Dr. Maurice V. Wilkes
1913-2010
Dr. Maurice V. Wilkes International Member
University of Cambridge
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  • 1977
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
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  • 1977
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY MARTIN CAMPBELL-KELLY

SIR MAURICE VINCENT WILKES FRS, a pioneer of British computing and professor emeritus at Cambridge University, died on November 29, 2010, at the age of 97.

Wilkes was born on June 26, 1913, in Dudley, a town in the English ...

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Election Citation
Pioneering development of practical electronic computers and leadership in computer science.