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Top prize in computing goes to MIT professor

Barbara Liskov won this year's Turing Award for her work on programming languages. Barbara Liskov won this year's Turing Award for her work on programming languages. (Donna Coveney/ MIT)
By Robert Weisman
Globe Staff / March 10, 2009

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Barbara Liskov, a veteran Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who created building blocks for software programming languages that were key to personal computers and the Internet, today will be named the winner of the 2008 A.M. Turing Award, the most prestigious prize in computer science. (Full article: 477 words)

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