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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Jacek Karpinski



Computer science

Developed the first differential analyzer that used transistors, and developed one of the first machine learning algorithms for character and image recognition. Also was the inventor of one of the first minicomputers, the K-202. (1973)
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Alan Kay



Computer science

Pioneered many of the ideas at the root of object-oriented programming languages, led the team that developed Smalltalk, and made fundamental contributions to personal computing. (1970)
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Stephen Cole Kleene



Computer science

Pioneered work with Alonzo Church on the Lambda Calculus that first laid down the foundations of computation theory. (1936)
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Donald Knuth



Computer science

Wrote The Art of Computer Programming and created TeX. (1968)
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Leslie Lamport



Computer science

Formulated algorithms to solve many fundamental problems in distributed systems (e.g. the bakery algorithm). Developed the concept of a logical clock. (1974)
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Sergei Alekseyevich Lebedev



Computer science

Independently designed the first electronic computer in the Soviet Union, MESM, in Kiev, Ukraine. (1951)
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Ramon Llull



Computer science

Designed multiple symbolic representations machines, and pioneered notions of symbolic representation and manipulation to produce knowledge—both of which were major influences on Leibniz. (1300)
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J. C. R. Licklider



Computer science

Began the investigation of human-computer interaction, leading to many advances in computer interfaces as well as in cybernetics and artificial intelligence. (1960)
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John McCarthy

1927-2011
USA
Computer science

Invented LISP, a functional programming language. (1955)
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Marvin Minsky



Computer science

Co-founder of Artificial Intelligence Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author of several texts on AI and philosophy. (1963)

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