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Barbara Liskov Wins Turing Award
March 10, 2009
Barbara Liskov, the first woman in the U.S. to earn a Ph.D. from a computer science department and currently a professor at MIT, was awarded the prestigious Turing Award this week by the Association for Computing Machinery. Liskov received the award, considered by many to be the Nobel Prize of computing, for her advances in ‘foundational innovations' in program language design.
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