Grace Brewster Murray Hopper

1906 - 1992

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Grace Hopper was one of the pioneers in the development of the electronic computer. She is (probably) the only mathematician to have a warship named after her.
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List of References (12 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Grace Hopper

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Jean Bartik's comments on her colleagues

Honours awarded to Grace Hopper
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Agnes Scott College
  3. San Diego
  4. WISE project
  1. Virginia Tech
  2. Washington DC
  3. Arlington (USN destroyer named (1997) after Hopper)
  4. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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