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[ih] Statistical multiplexing

On 3/16/2020 3:16 AM, Vint Cerf via Internet-history wrote:
> I believe Weley Chu is the correct answer - UCLA. Steve Crocker and I were
> graduate students when Wes was a young professor there.

Since the Arpanet was based on stat mux, doesn't that qualify as earlier 
than Chu?

> It is also fair to cite Hedy Lamarr who invented frequency hopping as a
> multiplexing method. Eventually that led to direct sequence spreading
> which was used in the Packet Radio system during the development of the
> Internet.

But what she proposed had fixed timings and fixed frequency residence, 
didn't it?  ie, it didn't have a statistical component?

Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking