What are Grace Murray Hoppers accomplishments?
She was one of the first programmers of one of the first computers. See the related link for more information.
Rear Admiral Dr. Grace Murray Hopper rose to the challenges of programming the first computers. During her lifetime as a leader in software development, she contributed to the transition from primitive programming techniques to the use of sophisticated compilers. In 1930 Grace Murray married Vincent Foster Hopper.
Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906 - January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States Navyofficer. A pioneer in the field, she was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, and developed the first compiler for a computer programming language. She conceptualized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of COBOL, one of the first modern programming languages. She is credited with popularizing the…
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