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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Information about Access
  • Ownership & Copyright
  • Cite As
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Existence and Location of Copies

  • Language of Material: Undetermined
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Edward A. Feigenbaum papers
    creator: Feigenbaum, Edward A.
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0340
    Physical Description: 86.25 Linear Feet and 89,702.3 megabytes
    Date (inclusive): 1950-2007
    Abstract: Collection primarily concerns his work in artificial intelligence at Stanford University and includes administrative files, correspondence, project files, trip files, proposals, reports, reprints, Artificial Intelligence Lab memos, audio tapes, video tapes, and files on computer programs, mainly DENDRAL, MOLGEN, ARPA, EPAM, and SUMEX.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Gift of Edward A. Feigenbaum.

    Information about Access

    The collection is open for research. The first two accessions have been digitized and are available online here: https://exhibits.stanford.edu/feigenbaum . For use of paper materials, requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Cite As

    Edward A. Feigenbaum Papers (SC0340). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biography

    Computer scientist. Feigenbaum received his B.S., 1956, and his Ph.D., 1959, in electrical engineering from Carnegie Institute of Technology. He completed a Fulbright Fellowship at the National Physics Laboratory and in 1960 went to the University of California, Berkeley, to teach in the School of Business Administration. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1965 in the Dept. of Computer Science; he served as Director of the Stanford Computation Center from 1965 to 1968 and as chairman of the Department from 1976 to 1981. Feigenbaum is a leading national figure in artificial intelligence and has developed computer resources for interactive research between medical and scientific collaborators on a national and global scale.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection primarily concerns his work in artificial intelligence at Stanford University and includes administrative files, correspondence, project files, trip files, proposals, reports, reprints, Artificial Intelligence Lab memos, audio tapes, video tapes, and files on computer programs, mainly DENDRAL, MOLGEN, EPAM, and SUMEX. Also includes manuscript and published editions of his work Computers and Thought.
    Audio recordings of Professor Feigenbaum discussing portions of the collection are available online .

    Existence and Location of Copies

    The first two accessions of the collection have been digitized and are available online here: https://exhibits.stanford.edu/feigenbaum .

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Expert systems (Computer science)
    ARPA computer network.
    Computer programs.
    Artificial intelligence.
    DENDRAL (computer programs).
    Stanford University. Computer Science Department. Faculty
    Lederberg, Joshua
    Simon, Herbert Alexander
    Feigenbaum, Edward A.