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Document Details


Title: Arthur Grad
Local code: OH 216
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Grad describes his work in mathematics at the Office of Naval Research and discusses the reasons for his move to the National Science Foundation (NSF). He recalls his early funding of computer science out of the mathematics program and the types of grant support provided to computer science research by NSF and the various military agencies.
Extent: 17 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=134
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1990 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Grad, Arthur
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Computer engineer; Mathematician; Military personnel
Document location: Ardsley, NY
Document date: 29-Oct-1990
Interviewer: Aspray, William
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: OHI0023961-25505