Edmund Berkeley

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Edmund BerkeleyName: Edmund Callis Berkeley

Born: February 22, 1909

Death: March 7, 1988 (Age: 79)

Computer-related contributions

  • American computer scientist who co-founded the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in 1947.
  • Observed and helped build the Mark I and Mark II computers.

Significant publications

  • Giant Brains, or Machines That Think (1949).
  • Computers: Their Operation and Applications (1956).
  • Symbolic Logic and Intelligent Machines (1959).
  • Probability and Statistics: An Introduction through Experiments (1961).
  • The Computer Revolution (1962).
  • The Programming Language LISP: Its Operation and Applications (1964).
  • A Guide to Mathematics for the Intelligent Nonmathematician (1966).
  • Computer-assisted Explanation: A Guide to Explaining: and some ways of using a computer to assist in clear explanation (1967).
  • Ride the East Wind; Parables of Yesterday and Today (1973).
  • The Computer Book of Lists and First Computer Almanack (1984).