Fonds uofa-270 - Department of Computing Science fonds

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CA UOFA uofa-270

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1.03 m of textual records

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The first computer services at the University were provided by the Committee on Electronic Equipment (1957) and the Computing Centre (1958-1970) before the Department of Computing Science, an academic unit, was founded in 1964. Significant areas of research conducted in the Department include artificial intelligence, networks, databases, graphics, and computer chess. Directors: 1960-1964 Donald Burton Scott. Heads: 1964-1971 Donald Burton Scott. Chairs: 1971-1972 John Penny (Acting); 1972-1977 Arthur Wouk; 1976-1977 John Tartar (Acting); 1977- 1981 John Tartar; 1981-1982 L. Wayne Jackson (Acting); 1982-1983 Wayne A. Davis (Acting); 1983-1988 Lee J. White; 1988-1989 Robert Crawford (Acting); 1989- Paul Sorenson.

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Fonds consists of these series: I Chair's office (1958-1975). Correspondence; notes. II Memorabilia (1965-1975). Student Oriented Batch Facility. III Publications ([1969]-1980).

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See also: University Computing Systems; General Faculties Council; Department of Mathematics.

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