Oral history interview with Alvin I. Thaler

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Oral history interview with Alvin I. Thaler

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Charles Babbage Institute


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Thaler describes his experiences as a program director in both the mathematical and computer science divisions of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Topics include: EXPRES, an interoperability program of NSF; computational mathematics; theoretical computer science; the work of John Pasta; Jim Infante and the decision to separate mathematics and computer science into two divisions; the role of other funding agencies; and NSF support of computer science research.


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Alvin Isaac Thaler, OH 220. Oral history interview by William Aspray, 28 September 1990, Washington, D.C. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107667

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Thaler, Alvin Isaac. (1990). Oral history interview with Alvin I. Thaler. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/107667.

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