Fred Brooks

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Frederick Phillips "Fred" Brooks Jr.. American computer architect, software engineer, and computer scientist. (1931-).

Key Ideas

  • Best known for managing the development of IBM's System/360 family of computers and the OS/360 software support package.
  • National Medal of Technology in 1985.
  • Turing Award in 1999.
  • Brook's Law.


  • The Mythical Man-Month.
  • The Design of Design.

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