Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Jean E. Sammet
Born: 1928 in New York City, New York, USA
Death: May 20, 2017 (Age: 89)
- American female computer software engineer who helped developed the COBOL and FORMAC programming languages.
- Programming languages : history and fundamentals (1969).
- Detailed description of Cobol (1960).
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Honors and awards
- Lovelace Award Recipient, Association for Women in Computing (1989).
- Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (1994).
- SIGPLAN Distinguished Service Award (1997).
- Fellow of the Computer History Museum (2001).
- Computer Pioneer Award Recipient (IEEE Computer Society) (2009).