Alan Perlis

Computer Scientist

1922 – 1990

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Who was Alan Perlis?

Alan J. Perlis was an American computer scientist known for his pioneering work in programming languages and the first recipient of the Turing Award.

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Born
Apr 1, 1922
Pittsburgh
Also known as
  • Alan J. Perlis
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor's degree, Carnegie Institute of Technology
    Chemistry
    ( - 1943)
  • Master's Degree, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Mathematics
    ( - 1949)
  • Doctorate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Mathematics
    ( - 1950)
Employment
  • Purdue University
  • Carnegie Institute of Technology
    (1956 - )
  • Chair of Mathematics, Carnegie Institute of Technology
  • Chair, Computer Science, Yale University
  • Chair, Computer Science, Carnegie Institute of Technology
Died
Feb 7, 1990
New Haven

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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