Contributors to Computer Science
From Coder Merlin
Within these castle walls be forged Mavens of Computer Science ...
— Merlin, The Coder
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|Contributor||Achievement Date||Achievement||Birth Date||Birth Place||Death Date||Associations|
|Ada Lovelace||1 August 1843||Ada's translation and Notes on the analytical engine are published||10 December 1815||London, United Kingdom||27 November 1852|
|Barbara Liskov||1 January 2008||Her work was recognized with the Turing Award―the highest distinction in computer science. She pioneered contributions to programming languages and distributed computing. She created the Liskov substitution principle. She was one of the earliest women to have been granted a doctorate in computer science in the United States.||7 November 1939||Los Angeles CA|
|Betty Holberton||10 December 1945||One of the original programmers for the ENIAC||7 March 1917||Philadelphia, PA, USA||8 December 2001|
|Fran Bilas||10 December 1945||One of the original programmers for the ENIAC||2 March 1922||Philadelphia, PA, USA||18 July 2012|
|Grace Hopper||29 March 1944||One of the first programmers on the Harvard Mark I computer||6 December 1906||New York City, NY, USA||1 January 1992|
|Jean Bartik||10 December 1945||One of the original programmers for the ENIAC||27 December 1924||Alanthus Grove, Missouri, USA||23 March 2011|
|Kathleen Antonelli||10 December 1945||One of the original programmers for the ENIAC||12 February 1921||County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland||20 April 2006|
|Marlyn Meltzer||10 December 1945||One of the original programmers for the ENIAC||1 January 1922||Philadelphia, PA, USA||7 December 2008|
|Ruth Teitelbaum||10 December 1945||One of the original programmers for the ENIAC||1 January 1924||Unknown||1 January 1986|
|Steve Shirley||17 May 1962||Shirley founded a predominantly women software development program in the 60s, changed her name to "Steve" in hopes of receiving replies back from her marketing emails.||16 September 1933||Dortmund, Germany|