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Document Details


Title: Harry George Hedges
Local code: OH 221
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Hedges briefly describes the creation of the Michigan State University computer science department before shifting the focus of the interview to his work at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Topics include: the work of Rick Adrion in theoretical computer science; the proposal process; NSF's Coordinated Experimental Research Program and similar infrastructure programs; and the manner in which grants influenced the development of computer science programs in the U.S.
Extent: 26 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=145
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1990 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hedges, Harry George
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer
Document location: Washington, D.C.
Document date: 26-Sep-1990
Interviewer: Nebeker, Frederick
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: OHI0023967-25511