COORDINATING COMMITTEE FOR INTERCONTINENTAL RESEARCH NETWORKS
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(CCIRN) A committee that includes the United States FNC andits counterparts in North America and Europe. Co-chaired bythe executive directors of the Federal Networking Council andthe European Association of Research Networks (RARE), theCCIRN provides a forum for cooperative planning among theprincipal North American and European research networkingbodies.
By Denis Howe
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