Feigenbaum, Edward A.

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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

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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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creatorOf Feigenbaum, Edward A. Oral history interview with Edward A. Feigenbaum, 1979 June 12. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Feigenbaum, Edward A. Edward A. Feigenbaum papers, 1960-1989. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Robinson, Louis G. Louis G. Robinson papers, 1980-1987. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn The living legends: a discussion about the establishment of the Computer Science Department at Stanford University [videorecording], 1997 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn "Computer Science at Stanford: The Impact of the First Ten Years" [videorecording], 1987 March 26-28 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Engelmore, Robert. Robert Engelmore papers, 1976-1998 (inclusive), 1978-1986 (bulk). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Charles Babbage Institute. Charles Babbage Institute Oral history collection, 1979-1991. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Edward A. Feigenbaum papers, 1950-2007 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Buchanan, Bruce G. Oral history interview with Bruce G. Buchanan, 1991 June 11. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Feigenbaum, Edward A. Towards a science of scientific thought : videorecording, 1976. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Robert Engelmore papers, 1976-1998, 1978-1986 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Feigenbaum, Edward A.,. Oral history interview with Edward Feigenbaum, 1989 Mar. 3. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn McCorduck, Pamela, 1940-. The Pamela McCorduck collection, 1972-1979. Carnegie Mellon University, Hunt Library
creatorOf Edward A. Feigenbaum, "Towards a science of scientific thought" [videorecording], 1976 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Kacsman, Andy. The living legends: a discussion about the establishment of the Computer Science Department at Stanford University : videorecording, 1997. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Charles Babbage Institute oral history collection, 1979-1991 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Joshua Lederberg Papers, 1904-2008 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Knowledge engineering: artificial intelligence research at the Stanford Heuristic Programming Project [videorecording], 1985 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Waterman, D. A. (Donald Arthur), 1936-. D. A. Waterman papers, 1961-1987. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Conference with President Francois Mitterand at the Center for Integrated Systems [videorecording], 1984 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University. Computer Science Dept. Computer Science at Stanford; the impact of the first ten years : video tapes, 26-28 March 1987. Stanford University Libraries
referencedIn Michael S. Mahoney papers., 1923-2008 University of Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute. [cbi]
referencedIn Ed Feigenbaum's search for A. I. [electronic resource] 2006-2007. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Aspray, William, person
associatedWith Buchanan, Bruce G. person
associatedWith Burroughs Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Charles Babbage Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Control Data Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Engelmore, Robert person
associatedWith Engelmore, Robert. person
associatedWith Forsythe, George E. (George Elmer), 1917- person
associatedWith International Business Machines Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Lederberg, Joshua person
associatedWith Mahoney, Michael S. (Michael Sean) person
associatedWith McCorduck, Pamela, 1940- person
associatedWith Robinson, Louis G. person
associatedWith Stanford University. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Computation Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Computer Science Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Computer Science Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Computer Science Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Computer Science Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Computer Science corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Advanced Research Projects Agency. Information Processing Techniques Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Waterman, D. A. (Donald Arthur), 1936- person
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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
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