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Author Beyer, Kurt.

Title Grace Hopper and the invention of the information age / Kurt Beyer.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xii, 389 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Lemelson Center studies in invention and innovation.
Lemelson Center studies in invention and innovation.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The Myth of Amazing Grace -- 2. The Rebirth of Grace Murray Hopper -- 3. The Origins of Computer Programming -- 4. The Harvard Computation Laboratory -- 5. The Beginning of a Computing Community -- 6. The 1947 Harvard Symposium on Large-Scale Digital Calculating Machinery -- 7. Staring Into the Abyss -- 8. The Education of a Computer -- 9. Ibm Answers Remington Rand's Challenge -- 10. The Development of Problem-Oriented Languages -- 11. Distributed Invention Matures: Grace Hopper and the Development of Cobol -- 12. Inventing the Information Age.
Subject Hopper, Grace Murray.
Women computer engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Computer science -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780262013109 (hardcover : alk. paper)
026201310X (hardcover : alk. paper)