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Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Computing.

The area of mathematics related to the general properties of arithmetic. Relationships can be summarized by using variables, usually denoted by letters x, y, n,… to stand for unknown...

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ANANDALINGAM, Gnanalingam (<i>born</i> 1953), Dean, Imperial Business School, Imperial College London, since 2013

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 112 words.

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BECKE, Axel Dieter (<i>born</i> 1953), Killam Professor of Computational Science, Dalhousie University, since 2006

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Chemistry; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 101 words.

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BEER, (Anthony) Stafford (1926 - 2002), international consultant, cybernetics in management; Partner, Cwarel Isaf Institute, since 1999; Visiting Professor of Cybernetics: University of Sunderland, since 1997; Business School, University of Northumbria, since 1998; University of Stockholm, since 1999

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business History; Business and Management; Business Ethics; History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Science and Technology; Computing. 533 words.

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BEKER, Henry Joseph (<i>born</i> 1951), Chairman: Blackthorn Technologies Ltd, since 2012; CXOWare Inc., since 2013; Visiting Professor of Information Technology, Royal Holloway (formerly Royal Holloway College, then Royal Holloway and Bedford New College), University of London, since 1984

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Transport; Transportation Systems; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 246 words.

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BERNERS-LEE, Timothy (John) (<i>born</i> 1955), 3Com Founders Professor, since 1999, Director, World Wide Web Consortium, and Professor of Engineering, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Professor of Computer Science, University of Southampton, since 2004

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Engineering and Technology; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 205 words.

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BIRD, Richard Simpson (<i>born</i> 1943), Professor of Computation, University of Oxford, 1996–2008; Fellow, Lincoln College, Oxford, since 1988

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 123 words.

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BISHOP, Christopher Michael (<i>born</i> 1959), Distinguished Scientist, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, since 2010 (Deputy Director, 1997–2008; Chief Research Scientist, 2008–10); Professor of Computer Science (part-time), University of Edinburgh, since 1997

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 126 words.

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BRASSARD, Gilles (<i>born</i> 1955), Professor of Computer Science, since 1988, and Canada Research Chair in Quantum Information Processing, since 2001, University of Montréal

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 211 words.

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BRENT, Richard Peirce (<i>born</i> 1946), Emeritus Professor, Mathematical Sciences Institute and Research School of Computer Science, Australian National University, since 2011

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 187 words.

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