Amdahl begins the first session with a description of his early life and education. He recalls his experiences teaching in the Advanced Specialized Training Program during and after World War II. Amdahl discusses his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin and his direction of the design and construction of WISC. He concludes the first session with a brief discussion of his work at International Business Machines (IBM). In the second and third sessions, Amdahl discusses his role in the design of several computers for IBM including the STRETCH, 701, 701A, and 704. He discusses his work with Nathaniel Rochester and IBM's management of the design process for computers. He also mentions his work with Ramo-Wooldridge, Aeronutronic, and Computer Sciences Corporation.
Gene Amdahl, OH 107. Oral history interview by Arthur L. Norberg, 16 April 1986, January and 5 April 1989, Cupertino, California. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/104341
Transcript, 147 pp. Audio file available at http://purl.umn.edu/95352
Oral history interview with Gene M. Amdahl.
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