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Eric Allen Brewer,
an American computer scientist and tenured professor at University of California, Berkeley, founder of the Federal Search Foundation, which built FirstGov, now USA.gov, the official web portal of the United States federal government, formerly, founder and chief scientist of Inktomi Corporation, now part of Yahoo!, and known for formulating the CAP theorem about distributed network applications in the late 1990s [1]. He received a B.Sc. in electrical engineering and computer science (EECS) from UC Berkeley and earned an M.Sc. (1991) and Ph.D. (1994) in EECS from MIT under William E. Weihl on high-performance parallel computing [2]. At MIT, he also worked with Charles Leiserson, Robert Blumofe and Bradley Kuszmaul, and contributed to the *Socrates chess program for the Connection Machine CM-5 as mentioned in the ACM 1994 booklet [3].
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External Links


  1. ^ Eric Allen Brewer from Wikipedia
  2. ^ Eric Brewer (1994). Portable High-Performance Supercomputing: High-Level Platform-Dependent Optimization. Ph.D. thesis, MIT, advisor William E. Weihl, pdf
  3. ^ The 24th ACM International Computer Chess Championship from The Computer History Museum, pdf
  4. ^ Eric Brewer at TNW Conference 2015, Photo by Vera de Kok, April 23, 2015, Eric Allen Brewer from Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons
  5. ^ Eric Brewer's papers
  6. ^ dblp: Eric A. Brewer

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