The Search for Jim Gray 
The Search for Jim Gray
by Stanford
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Lecture Description

May 28, 2008

Lecture for the Stanford University Computer Systems Colloquium (EE380).

When Jim Gray, a noted computer scientist and Turing award winner, disappeared at sea, a massive effort was mounted to find him. A panel of speakers touches on both the technical approaches employed in the search and on the social side where the community organized a massive effort quickly and efficiently.

Panel Members:

Captain David J. Swatland (Deputy Sector Commander for the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco)

Donna Carnes (Jim Gray's Wife)

Mike Olson (Long time friend of Jim Gray; founder of Sleepcat Software, former Oracle VP)

Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Stanford University gives 22 video lectures on the Computer Systems Laboratory Colloquium. This course features weekly speakers on current research and developments in computer systems. Topics touch upon all aspects of computer science and engineering including logic design, computer organization and architecture, software engineering, computer applications, public policy, and the social, business, and financial implications of technology. Frequently the Colloquium provides the first public forum for discussion of new products, discoveries, or ideas. This playlist consists of seminar speakers recorded during the 2007-2008 academic year.

The original name of this course is: Computer Systems Laboratory Colloquium (2007-2008).


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