WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- President Clinton is ordering the
formation of an advisory committee that will study progress in high-
performance computing and communications and the next generation of the
A statement Tuesday says the 25-member committee will remain in place
for two years and include researchers, educators, librarians and other
experts in related fields, who will report their findings to the
National Science and Technology Council.
Specifically, the committee will review progress in designing and
bringing on line high-performance computing and communications. It will
aslo determine whether the United States is maintaining a global
advantage in this area.
The commitee will do the same in the area of information technology
and the creation of the next generation Internet.