Alexander Fraser

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Alexander Fraser

Name: Alexander (Sandy) G. Fraser

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • British-American computer scientist.
  • Founded AT&T Labs Research.
  • Invented the DataKit Virtual Circuit Switch and the Spider ring network.
  • He worked at Ferranti, where he was responsible for compiler development, and designed and implemented an operating system.
  • In 1967 he designed and implemented the Titan computer's file system.

Honors and awards

  • IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal Recipients (2011).
  • Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award (1989).