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Computer Pioneer Award

Index Computer Pioneer Award

The Computer Pioneer Award was established in 1981 by the Board of Governors of the IEEE Computer Society to recognize and honor the vision of those people whose efforts resulted in the creation and continued vitality of the computer industry. [1]

57 relations: Adriaan van Wijngaarden, Alan Perlis, Alexey Lyapunov, Allen Newell, Arnold Spielberg, Arthur Samuel, Betty Holberton, Bjarne Stroustrup, Carl Adam Petri, Cleve Moler, Cuthbert Hurd, David A. Huffman, David Wheeler (computer scientist), Dennis Ritchie, Edward Feigenbaum, Erich Bloch, Frances E. Allen, Friedrich L. Bauer, George Stibitz, Grigore Moisil, IEEE Computer Society, Ivan Sutherland, Jack Kilby, James H. Pomerene, Jean Bartik, Jean E. Sammet, Jeffrey Chuan Chu, Jerrier A. Haddad, John Cocke, John G. Kemeny, John McCarthy (computer scientist), Ken Thompson, Kenneth E. Iverson, Lawrence Roberts (scientist), Linus Torvalds, List of Cornell University alumni, List of pioneers in computer science, List of science and technology awards, Lynn Conway, Mina Rees, Nathaniel Rochester (computer scientist), Nicholas Metropolis, Per Brinch Hansen, Peter Naur, Reynold B. Johnson, Robert S. Barton, Robert W. Floyd, Sergey Lebedev (scientist), Stack (abstract data type), Taras Vintsiuk, ..., Thomas E. Kurtz, Tony Hoare, Victor Glushkov, Werner Buchholz, Wesley A. Clark, Willem van der Poel, Willis Ware. Expand index (7 more) »

Adriaan van Wijngaarden

Adriaan "Aad" van Wijngaarden (2 November 1916 – 7 February 1987) was a Dutch mathematician and computer scientist, who is considered by many to have been the founding father of informatica (computer science) in the Netherlands.

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Alan Perlis

Alan Jay Perlis (April 1, 1922 – February 7, 1990) was an American computer scientist and professor at Purdue University, Carnegie Mellon University and Yale University.

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Alexey Lyapunov

Alexey Andreevich Lyapunov (Алексе́й Андре́евич Ляпуно́в; 1911–1973) was a Soviet mathematician and an early pioneer of computer science.

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Allen Newell

Allen Newell (March 19, 1927 – July 19, 1992) was a researcher in computer science and cognitive psychology at the RAND Corporation and at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science, Tepper School of Business, and Department of Psychology.

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Arnold Spielberg

Arnold Meyer Spielberg (born February 6, 1917) is an American electrical engineer instrumental in contributions "to real-time data acquisition and recording that significantly contributed to the definition of modern feedback and control processes".

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Arthur Samuel

Arthur Lee Samuel (December 5, 1901 – July 29, 1990) was an American pioneer in the field of computer gaming and artificial intelligence.

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Betty Holberton

Frances Elizabeth "Betty" Holberton (March 7, 1917 – December 8, 2001) was one of the six original programmers of ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic digital computer, and was the inventor of breakpoints in computer debugging.

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Bjarne Stroustrup

Bjarne Stroustrup (born 30 December 1950) is a Danish computer scientist, who is most notable for the creation and development of the widely used C++ programming language.

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Carl Adam Petri

Carl Adam Petri (12 July 1926 – 2 July 2010) was a German mathematician and computer scientist.

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Cleve Moler

Cleve Barry Moler is an American mathematician and computer programmer specializing in numerical analysis.

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Cuthbert Hurd

Cuthbert Corwin Hurd (April 5, 1911 – May 22, 1996) was an American computer scientist and entrepreneur, who was instrumental in helping the International Business Machines Corporation develop its first general-purpose computers.

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David A. Huffman

David Albert Huffman (August 9, 1925 – October 7, 1999) was a pioneer in computer science, known for his Huffman coding.

