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Perspectives on a Quarter-Century: AFIPS Presidents

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Original Publication Date: 1986-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Oct-06

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Software Patent Institute

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Edwin L. Harder: AUTHOR [+13]

Abstract

The following individuals have served as president of AFIPS since its formation in 1961 Willis H. Ware (1961 -1963), J. Don Madden(1963-1964) Edwin L. Harder (1964- 1966) Bruce Gilchrist (1966-1968) Paul Armer (1968-1969) Richard I. Tanaka (1969-1971) Keith W. Uncapher (1971 -1972) Walter L. Anderson (1972-1973) George Glaser (1973-1975) Anthony Ralston (1975-1976) Theodore J. Williams (1976-1978) Albert S. Hoagland (1978-1980) J. Ralph Leatherman (1980-1982) Sylvia Charp (1982-1984) Stephen S. Yau (1984-1986)

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Perspectives on a Quarter-Century: AFIPS Presidents

(1961 -1963) Edwin L. Harder (1964- 1966) Bruce Gilchrist (1966-1968) Paul Armer (1968- 1969) Richard I. Tanaka (1969-1971) Keith W. Uncapher (1971 -1972) George Glaser (1973- 1975) Anthony Ralston (1975-1976) Theodore J. Williams (1976-1978) Albert S. Hoagland (1978-1980) J. Ralph Leatherman (1980-1982) Sylvia Charp (1982-1984) Stephen S. Yau (1984-1986)

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Perspectives on a Quarter-Century: AFIPS Presidents

(1961 -1963) Edwin L. Harder (1964- 1966) Bruce Gilchrist (1966-1968) Paul Armer (1968- 1969) Richard I. Tanaka (1969-1971) Keith W. Uncapher (1971 -1972) George Glaser (1973- 1975) Anthony Ralston (1975-1976) Theodore J. Williams (1976-1978) Albert S. Hoagland (1978-1980) J. Ralph Leatherman (1980-1982) Sylvia Charp (1982-1984) Stephen S. Yau (1984-1986).00/00)

Introduction

The following individuals have served as president of AFIPS since its formation in 1961 Willis H. Ware (1961 -1963), J. Don Madden(1963-1964) Edwin L. Harder (1964- 1966) Bruce Gilchrist (1966-1968) Paul Armer (1968-1969) Richard I. Tanaka (1969-1971) Keith W. Uncapher (1971 - 1972) Walter L. Anderson (1972-1973) George Glaser (1973-1975) Anthony Ralston (1975- 1976) Theodore J. Williams (1976-1978) Albert S. Hoagland (1978-1980) J. Ralph Leatherman (1980-1982) Sylvia Charp (1982-1984) Stephen S. Yau (1984-1986)

All were invited to a discussion about AFIPS, and with the exception of Anderson and Madden, they gathered on Sunday, July 14, 1985, in Chicago. The group was joined by: Walter M. Carlson, a founder of AFIPS and current chairman of the AFIPS History of Computing Committee; Bernard A. Galler, editor-in-chief of the Annals of the History of Computing; Rosamond W. Dana, managing editor of the Annals; and Henry S. Tropp, an Annals editor, who was moderator of the meeting.

From the time we gathered for dinner on the evening preceding the meeting, it was clear that the participants were not of one mind as to what we were planning. We had sent them all a variety of documents to help them prepare...