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Oral history interview, 1979 July 20th

Author: Grace Murray Hopper, interviewee.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Sperry Corporation. Univac Division Records
Database:WorldCat
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In this oral history interview which was done with Philip F. Holmer of Sperry Univac on July 20, 1979, Dr. Hopper talks about her career as a programmer at the Harvard Computation Laboratory, the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation, Sperry Univac, and the U.S. Navy. She describes contributions developing programming languages for the Mark I, ENIAC, BINAC, and UNIVAC computers. Dr. Hopper relates her experiences  Read more...
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Named Person: Howard H Aiken; Frances E Holberton; Grace Murray Hopper
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Murray Hopper, interviewee.
OCLC Number: 122555008
Description: 3 Cassettes.

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In this oral history interview which was done with Philip F. Holmer of Sperry Univac on July 20, 1979, Dr. Hopper talks about her career as a programmer at the Harvard Computation Laboratory, the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation, Sperry Univac, and the U.S. Navy. She describes contributions developing programming languages for the Mark I, ENIAC, BINAC, and UNIVAC computers. Dr. Hopper relates her experiences developing the Mauchly Short Code, the A-O compiler, MATH-A-MATIC, COBOL, UNIVAC Flowmatic, and the Naval Tactical Data System. She also describes her experiences installing the UNIVAC I at the Westinghouse Corporation and at United States Steel in the early 1950s.

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