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John T. (Jack) Holloway,
an American computer scientist and Lisp pioneer [1]. As undergraduate at MIT, along with Richard Greenblatt, Tom Knight and Donald Eastlake et al., he worked for the Project MAC (Machine-Aided Cognition) on Maclisp and the ITS (Incompatible Timesharing System), the operating system on which MacLisp was developed. He was also involved in developing the Chess-orientated Processing System CHEOPS end of the 70s [2]. In 1981, Jack Holloway was one of the 19 founders of the Lisp machine company
Symbolics [3].

Selected Publications



  1. ^ History of LISP — Software Preservation Group from The Computer History Museum
  2. ^ John Moussouris, Jack Holloway, Richard Greenblatt (1979). CHEOPS: A Chess-orientated Processing System. Machine Intelligence 9 (Jean Hayes Michie, Donald Michie and L.I. Mikulich editors) Ellis Horwood, Chichester, 1979, pp. 351-360. Reprinted (1988) in Computer Chess Compendium
  3. ^ User:Russell Noftsker from Wikipedia
  4. ^ Scientific Commons: J. Holloway

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