Adele Goldberg Biography

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A computer scientist and computer corporate executive, Adele Goldberg is best known for her work with Alan Kay and others in developing the object-oriented computing language Smalltalk in the 1970s and 1980s. For this work she has won both the 1987 Software Systems Award from the Association for Computing Machinery and PC Magazine's 1990 Lifetime Achievement Award. Goldberg was born on July 7, 1945, in Cleveland, Ohio, and grew up in Chicago, Illinois. Her parents were Lillian and Morris Goldberg. She received her bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, her master's degree in information science from the University of Chicago, and her Ph.D. in information science in 1973 from the University of Chicago. Her doctoral dissertation, titled "Computer-Assisted Instruction: The Application of Theorem-Proving to Adaptive Response Analysis," was prepared at Stanford University while she was a visiting research associate there. She has two daughters, Rachel and...

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