Further Reading

Editor's Note

The following list accompanies the Biographies article on Jean E. Sammet by Thomas J. (Tim) Bergin, which appears in the January-March 2009 issue of IEEE Annals of the History of Computing.The material here was omitted from the main article because of space constraints.

BBC/Open University Video OUM552A/M206TV7, “History of Software: The Programmers” (1997); summary at http://www.comphist.org/pdfs/Video-HistoryProgrammersVideo.pdf.

Bergin, T.J. (Tim), “A History of the History of Programming Languages,” Comm. ACM, vol.50, no. 5, 2007, pp. 69-74; ACM DL:doi.acm.org/10.1145/1230819.1230841.

Bergin, T.J. (Tim), “Jean E. Sammet Interview”; ACM DL:http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1141880.1243440.

Fitzpatrick, A., “How did you first get into computing?” Anecdotes, IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 24, no. 4, 2003, p. 79.

Gürer, D., “Pioneering Women in Computer Science,” Comm. ACM, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 45-54; ACM DL:http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/204865.204875; reprinted in Inroads, SIGSCE Bull., vol. 34, no. 2, June 2002, pp. 175-180.

Lee, J.A.N., “Jean E. Sammet,” Computer Pioneers, IEEE CS Press, 1995, pp. 601-605.

Lohr, S., GO TO: The Story of the Math Majors, Bridge Players, Engineers, Chess Wizards, Maverick Scientists and Iconoclasts—The Programmers Who Created the Software Revolution, Basic Books, 2001, pp. 44-53.