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David Wheeler (computer scientist)

David John Wheeler FRS (9 February 1927 – 13 December 2004) was a computer scientist and professor of computer science at the University of Cambridge.

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Dennis Ritchie

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie (September 9, 1941 – October 12, 2011) was an American computer scientist.

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Edward Feigenbaum

Edward Albert "Ed" Feigenbaum (born January 20, 1936) is a computer scientist working in the field of artificial intelligence, and joint winner of the 1994 ACM Turing Award.

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Erich Bloch

Erich Bloch (January 9, 1925 – November 25, 2016) was a German-born American electrical engineer and administrator.

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Frances E. Allen

Frances Elizabeth "Fran" Allen (born August 4, 1932) is an American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers.

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Friedrich L. Bauer

Friedrich Ludwig "Fritz" Bauer (10 June 1924 – 26 March 2015) was a German computer scientist and professor at the Technical University of Munich.

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George Stibitz

George Robert Stibitz (April 30, 1904 – January 31, 1995) was a Bell Labs researcher internationally recognized as one of the fathers of the modern first digital computer.

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Grigore Moisil

Grigore Constantin Moisil (10 January 1906 – 21 May 1973) was a Romanian mathematician, computer pioneer, and member of the Romanian Academy.

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IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Computer Society (sometimes abbreviated Computer Society or CS) is a professional society of IEEE.

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Ivan Sutherland

Ivan Edward Sutherland (born May 16, 1938) is an American computer scientist and Internet pioneer, widely regarded as the "father of computer graphics." His early work in computer graphics as well as his teaching with David C. Evans in that subject at the University of Utah in the 1970s was pioneering in the field.

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Jack Kilby

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James H. Pomerene

James Herbert Pomerene (June 22, 1920 – December 7, 2008) was an electrical engineer and computer pioneer.

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Jean Bartik

Jean Jennings Bartik (December 27, 1924 – March 23, 2011) was one of the original programmers for the ENIAC computer.

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Jean E. Sammet

Jean E. Sammet (March 23, 1928 – May 20, 2017) was an American computer scientist who developed the FORMAC programming language in 1962.

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Jeffrey Chuan Chu

Jeffrey Chuan Chu (朱傳榘) (July 14, 1919 – June 6, 2011), born in Tianjin, Republic of China, was a pioneer computer engineer.

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Jerrier A. Haddad

Jerrier A. "Jerry" Haddad (July 17, 1922 – March 31, 2017) was an American computer engineer.

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John Cocke

John Cocke (May 30, 1925 – July 16, 2002) was an American computer scientist recognized for his large contribution to computer architecture and optimizing compiler design.

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John G. Kemeny

John George Kemeny; May 31, 1926 – December 26, 1992) was a Jewish-American mathematician, computer scientist, and educator best known for co-developing the BASIC programming language in 1964 with Thomas E. Kurtz. Kemeny served as the 13th President of Dartmouth College from 1970 to 1981 and pioneered the use of computers in college education. Kemeny chaired the presidential commission that investigated the Three Mile Island accident in 1979. According to György Marx he was one of The Martians.

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John McCarthy (computer scientist)

John McCarthy (September 4, 1927 – October 24, 2011) was an American computer scientist and cognitive scientist.

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Ken Thompson

Kenneth Lane "Ken" Thompson (born February 4, 1943), commonly referred to as ken in hacker circles, is an American pioneer of computer science.

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Kenneth E. Iverson

Kenneth Eugene Iverson (17 December 1920 – 19 October 2004) was a Canadian computer scientist noted for the development of the programming language APL.

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Lawrence Roberts (scientist)

Lawrence G. Roberts (born December 21, 1937 in Connecticut) is an American scientist who received the Draper Prize in 2001 "for the development of the Internet", and the Principe de Asturias Award in 2002.

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Linus Torvalds

Linus Benedict Torvalds (born December 28, 1969) is a Finnish-American software engineer who is the creator, and historically, the principal developer of the Linux kernel, which became the kernel for operating systems such as the Linux operating systems, Android, and Chrome OS.

