This collection contains the papers of Allen Newell (1927-1992), who served as the Whitaker Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon from 1961, and is considered one of the fathers of artificial intelligence. The collection consists of 131 linear feet of papers and electronic files pertaining to Newell's early work at the Rand Corporation, his work on the development of Carnegie Mellon's campus computing environment, and his work on the SOAR project (1945-1997).
Linear Feet: 119
This collection consists of 16 linear feet of papers pertaining to the former Dean of the School of Computer Science's research in the areas of programming languages, software engineering, and programming environments.
Linear Feet: 16
Joseph F. Traub is the Edwin Howard Armstrong Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University and External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. In addition to many other positions he has held, Dr. Traub served as Head of the Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Department between 1971 and 1979. He has been involved in the building of major Departments of Computer Science and is the author or editor of ten books and some 120 papers. In 1959 he began his pioneering work in what is now called information-based complexity. His current research focus is on quantum computing. Both his research and administrative work have had a major impact on the field of computer science.
Linear Feet: 61 Boxes: 62
This collection pertains to the development of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. The collection consists of 9 boxes of materials and includes a selection of video-taped lectures from the early 1970s.
Linear Feet: 9 Boxes: 9
Vincent Eirene Papers (1984-1993)
The collection contains materials relating to the protests over the creation and opening of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).
Linear Feet: .5 Boxes: 1
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