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Catalog Number

102658041

Title

Corbató, Fernando oral history

Type

Text

Date

2006-02-01

Contributor

Corbato, Fernando Jose, Interviewee
Hendrie, Gardner, Cameraperson
Webber, Steven, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

West Newton, Massachusetts

Extent

23 p.

Description

Fernando Corbató reviews his early educational and naval experiences in the Eddy program during World War II. Corbató attended Cal Tech and MIT, where he received his PhD under the tutelage of Professor Phil Morse and worked with Whirlwind. A detailed exploration of Corbató's time-sharing systems projects including the Compatible Time-Sharing System (CTSS), Project MAC, and Multics completes the oral history.

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Subject

Corbato, Fernando Jose; UCLA; United States Navy; The Eddy Program; Caltech; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Morse, Phil; Whirlwind computer—Massachusetts.; IBM 704 (Computer); IBM 709 (Computer); MIT Computation Center; Timesharing operating system; McCarthy, John; Relocatable loader; Teager, Herb; Fano, Bob; Compatible Timesharing System (CTSS); Project MAC (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).; Glaser, Ted; Couleur, John; General Electric Co. (GE); Multiplexed Information and Computing Service (Multics); Dynamic linking

Collection Title

Oral Histories Online

Lot Number

X3438.2006