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List of Cornell University alumni

This list of Cornell University alumni includes notable graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of Cornell University, an Ivy League university located in Ithaca, New York.

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List of pioneers in computer science

This article presents a list of individuals who made transformative breakthroughs in the creation, development and imagining of what computers and electronics could do.

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List of science and technology awards

A list of medals, prizes, and other awards in the fields of science, technology, engineering and social science.

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Lynn Conway

Lynn Ann Conway (born January 2, 1938) is an American computer scientist, electrical engineer, inventor, and transgender activist.

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Mina Rees

Mina Spiegel Rees (August 2, 1902, Cleveland, Ohio – October 25, 1997, New York City) was an American mathematician.

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Nathaniel Rochester (computer scientist)

Nathaniel Rochester (January 14, 1919 – June 8, 2001) designed the IBM 701, wrote the first assembler and participated in the founding of the field of artificial intelligence.

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Nicholas Metropolis

Nicholas Constantine Metropolis (Greek: Νικόλαος Μητρόπουλος, June 11, 1915 – October 17, 1999) was a Greek-American physicist.

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Per Brinch Hansen

Per Brinch Hansen (November 13, 1938 – July 31, 2007) was a Danish-American computer scientist known for his work in operating systems, concurrent programming and parallel and distributed computing.

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Peter Naur

Peter Naur (25 October 1928 – 3 January 2016) was a Danish computer science pioneer and Turing award winner.

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Reynold B. Johnson

Reynold B. Johnson (July 16, 1906September 15, 1998) was an American inventor and computer pioneer.

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Robert S. Barton

Robert Stanley "Bob" Barton (February 13, 1925 – January 28, 2009) was recognized as the chief architect of the Burroughs B5000 and other computers such as the B1700, and a co-inventor of dataflow.

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Robert W. Floyd

Robert W (Bob) Floyd (June 8, 1936 – September 25, 2001) was a computer scientist.

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Sergey Lebedev (scientist)

Sergey Alexeyevich Lebedev (Серге́й Алексе́евич Ле́бедев; 2 November 1902, n.s. – 3 July 1974) was a Russian-born Ukrainian Soviet scientist in the fields of electrical engineering and computer science, and designer of the first Soviet computers.

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Stack (abstract data type)

In computer science, a stack is an abstract data type that serves as a collection of elements, with two principal operations.

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Taras Vintsiuk

Taras Klymovych Vintsiuk (sometimes also spelled as 'Vintsyuk'; Тара́с Кли́мович Вінцю́к; 10 March 1939, Kulchyn – † 29 May 2012, Kyiv) – pioneer in pattern recognition theory, author of fundamental works in the field of speech recognition, initiator and organizer of the State R&D Program "".

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Thomas E. Kurtz

Thomas Eugene Kurtz (born February 22, 1928) is a retired Dartmouth professor of mathematics and computer scientist, who along with his colleague John G. Kemeny set in motion the then revolutionary concept of making computers as freely available to college students as library books were, by implementing the concept of time-sharing at Dartmouth College.

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Tony Hoare

Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare (born 11 January 1934), is a British computer scientist.

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Victor Glushkov

Victor Mikhailovich Glushkov (a; August 24, 1923 – January 30, 1982) was a Soviet mathematician, the founding father of information technology in the Soviet Union, and one of the founders of Cybernetics.

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Werner Buchholz

Werner Buchholz (born 24 October 1922 in Detmold, Germany) is a noted American computer scientist.

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Wesley A. Clark

Wesley Allison Clark (April 10, 1927 – February 22, 2016) was an American physicist who is credited for designing the first modern personal computer.

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Willem van der Poel

Willem Louis van der Poel (2 December 1926, The Hague) is a pioneering Dutch computer scientist, who is known for designing the ZEBRA computer.

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Willis Ware

Willis Howard Ware (August 31, 1920 – November 22, 2013) was an American computer pioneer, privacy pioneer, social critic of technology policy, and a founder in the field of computer security.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_Pioneer_Award

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