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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Charles A. R. Hoare to Joshua Lederberg Annotation pdf (71,325 Bytes) ocr (2,215 Bytes)
Letter from Charles A. R. Hoare to Joshua Lederberg
Description:
NOTE: According to Hoare, the reported course of the VENUS probe failure was not correct. FORTRAN was not in use at the time. However, the prediction of the danger of ADA exceptions was justified by the unfortunate loss of Ariane V.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (71,325 Bytes)
Date:
1981-03-31 (March 31, 1981)
Creator:
Hoare, Charles A. R.
Recipient:
Lederberg, Joshua
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Charles A. R. Hoare.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: Correspondence E
Box Number: 33
Folder Number: 120
Unique Identifier:
BBGBZV
Accession Number:
78
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Correspondence, 1935-2002
SubSeries: 1978-1984
Folder: Hoare, Charles A. R.
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2005-11-14
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW:  computer flaws in spacecrafty failure; ADA language;

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