Maurice Wilkes

Maurice Wilkes

Sir Maurice Vincent Wilkes FRS, FREng, DFBCS (26 June 1913 – 29 November 2010) was a British computer scientist credited with several important developments in computing. At the time of his death, Wilkes was an Emeritus Professor of the University of Cambridge. He received a number of distinctions: he was a knight bachelor, Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Read more about Maurice WilkesEarly Life, Education, and Military Service, Initiation Into Electronic Computing, EDSAC, Other Computing Developments, Awards, Honours, and Leadership Positions, Family

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Lists Of British Inventions - Computing
... be controlled by a miniature, highly specialised computer program in high-speed ROM - Maurice Wilkes in 1951 Ferranti Mark 1 - Also known as the Manchester Electronic Computer ... computer to use the von Neumann architecture, the basis of every modern computer - Maurice Wilkes EDSAC 2 the successor to the Electronic Delay Storage Automatic ... and a bit slice hardware architecture - Team headed by Maurice Wilkes The first graphical computer game OXO on the EDSAC at Cambridge University - A.S ...
Maurice Wilkes - Family
... Wilkes married Nina Twyman in 1947 ... She died in 2008 ...