Thursday, September 10, 2009

Famous Personalities of Computer Science - Part1

Famous Personalities of Computer Science

I am trying to collect photos of Famous Personalities of Computer Science.

Charles Babbage
(Father of Computer)
Famous mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer.

Blaise Pascal (Father of Programming Language)

French mathematician, physicist, and religious philosopher

Alan Turing ( Father of Computer Science)

Alan Turing was conceived in Chhatrapur, Orissa, India.[4] His father, Julius Mathison Turing, was a member of the Indian Civil Service. Read More Here

Gordon Moore ( Moor's Law)

Several measures of digital technology are improving at exponential rates related to Moore's law, including the size, cost, density and speed of components.

Claude E Shannon (Father of Information Theory)

Claude Elwood Shannon, the mathematician who laid the foundation of modern information theory while working at Bell Labs in the 1940s, died on Saturday. He was 84.

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John Warner Backus ( Founder of FORTRAN)

John Warner Backus (December 3, 1924 – March 17, 2007) was an American computer scientist. He directed the team that invented the first widely used high-level programming language (FORTRAN) and was the inventor of the Backus-Naur form (BNF),