Douglas McIlroy

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Portrait of Douglas McIlroy taken at the NATO conference in Garmisch 1968, courtesy of Brian Randell.
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Portrait of Douglas McIlroy taken at the NATO conference in Garmisch 1968, courtesy of Brian Randell.

Douglas McIlroy is a professor of computer science, mathematician, engineer and famous programmer. He is known for having invented:

He earned a Bachelor's degree in engineering physics from Cornell University in 1954, and a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from MIT in 1959.

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