Witnesses: John Gibbons, Asst. to the Pres., Office of S&T Policy; Martha Krebs, Dir., Office of Energy Research, U.S. Dept. of Energy; John Miller, prof., dept. of biology, director, Center for Computational Biology, Montana State Univ.; George Strawn, Dir., Networking, Communications, Research, & Infrastructure Div., National Science Foundation; David Tennenhouse, Dir., Info. Tech. Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency; Robert Ward, prof. & head, dept. of computer science, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; & Stephen Wolff, executive director, advanced internet initiatives division, Cisco Systems, Inc.Frist, Bill is the author of 'Next Generation Internet : Congressional Hearing - November 4, 1997', published 2001 under ISBN 9780756703530 and ISBN 0756703530.