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Mathematician and computer scientist Grace Hopper

Andrea Pelleschi

Mathematician and computer scientist Grace Hopper

by Andrea Pelleschi

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Published by Lerner Publishing Group in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer engineers,
  • Women computer engineers,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Admirals,
  • Women admirals

  • About the Edition

    Have you ever wondered where the term debugging comes from? Learn about the life of Grace Hopper, who started her scientific explorations as a child by taking apart alarm clocks. She later became a computer scientist and U.S. Navy Rear Admiral and is best known for her contributions to the early development of computer programming.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAndrea Pelleschi
    SeriesSTEM trailblazer bios, STEM trailblazer bios
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27230945M
    ISBN 101512407852
    ISBN 109781512407853
    OCLC/WorldCa937999385

    Main achievements: One of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer. Grace Murray Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. A pioneer in the field, she was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, and invented the first compiler for a computer programming language.   Mathematician, computer scientist, and rare woman in her field, Grace Hopper consults at a two-day conference with the best brains in the new realm of computer programming. The committee will build on Hopper's earlier work to develop what will be the groundbreaking programming language Cobol. I didn't know of her until now.

      Mathematician and Computer Scientist Grace Hopper. Written by Andrea Pelleschi. From her earliest days, Grace (Murray) Hopper wanted to know how things work. She was lucky; her parents encouraged her to learn as much as she could, even in mathematics—not usually considered a . Mathematician and Computer Scientist Grace Hopper (STEM Trailblazer Bios) eBook: Andrea Pelleschi: : Kindle Store.

    Cheap price comparison textbook rental results for Mathematician And Computer Scientist Grace Hopper Stem Trailblazer Bios,   Rear Admiral and Mathematician Grace Hopper Teaching Computers Something Like English Grace Hopper, linocut on 11" x 14" Japanese kozo paper, , by Ele Willoughby The first modern computers were loud, room-sized monsters, essentially a collection of relays (electrical switches) patched together with electrical : Minouette.


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Grace Hopper wrote the first computer manual, developed a compiler, is the Grandmother of COBOL, was indispensable to the Navy so she was called out of retirement at 59 to serve 19 more years, won the Defense Distinguished Service Medal and the National Medal of Technology, and earned her MS and PhD in mathematics at Yale/5.

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Mitchell The Contributions of Grace Murray Hopper to Computer Science and Computer Education Dissertation For the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, University of North Texas, Kurt W. Beyer Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age BookBaby, As a child, Grace Hopper took apart five alarm clocks in a row, trying to figure out how all the pieces fit together.

As an adult, she joined the Naval Reserve during World War II and worked on the world's first large-scale computer. Nicknamed ''Amazing Grace,'' Hopper was a mathematician, computer scientist, pioneer in programming and U.S. Navy admiral.

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Navy. Born inshe studied math and physics at Vassar and then Yale, earning a PhD in mathematics in She taught math at Vassar for the following decade before joining the U.S. Navy, as part of an all-female division put together in during the Second.

Rear Admiral Grace Hopper was a pioneer in the field of Computer Science. Among the many achievements in her long and distinguished career was the work that laid the foundations for the COBOL 1 programming language.

Curiosity. Grace Brewster Murray was born on 9. - Explore lauriewallmark's board "Grace Hopper" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Grace hopper, Hopper, Grace pins. Grace Brewster Murray Hopper was a computer pioneer and naval officer. She received a master’s degree () and a Ph.D. () in mathematics from Yale.

One of the first three modern “programmers,” Hopper is best known for her trailblazing contributions to the development of computer languages. Known as irreverent, sharp-tongued, and.

Without Grace Hopper’s work and the influence of her ideas on the development of computer programming, the field of computer science would look very different today. The most important thing I’ve accomplished, other than building the compiler, is training young people.

Alan Mathison Turing OBE FRS (/ ˈ tj ʊər ɪ ŋ /; 23 June – 7 June ) was an English mathematician, computer scientist, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and theoretical biologist. Turing was highly influential in the development of theoretical computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of algorithm and computation with the Turing machine, which can be Awards: Smith's Prize ().

The only phrase I've ever disliked is, 'Why, we've always done it that way.' I always tell young people, 'Go ahead and do it. You can always apologize later.' People, Done, Way. To me programming is more than an important practical art. It is also a gigantic undertaking in the.

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