Book/Printed Material The DARPA model for transformative technologies : perspectives on the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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- The DARPA model for transformative technologies : perspectives on the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
- "The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has played a remarkable role in the creation new transformative technologies, revolutionizing defense with drones and precision-guided munitions, and transforming civilian life with portable GPS receivers, voice-recognition software, self-driving cars, unmanned aerial vehicles, and, most famously, the ARPANET and its successor, the Internet. Other parts of the U.S. Government and some foreign governments have tried to apply the 'DARPA model' to help develop valuable new technologies. But how and why has DARPA succeeded? Which features of its operation and environment contribute to this success? And what lessons does its experience offer for other U.S. agencies and other governments that want to develop and demonstrate their own 'transformative technologies'? This book is a remarkable collection of leading academic research on DARPA from a wide range of perspectives, combining to chart an important story from the Agency's founding in the wake of Sputnik, to the current attempts to adapt it to use by other federal agencies. Informative and insightful, this guide is essential reading for political and policy leaders, as well as researchers and students interested in understanding the success of this agency and the lessons it offers to others."--Publisher's website.
- Bonvillian, William, editor
- Van Atta, Robert E. editor
- Windham, Patrick, editor
- Open Book Publishers, distributor
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- Cambridge : Open Book Publishers, 
- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction: DARPA -- The Innovation Icon / Patrick Windham and Richard Van Atta -- PART I: PERSPECTIVES ON DARPA. 2. Fifty Years of Innovation and Discovery / Richard Van Atta ; 3. NSF and DARPA as Models for Research Funding : An Institutional Analysis / Michael J. Piore, Phech Colatat, and Elisabeth Beck Reynolds ; 4. The Connected Science Model for Innovation -- The DARPA Model / William B. Bonvillian ; 5. The Value of Vision in Radical Technological Innovation / Tamara L. Carleton ; 6. ARPA Does Windows : The Defense Underpinning of the PC Revolution / Glenn R. Fong ; 7. Rethinking the Role of the State in Technology Development : DARPA and the Case for Embedded Network Governance / Erica R. H. Fuchs ; 8. DARPA's Process for Creating New Programs / David W. Cheney and Richard Van Atta ; 9. Some Questions about the DARPA Model / Patrick Windham -- PART II: THE ROLE OF DARPA PROGRAM MANAGERS. 10. DARPA -- Enabling Technical Innovation / Jinendra Ranka ; 11. Program Management at DARPA : A Personal Perspective / Larry Jackel -- PART III: APPLYING THE DARPA MODEL IN OTHER SITUATIONS. 12. Lessons from DARPA for Innovating in Defense Legacy Sectors / William B. Bonvillian ; 13. ARPA-E and DARPA : Applying the DARPA Model to Energy Innovation / William B. Bonvillian and Richard Van Atta ; 14. IARPA : A Modified DARPA Innovation Model / William B. Bonvillian ; 15. Does NIH need a DARPA? / Robert Cook-Deegan -- PART IV: CONCLUSIONS/ 16. Lessons from DARPA's Experience / Richard Van Atta, Patrick Windham and William B. Bonvillian -- Recommendations for Further Reading -- List of Illustrations and Tables -- Index.
- - United States.--Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency--History
- - Industries--Technological innovations--United States
- - Military research--Technological innovations--United States
- - Technological innovations--Case studies
- - Technological innovations--Government policy--United States
- - Technological innovations
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- - Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-472) and index.
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Van Atta, Robert E. Editor, and Distributor Open Book Publishers. The DARPA model for transformative technologies: perspectives on the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. editeds by Bonvillian, Williamitor, and Windham, Patrickitor [Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, ©, 2019] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2019452963/.
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Van Atta, R. E. E. & Open Book Publishers, D., Bonvillian, W. & Windham, P., eds. (2019) The DARPA model for transformative technologies: perspectives on the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. [Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, ©] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2019452963/.
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Van Atta, Robert E. Editor, and Distributor Open Book Publishers. The DARPA model for transformative technologies: perspectives on the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. ed by Bonvillian, Williamitor, and Windham, Patrickitor [Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, ©, 2019] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2019452963/>.