Oral history interview with Douglas T. Ross, 1989 Nov. 1.

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Oral history interview with Douglas T. Ross, 1989 Nov. 1.

Ross begins with a discussion of his early involvement with John Ward on the Cape Cod project and his early experimentation in gestalt programming with Air Force and Emerson Electric Company programmers on the 1103 at Eglin Air Force Base. He then talks about the work he directed for the Air Force under Frank Reintjes at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) laboratories. He discusses the Automatically Programmed Tools (APT) and Automated Engineering Design (AED) projects which were early precursors of the languages and systems of modern CAD and CAM systems.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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The Department of General Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) did not officially exist until 1882. Courses in general studies were offered as early as 1865, when the MIT Catalog offered a curriculum option called the Course in Science and Literature. At that time, all regular MIT students were required to take “general studies” classes from the Course in Science and Literature, in addition to English, history, and modern languages. In 1882 the Course in Scienc...

O'Neill, Judy E. (Judy Elizabeth)

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Ward, John Erwin, 1920-

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Ross, Douglas T.

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Whirlwind computer programmer and, later, computer software industry executive. From the description of Oral history interview with Douglas T. Ross, 1984 Feb. 21. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63295496 Computer scientist. From the description of Oral history interview with Douglas T. Ross, 1989 Nov. 1. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63295652 ...

Reintjes, J. Francis

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