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Guide to the Terry Allen Winograd Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1165
    Creator: Winograd, Terry.
    Title: Terry Allen Winograd papers
    Dates: 1963-2006
    Physical Description: 38 Linear feet
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [identification of item], Terry Allen Winograd Papers (SC1165). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Terry Allen Winograd (1946-), an impressive scholar and professor of computer science at Stanford University, is known for his research on artificial intelligence and natural language. As a PhD student at MIT from 1968-1970, Winograd wrote SHRDLU, a computer program for understanding natural language.
    During Winograd’s successful career at Stanford University he co-directed the Stanford Human-Computer Interaction Group and advised a PhD student in the mid-1990s named Larry Page, who later co-founded Google. In addition to his work in Stanford’s Computer Science Department, Winograd also helped found the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design.

    Scope and Contents

    Terry Allen Winograd papers include 33 boxes of print and audiovisual files dating back to the 1960s from Winograd’s own education and his career as a professor at Stanford University. The collection includes professional files, publications, research files, teaching files, audiovisual materials, computer files, and subject files on individual students.

    Access Terms

    Computer science--Research
    Computer science--Study and teaching
    Computer science.
    Computer scientists--California.
    Computer user interface
    Computers--Technological innovations.