Isaac L. Auerbach

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Isaac L. Auerbach (October 9, 1921 – December 24, 1992)[1] was an early advocate and pioneer of computing technologies, holder of 15 patents, founding president of the International Federation for Information Processing (1960–1965),[2][3] a member of the National Academy of Science, an executive at the Burroughs Corporation and a developer of first computers at Sperry Univac. [4] [5] International Federation for Information Processing established Isaac L. Auerbach Award in his name.[6]

Auerbach was elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the British Computer Society in 1975 for his pioneering work in computing technologies.


  1. ^ "Auerbach, Isaac L.". Who was who in America : with world notables, v. XI (1993-1996). New Providence, N.J.: Marquis Who's Who. 1996. p. 10. ISBN 0837902258.
  2. ^ "Isaac L Auerbach". IT History Society. Archived from the original on April 3, 2012. Retrieved April 12, 2012.
  3. ^ "IFIP's Presidents". International Federation for Information Processing. Retrieved April 12, 2012.
  4. ^ New York Times:Isaac L. Auerbach Is Dead at 71; Was Early Advocate of Computers;By SETH FAISON;Published: December 26, 1992
  5. ^ National Academy of Engineering, Memorial Tributes: Volume 7 (1994);L. AUERBACH;BY JORDAN J. BARUCH
  6. ^ IFIP Awards