Franz Alt

Mathematician, Academic

1910 – 2011

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Who was Franz Alt?

Franz Leopold Alt was an Austrian-born American mathematician who made major contributions to computer science in its early days. He was best known as one of the founders of the Association for Computing Machinery, and served as its president from 1950 to 1952.

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Born
Nov 30, 1910
Vienna
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Vienna
Lived in
  • Vienna
Died
Jul 21, 2011
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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