Memoriam Details

  • Stanley Baxendale
  • Birth / Death: 1909-1998
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Stanley Baxendale was an Associate Professor, who also served as both Vice-Chair and Acting Chair of the Department of Computer Science, from which he retired in 1978.  His research interests were centered around what is now known as Natural Language Processing.  He was involved in early studies that aimed to enable computers to index drug information appearing in natural language text.  In 1979, Random House published his book "First Computer Design Coloring Book, which, as the name implies, features computer generated objects and shapes.  Stanley taught at universities across, the U.S., Canada, and the UK.  He was also a veteran of World War II, having served in the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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