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.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

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
  2. The first computer manual
  3. Grace Hopper meets Howard Aiken

Honours awarded to Grace Hopper
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Agnes Scott College
  3. San Diego
  4. Virginia Tech
  5. USN destroyer named (1997) after Hopper
  6. A Grace Hopper cartoon
  7. IQ
  8. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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