Allen Newell

Computer Scientist

1927 – 1992

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Who was Allen Newell?

Allen Newell was a researcher in computer science and cognitive psychology at the RAND Corporation and at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science, Tepper School of Business, and Department of Psychology. He contributed to the Information Processing Language and two of the earliest AI programs, the Logic Theory Machine and the General Problem Solver. He was awarded the ACM's A.M. Turing Award along with Herbert A. Simon in 1975 for their basic contributions to artificial intelligence and the psychology of human cognition.

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Born
Mar 19, 1927
San Francisco
Also known as
  • 艾伦·纽厄尔
  • Ньюэлл, Аллен
Parents
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
    ( - 1957)
  • Princeton University
  • Bachelor's degree, Stanford University
    Physics
  • Tepper School of Business
Employment
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • RAND Corporation
    (1950 - )
Lived in
  • Pittsburgh
    ( - 1992/07/19)
Died
Jul 19, 1992
Pittsburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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