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Howard Aiken

Portrait of a Computer Pioneer

Howard Aiken( )
Author: Cohen, I. Bernard
Series title:History of Computing Ser.
ISBN:978-0-262-03262-9
Publication Date:Jul 1999
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $115.00
Book Description:

Biography of Howard Aiken, a major figure of the early digital era, by a major historian of science who was also a colleague of Aiken's at Harvard.

Book Details
Pages:412
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.032 cm
Book Weight:1.159 Kilograms
Author Biography
Cohen, I. Bernard (Author)
Born in Far Rockaway, New York, I. Bernard Cohen earned degrees from Harvard University. He holds the distinction of being the first person in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in the history of science. Later, Cohen established the History of Science Department at Harvard.

Cohen has received many fellowships and has won the George Sarton Medal, awarded by the History of Science Society. Cohen is an author and editor, known for his books about Sir Isaac Newton and Benjamin Franklin.

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