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The First Reference to Simula in Writing Is Made
Kristen Nygaard

January 5, 1962

The First Reference to Simula in Writing Is Made

The first reference to Simula in writing is made. This early object-oriented language was written by Kristen Nygaard and Ole-John Dahl of the Norwegian Computing Center in Oslo. Simula grouped data and instructions into blocks called objects, each representing one facet of a system intended for simulation.