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1 ## Various people relevant to the material we're studying ##
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3 * [Alonzo Church](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alonzo_Church)
4 * [Alan Turing](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Turing)
5 * [Haskell Curry](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haskell_Curry)
6 * [John McCarthy](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McCarthy_%28computer_scientist%29) <!-- "AI", Lisp -->
7 * [Gerald Jay Sussman](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Jay_Sussman) <!-- Scheme, SICP -->
8 * [Edsger Dijkstra](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edsger_W._Dijkstra)
9 * [Gordon Plotkin](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Plotkin)
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11 ## Other people important to computer science, but less directly to us ##
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13 * [Charles Babbage](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Babbage)
14 * [Ada Lovelace](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ada_Lovelace)
15 * [John von Neumann](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_von_Neumann)
16 * [Dennis Ritchie](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Ritchie)
17 * [Donald Knuth](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Knuth)