {Aug},
	year = {2018},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {29-32},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2018917603},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Generations of internet began from the invention of electronic computers. Electronic computers contain resistors, transistors, capacitor, and integrated circuits. The internet is a system of interconnected computer networks that uses internet protocol suite to link devices worldwide. The internet is also network of networks that comprises of academic, public, private, government and business networks of local to global scope linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless and optical networking technologies. It connects people all over the world with minimal effort. Generations of internet past present and future is a research work that aimed at dividing internet into generations base on timeline, processing mode used, language used, technology used, system architecture used and characteristics of each of the generations of internet.


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