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computer scientist and mathematician

Leo Hellerman, American computer scientist and mathematician. Achievements include patent for logic performing device; development of first algebraic symbol manipulation program, of first statistical design of electronic circuits; a theory of computational work, of moment free methods for processing discrete distributions, representation of living forms. Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Sigma Xi.

Background

Hellerman, Leo was born on February 8, 1924 in Brooklyn. Son of Azriel and Rebecca (Hellerman) Hellerman.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, City College of New York, 1946; Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1958.

Career

Patent examiner, United States Patent Office, Washington, 1948-1950; engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1956-1973, 75-82; engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Böblingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1974; engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Kingston, New York, 1983-1987; retired,, 1987. Lecturer Fachtagung Struktur und Betrieb von Rechensystemen, Braunschweig, Federal Republic Germany, 1974.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent for logic performing device. Development of first algebraic symbol manipulation program, of first statistical design of electronic circuits. A theory of computational work, of moment free methods for processing discrete distributions, representation of living forms.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Children: David Seth, Lisa Beatrice Hellerman Kopchik, Daniel Asa.

father:
Azriel Hellerman

mother:
Rebecca (Hellerman) Hellerman

children:
Daniel Asa Hellerman

David Seth Hellerman

Lisa Beatrice Hellerman Kopchik Hellerman