Barbara Liskov

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Barbara Liskov
Contributors To Computer Science: Barbara Liskov

Achievement: 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.

Born: 7 November, 1939 in Los Angeles CA


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