Simpson discusses his education in computer science and artificial intelligence and work as a program manager in the Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO) of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Topics include: Simpson's data analysis work while in the Air Force; the work of Ronald B. Ohlander at IPTO; the DARPA contracting process; program manager interaction at DARPA; and the management of DARPA. This interview was recorded as part of a research project on the influence of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on the development of computer science in the United States.
Robert Lee Simpson, Jr., OH 187. Oral history interview by Arthur L. Norberg, 14 March 1990, Arlington, Virginia. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107633
Transcript, 52 pp.
Simpson, Robert Lee, 1946-.
Oral history interview with Robert Lee Simpson, Jr..
Charles Babbage Institute.
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