John E. Hopcroft
John E. Hopcroft is the IBM Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics in Computer Science at Cornell University. From January 1994 until June 2001, he was the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering. After receiving both his M.S. (1962) and Ph.D. (1964) in electrical engineering from Stanford University, he spent three years on the faculty of Princeton University. He joined the Cornell faculty in 1967, was named professor in 1972 and the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Computer Science in 1985. He served as chairman of the Department of Computer Science from 1987 to 1992 and was the associate dean for college affairs in 1993. An undergraduate alumnus of Seattle University, Hopcroft was honored with a Doctor of Humanities Degree, Honoris Causa, in 1990.
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Hopcroft, John E. (1989): Electronic Prototyping. In IEEE Computer, 22 (3) pp. 55-57.
Hopcroft, John E. (1986): The Impact of Robotics on Computer Science. In Communications of the ACM, 29 (6) pp. 486-498.
Jo, Yookyung, Hopcroft, John E., Lagoze, Carl (2011): The web of topics: discovering the topology of topic evolution in a corpus. In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2011, . pp. 257-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1963405.1963444