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Some of the history has already been added to this site: Some of the history has already been added to this site:
-* [[Timeline]] - originally compiled by Nils Nilsson with extensive help from faculty and staff+* [http://cs.stanford.edu/about/department-timeline Timeline] - originally compiled by Nils Nilsson with extensive help from faculty and staff
 +* Notes on the [[founding]] of the Stanford CS department.
 +* [[Early_Computers_at_Stanford]] - Compiled by Gio and Voy Wiederhold, and John Sauter, with recent contributions from many early computer users.
 +* [[Historical Faculty List]] - focusing on former and retired faculty, compiled by Gio Wiederhold.
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Some of the history will be here someday (Pseudo-links in red like this indicate pages that should be created): Some of the history will be here someday (Pseudo-links in red like this indicate pages that should be created):
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* [http://forum.stanford.edu/carolyn/links/ The Links Between Stanford University and Industry] by Carolyn Tajnai. * [http://forum.stanford.edu/carolyn/links/ The Links Between Stanford University and Industry] by Carolyn Tajnai.
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-* [http://www-db.stanford.edu/pub/voy/museum/computers.html Information on early computers at Stanford] (compiled by Gio Wiederhold) 
* [http://www-db.stanford.edu/pub/voy/museum.html Computer History Exhibits] (web page compiled by Gio Wiederhold) * [http://www-db.stanford.edu/pub/voy/museum.html Computer History Exhibits] (web page compiled by Gio Wiederhold)
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 +* [http://infolab.stanford.edu/pub/voy/museum.html#trees Stanford Faculty Student Trees] (web pages compiled by Gio Wiederhold, to be moved to this wiki)
* [http://www.stanford.edu/group/wellspring/ Wellspring of Innovation] A searchable compilation of companies founded by people affiliated with Stanford. According to this website, “In the last several decades, over 1,200 full-time companies were founded by members of the Stanford University community.” Just a few of these are listed in the timeline. * [http://www.stanford.edu/group/wellspring/ Wellspring of Innovation] A searchable compilation of companies founded by people affiliated with Stanford. According to this website, “In the last several decades, over 1,200 full-time companies were founded by members of the Stanford University community.” Just a few of these are listed in the timeline.
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Revision as of 17:26, 1 April 2016

Welcome to the Stanford Computer Science Department History Wiki

This site is a repository of historical information about Stanford's Computer Science Department and Computer Systems Laboratory. For more about the site itself, including how to contribute to the site, see Stanford_CSD_History:About.

Some of the history has already been added to this site:

  • Timeline - originally compiled by Nils Nilsson with extensive help from faculty and staff
  • Notes on the founding of the Stanford CS department.
  • Early_Computers_at_Stanford - Compiled by Gio and Voy Wiederhold, and John Sauter, with recent contributions from many early computer users.
  • Historical Faculty List - focusing on former and retired faculty, compiled by Gio Wiederhold.


Some of the history will be here someday (Pseudo-links in red like this indicate pages that should be created):

  • Faculty books - A list of textbooks written or co-written by the faculty

Some of the history is now on other sites:

  • Wellspring of Innovation A searchable compilation of companies founded by people affiliated with Stanford. According to this website, “In the last several decades, over 1,200 full-time companies were founded by members of the Stanford University community.” Just a few of these are listed in the timeline.


Page created --Dbrown 14:07, 23 March 2006 (PST)

Last edit --Dbrown 20:23, 2 April 2006 (PDT)

Update --Gio 13:20, 4 July 2008 (PDT)

Update --Jsauter 05:31, 30 September 2008 (PDT)