Biographies For EE 260 FUN
Biographies from the PAST
-- Boolean Algebra
-- applied Boolean algebra to design circuits and mechanical systems
-- first computer programmer, and the programming language ADA is named in her honor. VHDL has the ADA syntax.
-- built the first computer
-- computer scientist
-- helped develop the
(or Veitch diagram). The map was invented by Edward Veitch.
-- Gray code is named after him.
-- developed the Quine-McCluskey method of minimizing boolean algebra expressions.
-- this isn't a biography but it does present a history.