[SIGCIS-Members] Invention of the concept of process
lb at laurentbloch.org
Sat Dec 29 15:03:47 PST 2018
Le samedi 29 décembre 2018 James Cortada a écrit ceci :
> It might help to give us some context for your question. For example, if
> interested in process in business, then it emerges in the late 19th century
> and in the second half of the 20th becomes process management, TQM etc. If
> in science, then it is language substituted for what otherwise we all think
> of as the scientific method. Even earlier the notions of methods and
> techniques are embodiments of the idea of process. Hence, my request for
Well, my question was about computer processes, i.e. programs in execution in a computer, sometimes also called tasks.
> On Sat, Dec 29, 2018 at 4:56 PM Laurent Bloch <lb at laurentbloch.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Surely many of you know the answer: who invented the concept of process,
> > and when?
> > Thank you for your answers. Have a nice Sunday!
> > --
> > Laurent Bloch - https://laurentbloch.net - lb at laurentbloch.org
> > Si vous trouvez que l'éducation coûte cher, essayez l'ignorance !
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> James W. Cortada
> Senior Research Fellow
> Charles Babbage Institute
> University of Minnesota
> jcortada at umn.edu
Laurent Bloch - https://laurentbloch.net - lb at laurentbloch.org
Si vous trouvez que l'éducation coûte cher, essayez l'ignorance !
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