Ralph Z. Roskies, University of Pittsburgh, Co-Chair
Brian W. Kernighan, Lucent Technologies, Co-Chair
Bishnu S. Atal, Lucent Technologies
Cheryl Y. Begandy, Alcoa Technical Center
Mary Ellen Bock, Purdue University
Allen L. Brown, Jr., Cinebase Software, Inc.
Dorothy E. Denning, Georgetown University
Edward A. Feigenbaum, Chief Scientist of the Air Force
Andrew S. Grimshaw, University of Virginia
Carl M. Harris, George Mason University
Thomas P. Kehler, CONNECT, Inc.
Ellen M. Knapp, Coopers & Lybrand
Sandra M. Lambert, Lambert & Associates
Martin C. Libicki, Institute for National Strategic Studies
Carl Machover, Machover Associates Corporation
Richard E. Nance, Virginia Tech
Jerome Sacks, National Institute of Statistical Sciences
Daniel L. Solomon, North Carolina State University
Ahmed N. Tantawy, IBM Corporation
Raymond T. Yeh, International Software Systems, Inc.
Eddie L. Zeitler, Charles Schwab & Company
Submitted for the panel by its Co-Chairs, Ralph Z. Roskies and Brian W. Kernighan, this assessment of the fiscal year 1997 activities of the Information Technology Laboratory is based on a site visit by the panel on March 19–21, 1997, and on documents provided by the laboratory.