An Interview with Peter Denning: Building a culture of innovation
Denning, Peter J.
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Peter Denning teaches students at the Naval Postgraduate School how to develop strategic, big-picture thinking about the field of computing. A past president of ACM (1980-82), he has been involved with communicating our discipline, computing, to outsiders since 1970. He has contributed several innovations that shaped the computing field: he invented the working set model for memory management, developed a theory of virtual memory, promulgated operating systems theory, co-invented operational analysis of system performance, co-founded CSNET, and led the ACM Digital Library team while chair of the Publications Board. He is an ACM Fellow and holds five major ACM awards. He just completed a five-year term as chair of the ACM Education Board.
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