Feigenbaum, Edward A.

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Birth 1936-01-20
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Computer scientist. Feigenbaum received his B.S., 1956, and his Ph.D., 1959, in electrical engineering from Carnegie Institute of Technology. He completed a Fulbright Fellowship at the National Physics Laboratory and in 1960 went to the University of California, Berkeley, to teach in the School of Business Administration. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1965 in the Dept. of Computer Science; he served as Director of the Stanford Computation Center from 1965 to 1968 and as chairman of the Department from 1976 to 1981. Feigenbaum is a leading national figure in artificial intelligence and has developed computer resources for interactive research between medical and scientific collaborators on a national and global scale.

From the description of Edward A. Feigenbaum papers, 1960-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571965

Early head of Computation Center at Stanford University.

From the description of Oral history interview with Edward A. Feigenbaum, 1979 June 12. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63288486

Computer scientist.

From the description of Oral history interview with Edward Feigenbaum, 1989 Mar. 3. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63307049

Biography

Computer scientist. Feigenbaum received his B.S., 1956, and his Ph.D., 1959, in electrical engineering from Carnegie Institute of Technology. He completed a Fulbright Fellowship at the National Physics Laboratory and in 1960 went to the University of California, Berkeley, to teach in the School of Business Administration. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1965 in the Dept. of Computer Science; he served as Director of the Stanford Computation Center from 1965 to 1968 and as chairman of the Department from 1976 to 1981. Feigenbaum is a leading national figure in artificial intelligence and has developed computer resources for interactive research between medical and scientific collaborators on a national and global scale.

From the guide to the Edward A. Feigenbaum papers, 1950-2007, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

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  • Federal aid to higher education
  • Federal aid to research
  • ARPA computer network
  • ARPANET (Computer network)
  • Computer science--Study and teaching (Higher)
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer programs
  • Computer industry--History
  • Computer science--Research
  • Artificial intelligence--Research
  • DENDRAL (computer programs)

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  • United States (as recorded)