History of Networking: DUAL with JJ Garcia

JJ Garcia is Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Jack Baskin Endowed Chair of Computer Engineering at USC Santa Cruz. He first became involved in packet networks in the 1980’s, eventually inventing the Diffusing Update Algorithm (DUAL), which later became the basis for the Enhanced Interior Gateway Protocol (EIGRP). You can find more information about Dr. Garcia at his personal page.


The first book mentioned in this podcast is Computer and Communication Networks by Nader F. Mir.

The second book mentioned in this podcast is Flows in Networks by L. R. Ford Jr. and D. R. Fulkerson.

You can find the entire history of networking series here.