David S. H. Rosenthal is a British-American computer scientist.
Biography [ edit ]
Rosenthal received an MA degree from
Trinity College, Cambridge, England, and a PhD from Imperial College, London. In the 1980s he worked on the Andrew Project at Carnegie Mellon University with James Gosling. [1 ] In 1985 he joined [2 ] Sun Microsystems, and developed the NeWS Network extensible Window System with Gosling and co-authored a book on it. He developed the [3 ] Inter-Client Communication Conventions Manual (ICCCM) for the X Window System in 1988, and was issued a patent on a security system for X. In 1993 he became employee #4 and chief scientist at [4 ] Nvidia, and then joined Vitria Technology in 1996. In 1999 he rejoined Sun and was a distinguished engineer. He became chief scientist for the [5 ] LOCKSS project, first at Sun and then since 2002 at Stanford University. His research concerned [6 ] computer data storage long-term protection techniques. [7 ]
He holds 23 patents.
References [ edit ]
^ James H. Morris; Mahdev Satyanarayanan; Michael H. Conner; John H. Howard; David S.H. Rosenthal; F. Donelson Smith (March 1986). "Andrew, a Distributed Computing Environment" (PDF). Communications of the ACM 29 (3): 184–201. doi: 10.1145/5666.5671.
^ James Gosling; David Rosenthal (1986). "A window manager for bitmapped displays and Unix". Proceedings of an Alvey Workshop on Methodology of window management (Springer-Verlag): 115–128. ISBN 3-540-16116-3.
^ James Gosling; David S. H. Rosenthal; Michelle J. Arden (1989). . Springer Verlag. pp. 34–36. The NeWS Book ISBN 978-0-387-96915-2.
^ X window security system, filed December 1, 1989, issued December 17, 1991. U.S. Patent 5,073,933
^ "Biographical sketch: Dr. David S. H. Rosenthal, Distinguished Engineer". Oracle labs web site. Archived from the original on August 27, 2010 . Retrieved . October 10, 2013
^ a b "David S. H. Rosenthal". LOCKSS . Retrieved . May 3, 2011
^ David S. H. Rosenthal (October 2010). "Keeping Bits Safe: How Hard Can It Be?" (PDF). ACM Queue 8 (10): 10. doi: 10.1145/1866296.1866298 . Retrieved . October 10, 2013
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