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Brooks on Iverson | Chasing Men Who Stare at Arrays

Brooks on Iverson

In October of 2011, Dr Fred Brooks agreed to talk to me about when he and Dr Kenneth E Iverson, the father of APL, shared an office at Harvard University in the 1950s.  So, I went to Chapel Hill in North Carolina, USA to speak with him.

Professor Dr Jan Prins, also from The University of North Carolina, assisted with the interview and he thought it would be interesting to know what it was like for Dr Iverson to receive the Turing award in 1979, 17 years after the publication of A Programming Language.  Here is the answer:

– corrected (Thank you Roger.  Again. )

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1 Response to “Brooks on Iverson”


  • > receive the Turing award in 1979, 13 years after
    > the publication of A Programming Language

    Ken received the award in 1979, 13 years after the implementation of APL\360 in 1966 and 17 years after the publication of A Programming Language in 1962.

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