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Doug Ross, 77; developed important computer language

DOUG ROSS DOUG ROSS
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / February 10, 2007

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While still in high school, Doug Ross performed a full assembly program of music he had composed. By his late 20s, he had developed a key computer language and coined the term computer-assisted design. A decade later, he taught MIT's first graduate course in software engineering. Perhaps not surprisingly, he occasionally thought daily tasks lacked sufficient challenge. (Full article: 937 words)

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