Dr. Alan J. Perlis
1922-1990
Dr. Alan J. Perlis Member
Eugene Higgins Professor , Yale University
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  • 1977
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  • 1977
Memorial Tribute

BY FERNANDO J. CORBATÓ

ALAN J. PERLIS, one of the leading figures in the development of modern computer science, died of a heart attack on February 7, 1990, in New Haven, Connecticut, at the age of sixty-seven.

Perlis was elected to the ...

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Election Citation
Innovation in computer languages and compilers and leadership in computer science and engineering.