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Mathematicians and logicians are usually regarded as scientists, although mathematics ceased being regarded as an empirical science by 1890–1910, and today the rubric also covers specialists in the social sciences almost without qualification. Meet philip emeagwali: biography of father of modern day internet by ikennaf1(m): 7:26pm there’s more than one story told about the struggle of philip emeagwali, a nigerian computer scientist who has lived in the united states for so many years the engineer, mathematician and geologist, one story says, just like other african children of his [. An article i wrote for the high school paper - an article i wrote for the high school paper philip emeagwali, a man of immeasurably high intelligence, spurns the description people most often attach to him: genius. Computer scientist topic a computer scientist is a scientist who has acquired the knowledge of computer science , the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their application. Invented at mit in 1967, logo was the brainchild of south african mathematician seymour papert, and computer scientist and artificial intelligence researcher cynthia solomon the duo imagined a computer in every classroom, for every child at a time when almost no one entertained such ideas for logistical and financial reasons.
3 discoveries made by philip emeagwali in mathematics part 3 - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online emeagwali journey. Mathematician, philosopher and (proto-) computer scientist who originated the idea of a programmable computer bioraphy and education charles babbage was born in london dec 26, 1791, st stephan day, in london. Philip emeagwali is a computer scientist who is best known for utilizing the connection machine and 65,536 microprocessors to achieve 31 billion calculations per second, the fastest computational record at the time.
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Philip emeagwali is a nigerian-born engineer, mathematician, computer scientist and geologist who was one of two winners of the 1989 gordon bell prize, a prize from the ieee, for his use of a connection machine supercomputer to help detect petroleum fields. Fastest computer/computation was philip emeagwali responsible for the world's fastest computer or of general electric the two had built a working prototype as early as 1953 fred mosby was part of the ge team charged with developing the calculus, more likely to be assaulted than instructed - and when they. In 1966, two scholars from the african world, web du bois and cheikh anta diop, received an accolade from the first world festival of arts and culture th. Famous black scientists tennessee, in computer scientist and engineer mark dean helped develop a number of landmark technologies for ibm, including the color pc monitor and the first gigahertz scientist and mathematician benjamin banneker is credited with helping design blueprints for washington dc.
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