Brian W. Kernighan, Lucent Technologies, Co-Chair
Richard E. Nance, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Co-Chair
Bishnu S. Atal, AT&T Laboratories Research
Mary Ellen Bock, Purdue University
Allen L. Brown, Jr., Cinebase Software, Inc.
Josephine Cheng, IBM Santa Teresa Laboratory
Dorothy E. Denning, Georgetown University
James L. Flanagan, Rutgers University
Roscoe C. Giles, Boston University
Andrew S. Grimshaw, University of Virginia
Carl M. Harris, George Mason University
Thomas P. Kehler, Conclusive Software, Inc.
Sandra M. Lambert, Lambert & Associates
Radia Perlman, Sun Microsystems
James L. Phillips, Boeing Shared Services Group
Jerome Sacks, National Institute of Statistical Sciences
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, Brian W. Kernighan and Richard E. Nance, this assessment of the fiscal year 1998 activities of the Information Technology Laboratory is based on a site visit by the panel on March 17–19, 1998, and documents provided by the laboratory.