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.
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
Transcript, 24 pp. Audio file available at http://purl.umn.edu/96226
Dijkstra, Edsger Wybe.
Oral history interview with Edsger W. Dijkstra.
Charles Babbage Institute.
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