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Document Details


Title: Frances Allen
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: IBM Corporation. Archives. IBM Women in Technology Collection
Collection: IBM Women Fellows Oral History Interviews
Description: Ms. Allen is an expert in the field of optimizing compilers. As a pioneer in compiler organization and optimization algorithms, she has made seminal contribution to the science. Her work on inter procedural analysis and automatic parallelization continue to be on the leading edge of compiler research. She has successfully reduced this science to practice through the transfer of this technology to products such as the STRETCH HARVEST Compiler, the COBOL Compiler, and the Parallel FORTRAN Product.
Extent: 53 pages
URL: http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/witexhibit/pdf/allen_history.pdf
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2003 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Allen, Frances
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Scientist; Teacher
Document location: Armonk, NY
Document date: 15-Apr-2003
Interviewer: Lasewicz, Paul
Organizations discussed: IBM Corporation, White Plains, NY
Locations discussed: New York; North America; United States; White Plains, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: High technology industries--United States; IBM Corporation, White Plains, NY; Information technology; New York; North America; Oral history; United States; White Plains, NY; Women employees; Women in technology
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029247-32355