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researcher , Computer science educator

Melvin Klerer, American computer science educator, researcher. Achievements include co-development of The Automated Programmer system. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Computer Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chairman social implications committee 1970-1971), Association Computing Machinery (various offices since 1957), American Association for Artificial Intelligence.

Background

Klerer, Melvin was born on February 17, 1926 in New York City. Son of Benjamin and Sadie (Horowitz) Klerer.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1948. Master of Science, New York University, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1954.

Career

Instructor, CUNY, New York City, 1952-1953, 54-57;senior research associate, Columbia University, New York City, 1957-1967;professor, New York University, New York City, 1967-1973;professor, New York Polytechnic U., New York City, since 1973. Visiting scientist Weizman Institute Science, Israel, 1973-1974.

Achievements

  • Achievements include co-development of The Automated Programmer system.

Works

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Computer Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chairman social implications committee 1970-1971), Association Computing Machinery (various offices since 1957), American Association for Artificial Intelligence.

Connections

Married Leona Wilt, June 1, 1951 (divorced January 1975). Children: Burton, Robert.

father:
Benjamin Klerer

mother:
Sadie (Horowitz) Klerer

spouse:
Leona Wilt

children:
Burton Klerer

Robert Klerer