Harold H. Seward
Harold Herbert Seward
|Died||June 19, 2012 (aged 81)|
|Doctoral advisor||Charles W. Adams|
Harold H. Seward (July 24, 1930 – June 19, 2012) was a computer scientist, engineer, and inventor. Seward developed the radix sort and counting sort algorithms in 1954 at MIT. He also worked on the Whirlwind Computer and developed instruments that powered the guidance systems for the Apollo spacecraft and Polaris missile.
- "HAROLD H. SEWARD Obituary: View HAROLD SEWARD's Obituary by The Boston Globe". Legacy.com. 2012-06-19. Retrieved 2012-06-30.
- Enhanced Generic Key-Address Mapping Sort Algorithm[permanent dead link]
- US patent 3137794, Seward, Harold H., "Directionally Sensitive Light Detector", issued 1964-06-16
- US patent 3657549, Low, George M.; Seward, Harold H. & Gorstein, Mark et al., "Two-Color Horizon Sensor", issued 1972-04-18
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