Hugh Ross

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Hugh RossName: Hugh McGregor Ross

Born: August 31, 1917, in Nairobi, Kenya

Computer-related contributions

  • Early pioneer in the history of British computing.
  • He worked on the Pegasus thermionic valve computer in the mid-1960's.
  • He was involved in the standardization of ASCII and ISO 646. ASCII was first known in Europe as the Bemer-Ross Code.
  • He was also one of the three main designers of ISO 6937.
  • One of the principal architects of the Universal Character Set ISO/IEC 10646 when it was first conceived.

Significant publications

  • George Fox: A Christian mystic (2008).
  • Thirty Essays on the Gospel of Thomas (2008).
  • Jesus untouched by the Church (1998).
  • The Gospel of Thomas (1997).
  • George Fox Speaks for Himself: Texts that reveal his personality (1991).