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The Handle System is a technology specification for assigning, managing, and resolving persistent identifiers for digital objects and other resources on the Internet. The protocols specified enable a distributed computer system to store identifiers (names, or handles), of digital resources and resolve those handles into the information necessary to locate, access, and otherwise make use of the resources. That information can be changed as needed to reflect the current state and/or location of the identified resource without changing the handle. The Handle System was developed by Bob Kahn, co-inventor of the TCP/IP protocols that underlie the operation of the Internet, with support from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA at the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI), which continues to develop and manage it. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Handle system)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'handle system': 15 (0.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'handle system' across all Ariadne articles: 40
  • Average number of references to 'handle system' per Ariadne article: 2.67
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'handle system': 1997-03
  • Trending factor of 'handle system': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'handle system':

  1. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. monica duke (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. ian peacock (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Paul Miller on Digital Object Identifiers.

June 2000, issue24, regular column

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