Tilly Bayard-Richard reflects on her career in computer standards as secretary for standards committees in AFNOR (Association Française de Normalisation) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization). She describes the various forms of labor involved in the administration of standards committees, and her working relationship with leaders of the ISO committees creating standards for Open Systems Interconnection, including her long-time supervisor Hubert Zimmerman. She also reflects on her career in information documentation and on the role of women in standards-setting work.
This set of nine interviews conducted with Tilly Bayard-Richard, Najah Naffah, Louis Pouzin, Marc E. Levilion, Michel Gien, Jean-Louis Grangé, Gérard Le Lann, Rémi Després, and André Danthine was funded by the ACM History Committee with a fellowship on “European Contributions to Computer Networks: An Oral History Project.”
Tilly Bayard-Richard, OH 414. Oral history interview by Andrew L. Russell, 1 April 2012, Paris, France. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/155221
Transcript, 13 pp.
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Oral history interview with Tilly Bayard-Richard by Andrew L. Russell.
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