Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Robert (Bob) Stanley Barton
Born: February 13, 1925, in New Britain, Connecticut USA
Death: January 28, 2009 (Age: 83)
- Known as the chief architect of the Burroughs B5000 and other computers such as the B1700.
- Co-inventor of dataflow.
- Ideas for Computer Systems Organization: A Personal Survey (1970).
- A Critical Review of the State of Programming Art (1963).
- A New Approach to the Functional Design of a Digital Computer (1961).
- Functional Design of Computers (1961).
Honors and awards
- First recipient of the ACM/IEEE Computer Society Eckert–Mauchly Award (1979).
- IEEE Computer Pioneer Award (1979).
- IEEE W. Wallace McDowell Award (1977).
"Systems programmers are the high priests of a low cult."