Charles Katz

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Charles Katz
Born 1927
Nationality United States
Fields Computer Science
Institutions Remington Rand
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Known for A-0 System, ALGOL 58, ALGOL 60

Charles Katz (born in 1927) is an American computer scientist known for his contributions to early compiler development in the 1950s.

He received a BS in mathematics at Temple University in 1950 and an MS at the University of Pennsylvania in 1953, then went to work at Remington-Rand with Grace Hopper on the development of compilers for her Univac programming languages beginning with A-2, followed by MATH-MATIC and FLOW-MATIC. In 1958 he served as one of the US members of the IAL committee which specified the ALGOL language.

External sources[edit]

Short biography at the University of Calgary