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|Named Person:||George E Forsythe|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alexandra I Forsythe; Pamela McCorduck
|Notes:||Recorded in Stanford, Calif.|
|Description:||Sound cassettes : 2 (90 min. each) : analog, mono. Transcript : 20 p. Computer data (1 file : 62K)|
Forsythe recalls some of her husband's difficulties in securing funding for computer projects, the resistance he encountered in his attempts to sell computer time to the private sector, and his eventual success in establishing a well-funded program in 1965. At the end of the interview, Forsythe briefly discusses her textbooks, which grew out of her efforts in the late 1950s to introduce computers into mathematics instruction in Palo Alto's public high schools. She also mentions her teaching positions at Stanford and the University of Utah.
- Forsythe, George E. -- (George Elmer), -- 1917-
- Stanford University. -- Computer Science Dept.
- United States. -- National Bureau of Standards.
- University of California, Los Angeles.
- University of Utah. -- Dept. of Computer Science.
- Computer science -- Study and teaching.
- Computers -- History.
- Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
- Swac computer.
- Women computer scientists.