::George Stibitz


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George Robert Stibitz (April 30, 1904<ref>Henry S. Tropp, "Stibitz, George Robert," in Anthony Ralston and Edwin D. Reilly, eds., Encyclopedia of Computer Science, Third Edition (New York: van Nostrand Rheinhold, 1993), pp. 1284–1286. Some accounts give April 20 as his birth date, but the Tropp citation is the most authoritative.</ref> – January 31, 1995) is internationally recognized as one of the fathers of the modern first digital computer. He was a Bell Labs researcher known for his work in the 1930s and 1940s on the realization of Boolean logic digital circuits using electromechanical relays as the switching element.

Stibitz was born in York, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor's degree from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, his master's degree from Union College in 1927, and his Ph.D. in mathematical physics in 1930 from Cornell University.

George Stibitz sections
Intro  Computer  Wartime activities and subsequent Bell Labs computers  Origin of the term \"digital\"  Awards  Computer art  Publications  [[George_Stibitz?section=See</a>_also|See</a> also]]  Notes  References  External links  

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