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Document Details


Title: Donald Erwin Knuth
Local code: OH 332
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Donald E. Knuth is Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University. In this oral history, Knuth ranges over a number of subjects in software development including software patenting, alphametics, structural programming, and collaboration. The oral history includes material on the writing of The Art of Computer Programming as well as his early education and Lutheran heritage.
Extent: 27 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=293
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Knuth, Donald Erwin, 1938-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1938
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer; Professor
Age at speaking: 63
Document location: Stanford, CA
Document date: 08-Nov-2001
Interviewer: Frana, Philip L.
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: OHI0023986-25530