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|Title: ||Oral history interview with Edsger W. Dijkstra|
|Authors: ||Dijkstra, Edsger Wybe|
|Keywords: ||Computer history|
Computer science -- Europe -- History.
ALGOL (Computer program language)
Computer science -- United States -- History.
Mathematisch Centrum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
|Issue Date: ||2-Aug-2001 |
|Publisher: ||Charles Babbage Institute|
|Citation: ||Edsger W. Dijkstra, OH 330. Oral history interview by Philip L. Frana, 2 August 2001, Austin, Texas. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107247|
|Abstract: ||In this oral history Edsger Dijkstra recounts his early education and training as a theoretical physicist and as a 'programmer'. Dijkstra describes his work developing software, and his activities at several early information processing conferences. Dijkstra also discourses on the development of ALGOL 60 and the origins of computing science in Europe and America.|
|Description: ||Transcript, 24 pp. Audio file available at http://purl.umn.edu/96226|
|Permanent URL: ||http://purl.umn.edu/107247|
|Appears in Collections:||Oral history interviews|
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