Herbert Alexander Simon

* June 15, 1916, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
† February 9, 2001, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

ACM A.M. Turing Award - 1975

In joint scientific efforts extending over twenty years, initially in collaboration with J. C. Shaw at the RAND Corporation, and subsequentially with numerous faculty and student collegues at Carnegie-Mellon University, Simon and co-recipient Allen Newell made basic contributions to artificial intelligence, the psychology of human cognition, and list processing.