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Pearls of Computation: Grace Murray Hopper, Queen of Code

  • 6.3.2015, 14:00 - 15:00

DATE AND TIME:

Friday, 6 March 2015, at 2pm
PLACE: M1.04
Title: Grace Murray Hopper: The queen of code
Speaker: Daníel Brandur Sigurgeirsson (Reykjavik University)

Abstract: Grace Murray Hopper was one of the pioneers in computer science, she wrote the first compiler and was involved in "the first bug". In this talk we will talk about this remarkable woman and her academic achievements, her personal life, and last but not least: her life in the Navy.

This talk is a part of the Pearls of Computation Lecture Series given by the School of Computer Science at Reykjavik University, which profiles the life and work of outstanding computer scientists that have shaped their respective fields of study. See http://www.icetcs.ru.is/poco.html for further details on this public seminar series.



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