Ivan E. Sutherland

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Ivan Edward Sutherland (born 1938 in Hastings, Nebraska) is an American computer scientist and Internet pioneer. He received the Turing Award from the Association for Computing Machinery in 1988 for the invention of Sketchpad, an early predecessor to the sort of graphical user interface that has become ubiquitous in personal computers. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, as well as the National Academy of Sciences among many other major awards.

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Sutherland, Ivan E. (1989): Micropipelines. In Communications of the ACM, 32 (6) pp. 720-738.

Sutherland, Ivan E., Hodgman, G. W. (1974): Reentrant Polygon Clipping. In Communications of the ACM, 17 (1) pp. 32-42.

Myer, T. H., Sutherland, Ivan E. (1968): On the design of display processors. In Communications of the ACM, 11 (6) pp. 410-414. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/363347.363368

Sutherland, Ivan E. (1968): A futures market in computer time. In Communications of the ACM, 11 (6) pp. 449-451. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/363347.363396

Sutherland, Ivan E. (1963): Sketchpad: A man-machine graphical communication system. In: Proceedings of the AFIPS Spring Joint Computer Conference , 1963, . pp. 329-346.

Sutherland, Ivan E. (1963). Sketchpad, A Man-Machine Graphical Communication System. PhD Thesis at Massachusetts Insti. Cambridge University Computer Laboratory