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"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."---Isaac Newton, in a letter to Robert Hooke, Feb. 15, 1676

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Publication years1994-1994
Publication count1
Citation Count5
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Downloads (6 Weeks)10
Downloads (12 Months)97
Downloads (cumulative)3,610
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Average citations per article5.00
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{fr5} Oral history of Jean E. Sammet by Thomas J. Bergin (Spring 2006).
 
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{fr6} See Richard L. Wexelblat's History of Programming Languages, Academic Press, New York, 1981.
 
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{fr7} "Conference Organization: General Questions Asked of All Authors." The entire set of questions is in Appendix B.
 
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{fr8} Annals of the History of Computing, (July 1979), contains two reviews of the HOPL Conference by Nancy Stern and James J. Horning, 68-71; the Brooks quotation is on p. 69. The creation of Annals was announced at the end of the HOPL conference.
 
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{fr9} Richard L. Wexelblat, Ed., "Pre-Prints--History of Programming Languages Conference." ACM SIGPLAN Notices, (Aug. 1978); doi.acm.org/10.1145/ 960118.808394.
 
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{fr10} See "Anecdotes," Annals of the History of Computing (July 1981), 283-286 (Note: Galler also served as the first editor-in-chief of the Annals).
 
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{fr11} See www.princeton.edu/~mike/articles/miscellany/whatmakeshist.pdf.
 
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{fr12} Preprints were issued as the March 1993 issue of ACM SIGPLAN Notices.
 
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{fr13} See portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=234286.1057808.
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{fr15} Thomas J. Bergin and Richard J. Gibson. Supplemental Material from HOPL II: Conference Banquet. SIGPLAN Notices (Nov. 1996), 9-20; doi.acm.org/10.1145/ 240964.1198155.
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{fr17} Diarmuid Pigott has created "HOPL: an interactive Roster of Programming Languages" at hopl.murdoch.edu.au/home.prx. This site contains information on 8,512 languages and 17,837 bibliographic records.

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Title Communications of the ACM - ACM at sixty: a look back in time CACM Homepage table of contents archive
Volume 50 Issue 5, May 2007
Pages 69-74
Publication Date2007-05-01 (yyyy-mm-dd)
PublisherACM New York, NY, USA
ISSN: 0001-0782 EISSN: 1557-7317 doi>10.1145/1230819.1230841

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Communications of the ACM - ACM at sixty: a look back in time

Volume 50 Issue 5, May 2007

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DEPARTMENT: Editorial pointers
Editorial pointers
Diane Crawford
Pages: 5-6
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DEPARTMENT: Forum
Forum
Diane Crawford
Page: 7
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COLUMN: President's letter
ACM's past helps steer its future
Stuart I. Feldman
Page: 10
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DEPARTMENT: News track
News track
CACM Staff
Pages: 11-12
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COLUMN: Staying connected
The pearly gates of Internet TV
Meg McGinity Shannon
Pages: 13-15
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Is this a marriage made in heaven?
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COLUMN: Viewpoint
The rime of the ancyent programmer
Stephen B. Jenkins
Pages: 17-20
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241684
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How one programmer's career, set adrift on the raging seas of technological change, has been tossed by the winds of fate.
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COLUMN: Practical programmer
One man's quest for the state of software engineering's practice
Robert L. Glass
Pages: 21-23
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241686
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Analyzing researchers' findings of software practitioners' activities.
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SPECIAL ISSUE: ACM at 60: a look back in time
Session details: ACM at 60: a look back in time
David S. Wise
doi>10.1145/3261866
Introduction
David S. Wise
Pages: 24-26
doi>10.1145/1230819.1230833
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Tracing the early days of ACM---its landmark accomplishments, its challenges, its goals---in celebration of its first 60 years.
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ACM established to develop communication about computing
Bernadette Longo
Pages: 27-29
doi>10.1145/1230819.1230834
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Sixty years ago most computer scientists worked in a vacuum, unaware of the projects their peers around the U.S. were exploring. Sharing research was key to furthering the field, most agreed, but what vehicle could best serve as a conduit for communication?
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Edmund Berkeley and the origins of ACM
Atsushi Akera
Pages: 30-35
doi>10.1145/1230819.1230835
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A fascination with computing machinery, and a desire to explore this emerging field with mathematicians, engineers, computer manufacturers, and others, inspired E.C. Berkeley to help create a hub for these common interests to connect.
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Sources for ACM history: what, where, why
Thomas Haigh, Elisabeth Kaplan, Carrie Seib
Pages: 36-41
doi>10.1145/1230819.1230836
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ACM has developed a rich and varied history over its first six decades. Preserving that history in an open and plentiful archive is key to helping future historians tell the ACM story.
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Not only digital: a review of ACM's early involvement with analog computing technology
Charles Care
Pages: 42-45
doi>10.1145/1230819.1230837
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When analog and digital were in flux, ACM provided a forum---as well as publications and conferences---to explore both sides.
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The ACM and IEEE-CS guidelines for undergraduate CS education
David Hemmendinger
Pages: 46-53
doi>10.1145/1230819.1230838
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ACM curriculum recommendations have been instrumental over the last 40 years in defining what is taught at educational institutions around the world.
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A history of ACM SIGGRAPH
Judy Brown, Steve Cunningham
Pages: 54-61
doi>10.1145/1230819.1230839
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From a small group of like-minded scientists drawn to the dynamics of computer-generated images to a driving force in computer graphics bringing together thousands from around the world, SIGGRAPH continues to chart the course for this diverse and ever-changing ...
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SIGCOMM's archaeological journey into networking's past
Chris Edmondson-Yurkanan
Pages: 63-68
doi>10.1145/1230819.1230840
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Documenting the technical history of a SIG is indeed a priceless resource.
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A history of the history of programming languages
Thomas J. (Tim) Bergin
Pages: 69-74
doi>10.1145/1230819.1230841
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"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."---Isaac Newton, in a letter to Robert Hooke, Feb. 15, 1676
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The software architect
Matthew R. McBride
Pages: 75-81
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241667
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Leadership is the defining characteristic in an unforgiving technology arena.
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Universal accessibility as a multimodal design issue
Zeljko Obrenovic, Julio Abascal, Dusan Starcevic
Pages: 83-88
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241668
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Creating adaptable solutions to address diverse users and situations.
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The whitewater process: software product development in small IT businesses
Michael Harris, Kris Aebischer, Tim Klaus
Pages: 89-93
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241669
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Small software development companies need it to ensure they stay on course and are able to respond to the market's ebbs and flows.
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Accessing the deep web
Bin He, Mitesh Patel, Zhen Zhang, Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang
Pages: 94-101
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241670
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Attempting to locate and quantify material on the Web that is hidden from typical search techniques.
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Modeling multi-agent systems
Viviane Torres da Silva, Carlos J.P. de Lucena
Pages: 103-108
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241671
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Emerging from a paradigm different from objects, the modeling of agents requires its own conceptual frameworks, modeling languages, and methodologies.
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Does personality matter?: an analysis of code-review ability
Alessandra Devito Da Cunha, David Greathead
Pages: 109-112
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241672
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Developing a better understanding of the mental processes leading to success or failure in code review.
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COLUMN: Technical opinion
The right place at the right time
Geoffrey Goodell, Paul Syverson
Pages: 113-117
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241689
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Examining the use of network location in authentication and abuse prevention.
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DEPARTMENT: Hot links
Top 10 downloads from ACM's digital library
Diane Crawford
Pages: 124-125
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241691
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COLUMN: Inside risks
The psychology of security
Bruce Schneier
Page: 128
doi>10.1145/1230819.1241693
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