[SIGCIS-Members] Origin of "Computer Science"

Chuck House housec1839 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 28 11:46:27 PDT 2013

The Computer History Museum some years back credited Fred Brooks' inaugural program at University of North Carolina in 1964.  This was part of the 1990 Computer Trivia Bowl, whether it is rue or not, I cannot say

Best, chuck

On Jun 28, 2013, at 10:59 AM, Martin Campbell-Kelly <m.campbell-kelly at WARWICK.AC.UK> wrote:

> I’m trying to find when the term “computer science” came into general use. The term “software” seems to be quite accurately dated as appearing in 1960 in several contemporary publications, but I have found nothing similar for computer science.
> Martin
>> Martin Campbell-Kelly, Dept of Computer Science
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