Vossius Seminar: Jos Baeten on Adriaan van Wijngaarden

CWI director Jos Baeten will speak at the Vossius Seminar on Adriaan van Wijngaarden and the history of the first computers in the Netherlands. Van Wijngaarden (1916 - 1987), former director of CWI, is considered the founding father of computer science in the Netherlands and was responsible for developing the first computer in the Netherlands in 1952.
  • Vossius Seminar: Jos Baeten on Adriaan van Wijngaarden
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  • CWI director Jos Baeten will speak at the Vossius Seminar on Adriaan van Wijngaarden and the history of the first computers in the Netherlands. Van Wijngaarden (1916 - 1987), former director of CWI, is considered the founding father of computer science in the Netherlands and was responsible for developing the first computer in the Netherlands in 1952.
  • When Sep 12, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM (Europe/Amsterdam / UTC200)
  • Where UvA Library, Singel 425, Amsterdam
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CWI director Jos Baeten will speak at the Vossius Seminar on Adriaan van Wijngaarden and the history of the first computers in the Netherlands. Van Wijngaarden (1916 - 1987), former director of CWI, is considered the founding father of computer science in the Netherlands and was responsible for developing the first computer in the Netherlands in 1952.

The Vossius Seminar is a seminar series on history, organized by the Vossius Center for History of Humanities and Sciences of the UvA. The other talk of the afternoon is by Lisa Wijsen (Faculty of Social Sciences): "On the History of Psychometrics"