12:45 PM, Thursday, October 17th, 2002
Room 104, Gates Computer Science Building

Zero Configuration Networking

Stuart Cheshire
Apple Computer

About the talk:

Zeroconf promises to bring true plug-and-play to the Internet Protocol (IP), by enabling users to automatically find and connect to IP devices using Multicast DNS and service-based lookups. This talk will cover the technical details of Zeroconf, and Rendezvous, Apple's implementation of Zeroconf.

About the speaker:

Stuart Cheshire is currently a senior engineer at Apple and is the architect behind Rendezvous, Apple's revolutionary home networking technology. He is also co-chairman of the IETF Zeroconf Working Group. He previously worked on IBM Token Ring with Madge Networks in the UK and has published research papers in the areas of wireless networking and Mobile IP. Dr Cheshire received B.A. and M.A. degrees from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, UK. He holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University, California.