Edward M. McCreight

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Edward M. (Ed) McCreight
Nationality American
Fields Computer Science
Institutions Boeing, Xerox PARC, Adobe Systems
Known for algorithm design, computer design

Edward Meyers McCreight is an American computer scientist. He co-invented the B-tree with Rudolf Bayer while at Boeing,[1] co-designed the Xerox Alto workstation,[2] and, with Severo Ornstein, co-led the design and construction of the Xerox Dorado computer while at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center.[3] He also worked at Adobe Systems.

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  1. ^ Bayer, R.; McCreight, E.M. (1972), "Organization and maintenance of large ordered indexes", Acta informatica 1 (3): 173–189, retrieved 2010-09-02 
  2. ^ Thacker, C.P.; McCreight, E.M.; Lampson, B.W.; Sproull, R.F.; Boggs, D.R. (1982), "Alto: a personal computer", Computer Structures: Principles and Examples: 549–572, retrieved 2010-09-02 
  3. ^ Ornstein, Severo (2002). Computing in the Middle Ages: A View from the Trenches 1955-1983. Lexington, KY: 1st Books. ISBN 978-1-4033-1517-5. 

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