Lorentz Center - Software for Europe from 31 Aug 2006 through 2 Sep 2006
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    Software for Europe
    from 31 Aug 2006 through 2 Sep 2006

 
Dutch Computer Science from hardware to software, 1945-1970 ; continuity, niche or push

Provisional Program – August 11th 2006

 

 

Wednesday August 30th

 

Evening              getting together at the Bastion Hotel

 

 

Thursday August 31st

 

09:00 – 12:00

13:30 – 15:00

 

Brief presentation and discussion of proposals

 

Gerard Alberts

Software for Europe, the frame

 

Gerard Alberts

Dutch academic-industrial co-entrepreneurship in compiler construction

 

Adrienne van den Bogaard

Systems development with IBM and Philips

 

Helena Durnova

Czech(oslovak) participation and the integrative power of the ALGOL effort

 

Pierre Mounier Kuhn (Paris)

Software Development Configurations: The ‘IMAG’ Lab at Grenoble and the computer industry

 

Petri Paju

Using IBM computers - an integrating or disintegrating element for Europe?

 

Sandra Mols

ALGOL, IBM and Academia in Belgium

 

James Sumner

The software case to debunk “the Britisch problem”

 

Timo Leimbach

ICT and European Business. The Rise and Development of the „IT-based industries in Europe“

 

Rudolf Seising

Genesis and development of “Soft Computing / Computational Intelligence”

in the 20th century European System of Science and Technology

 

Veronika Oechtering (Bremen), associate partner

The Rise of Professional Women Programming Assistants

A study on the evolution of gendered divisions of labour in the first decades of computer programming.

 

Aristotle Tympas

Aspects of the History of Software in Peripheral European Contexts: The Greek Experience

 

proposal texts by Yost, Misa and Haigh will be available on paper

 

first discussant William Aspray

 

16:00 – 17:00    online discussion with participation of Thomas Haigh, Jeff Yost and Tom Misa

 

17:00 – 18:00    in depth discussion of proposals in small teams

 

 

Friday September 1st

 

09:00 – 12:00    in depth discussion of proposals in small teams and revision of texts

 

14:00 – 18:00    presentation and discussion of revised proposals

 

 

Saturday, September 2nd

 

09:00 – 12:00

 

12.00                  Wrap up

 



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