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Daniel G. Bobrow

Daniel Gureasko Bobrow (born 29 November 1935, New York City[1]) is a Research Fellow in the Intelligent Systems Laboratory of the Palo Alto Research Center, and is amongst other things known for creating an oft-cited artificial intelligence program STUDENT, with which he earned his PhD.

He earned his BS from RPI in 1957, SM from Harvard in 1958, and PhD in Mathematics from MIT under the supervision of Marvin Minsky in 1964.

He was a developer of TENEX.[2][3]

Bobrow was the President of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), chair of the Cognitive Science Society, Editor-in-chief of the journal Artificial Intelligence. He shared the 1992 ACM Software Systems Award for his work on Interlisp.[4] He is an ACM fellow and an AAAI fellow.[5]


  1. ^ American Men and Women of Science, Thomson Gale, 2004
  2. ^ Daniel G. Bobrow, Jerry D. Burchfiel, Daniel L. Murphy, Raymond S. Tomlinson, ''[ TENEX, A Paged Time Sharing System for the PDP-10]'' (''Communications of the ACM'', Vol. 15, pages 135–143, March 1972)
  3. ^ Thompson, Ken. "Reflections on Trusting Trust". 
  4. ^ ACM Awards
  5. ^ Bobrow's page at Xerox PARC

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