Armer, Paul.

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Head of the Computer Science Dept. of RAND Corporation and later computer industry analyst.

From the description of Oral history interview with Paul Armer, 1973 Apr. 16. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63306975

Paul Armer (1924-), an employee of the Rand Corporation, was a pioneer in computer development on the West Coast in the 1950s and 1960s. He was an officer of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association for Computing Machines (ACM) in the 1950s and served on its National Council, 1958-1960 and 1964-1968. He participated in the ACM National Lectureship Series in 1966-1967. He also represented the ACM on the National Joint Computer Committee (NJCC) in 1958-1961 and was vice-chair of NJCC, 1959-1960. Armer was president of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS), 1968-1969.

From the description of Paul Armer Collection, 1949-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80405154

Computer scientist.

From the description of Oral history interview with Paul Armer, 1981 ca. June 1. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63283007

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creatorOf Armer, Paul. Oral history interview with Paul Armer, 1981 ca. June 1. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Computer Oral History Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
referencedIn Rand Symposium. Rand Symposium records, 1958-1976. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf SHARE Records National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Armer, Paul. Oral history interview with Paul Armer, 1973 Apr. 16. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn McCorduck, Pamela, 1940-. The Pamela McCorduck collection, 1972-1979. Carnegie Mellon University, Hunt Library
referencedIn RAND Symposia on computing transcripts, 1958-1976 University of Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute.
creatorOf Armer, Paul. Paul Armer Collection, 1949-1970. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Paul Armer Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
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associatedWith Amdahl, Gene. person
associatedWith American Federation of Information Processing Societies. corporateBody
associatedWith American Society for Public Administration. Section on Humanistic, Artistic, and Reflective Expression. corporateBody
associatedWith Green, George D. (George David), 1938- person
associatedWith GUIDE International Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith International Business Machines Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Mapstone, Robina, person
associatedWith McCorduck, Pamela, 1940- person
associatedWith Rand Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Rand Corporation. Systems Development Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Rand Symposium. corporateBody
associatedWith Rand Symposium. corporateBody
associatedWith Rand Symposium. corporateBody
associatedWith SHARE. corporateBody
associatedWith Smithsonian Institution. National Museum of American History. Division of Computers, Information and Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Ware, Willis H. person
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United States
United States
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Computer engineering
Computer industry
Computer industry
Computer programmers
Computers
Computers
Computers
Computer software industry
Computer user groups
FORTRAN (Computer program language)
IBM 701 (Computer)
IBM 704 (Computer)
Information retrieval
JOHNNIAC computer
JOSS (Electronic computer system)
PACT (Computer program language)
Programming languages (Electronic computers)
Programming languages (Electronic computers)
SAGE (Air defense system)
Univac computer
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Active 1970

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