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Area of Advisement
Computer networking, computer and network security, computer and network forensics, vulnerability testing, and steganography.
IEEE 802 International Standards Committee on Local Area Networks.
- I chaired IEEE 802.1 International Standards Committee on Local Area Networks from about 1980 - 1999.
- As the chair of 802.1, I was a member of the IEEE802 Executive Committee from 1980 - 1999.
- Developed the Spanning Tree protocol and standard that today is used in EVERY Internet switch worldwide. This was done as part of a small IEEE802.1 team.
- Participated in the development of the Ethernet and WiFi protocols and standards.
University Teaching Award
SELECTED PATENTS (from approximately 15)
METROPOLITAN AREA NETWORK ARRANGEMENT FOR SERVING VIRTUAL DATA NETWORKS; U.S. Patent Number 4,897,874; January 30, 1990.
DIGITAL COMMUNICATION NETWORK ARCHITECTURE FOR PROVIDING UNIVERSAL INFORMATION SERVICES; U.S. Patent Number 4,763,317; August 9, 1988.
IEEE and ACM
SELECTED BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS (from approximately 20)
W. P. Lidinsky, D. Vlack, Perspectives on Packetized Voice and Data Communications, IEEE Press, 1990.
W. P. Lidinsky, G.A. Roediger, The Multi-Session Bridge, Proc. of Computing in High Energy Physics, pp. 143-149, April 1997, Berlin.
H. A. Kippenhan, W. Lidinsky, G. Roediger, An Integrated Circuit/Packet Switched Videoconferencing System, Proc. Computing in High Energy Physics conference, pp. 50-61, September 1995, Rio de Janeiro Brazil.
Lidinsky et al, Data Acquisition and Control System for the IPNS Time-of-Flight Neutron Scattering Experiments, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, v. NS-26, no. 4, pp. 4554-4563, August 1979.
R. G. Barr, J. A. Becker, W. P. Lidinsky, V. V. Tantillo, A Research-Oriented Dynamic Microprocessor, IEEE Transactions on Computers, v. c-22, no. 11, pp. 976-985, November 1973.
W. P. Lidinsky, J. A. Becker, A Computer-Driven Full Color Raster Scan Display System, IEEE Transactions on Broadcast & Television Receivers, v. BTR-18, pp. 26-31, February 1971.
D. Lark, W. P. Lidinsky, Sizing Hardware for Hosting Multiple Web Servers, Softcom 2000, Brussels