A. M. TURING
BY THE COMMUNITY...
FROM THE COMMUNITY...
FOR THE COMMUNITY...
ACM, INTEL, AND GOOGLE
CHARLES P. THACKER
FOR THE PIONEERING
DESIGN AND REALIZATION
OF THE FIRST MODERN
THE ALTO AT XEROX PARC—
AND SEMINAL INVENTIONS
AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO
LOCAL AREA NETWORKS
(INCLUDING THE ETHERNET),
PROTOCOLS, AND TABLET
Charles Thacker’s Alto computer embodied the key elements
of today’s PCs, and is at the root of one of the world’s most
innovative industries. Intel applauds Chuck’s clarity of insight,
focus on simplicity, and amazing track-record of designing
landmark systems that have accelerated the progress of research
and industry for decades.”
Andrew A. Chien
Vice President, Research
Director, Future Technologies Research
For more information see www.intel.com/research.
“Google is pleased to honor contributions that made possible
the style of computing that we enjoy today. We are proud to
support the Turing Award to encourage continued research in
computer science and the related technologies that depend
on its continued advancement.
Vice President, Research and
Special Initiatives, Google
For more information, see http://www.google.com/corporate/
index.html and http://research.google.com/.