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Document Details


Title: Patrick H. Winston
Local code: OH 196
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Winston focuses on his work in computer science and artificial intelligence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and funding of projects through the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Winston discusses: computer science and artificial intelligence research, the work of Marvin Minsky and Seymour Papert, the Laboratory for Computer Science and the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT, his own work in the AI Lab, the programming language FRL, the changes in DARPA support over time, and the influence of DARPA support on project design.
Extent: 45 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=15
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1990 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Winston, Patrick Henry
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer
Document location: Cambridge, MA
Document date: 18-Apr-1990
Interviewer: Norberg, Arthur 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: OHI0024077-25625