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Document Details


Title: Richard G. Canning
Local code: OH 338
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: In this oral history Richard Canning begins by discussing his work at IBM on computer reliability, and his research and publishing in the field of operations research. The majority of the interview focuses on his role as an early data processing management consultant in the 1950s and early 1960s, and his founding, and leadership on EDP Analyzer, an influential publication offering guidance to corporate data processing managers.
Extent: 47 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=304
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2002 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Canning, Richard G.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer
Document location: Vista, CA
Document date: 23-Aug-2002
Interviewer: Yost, Jeffrey
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023917-25454