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Viral Communications Working Group

Led by: Andrew Lippman (MIT)

Contact Deb Widener at

Viral communication is about building scalable, user-designed communications systems that need no centralized infrastructure or management. The objective of this working group is to invent and prototype viral networking technologies. Much of the research addresses a fundamental rethinking of radio in a context of inexpensive, programmable parts that scale though cooperation. This working group serves as a steering committee for the research, and also suggests or develops applications.

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