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computer science and mathematics educator

Seymour Victor Parter, American Computer science and mathematics educator. Member Mathematics Association American, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics (visiting lecturer 1969-1972, member of council 1978-1980, managing editor Journal Numerical Analysis 1977-1980, president 1981-1982), Board Mathematics Sciences (chairman 1984-1986 ), Association ComputingMachinery.

Background

Parter, Seymour Victor was born on June 9, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Peter and Tillie (Dekovetzky) Parter.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1949. Master of Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1958.

Career

Staff member, Los Alamos Science Laboratory, 1951-1957;instructor mathematics, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1957-1958;assistant professor mathematics, Indiana U., 1958-1960;assistant professor mathematics, Cornell Univercity, 1960-1962;visiting assistant professor computer science, Stanford, 1962-1963;associate professor computer science and mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1963-1965;professor, University of Wisconsin, since 1965;chairman computer science Department, University Wisconsin, 1968-1970. Member National Research Council advising committee on mathematics to Office Naval Research, 1970-1972. Member of advisory commission on computing to president Stanford, 1969-1972.

Member International Council of Associations for Science Education Science Council, 1981-1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Mathematics Association American, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics (visiting lecturer 1969-1972, member of council 1978-1980, managing editor Journal Numerical Analysis 1977-1980, president 1981-1982), Board Mathematics Sciences (chairman 1984-1986 ), Association ComputingMachinery.

Connections

Married Ruth Ghitman, October 9, 1957. Children: Paul Jeffry, David William.

father:
Peter Parter

mother:
Tillie (Dekovetzky) Parter

spouse:
Ruth Ghitman

children:
Paul Jeffry Parter

David William Parter