Allen Newell
#1985 Overall Influence

Allen Newell

American cognitive scientist

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Allen Newell was a researcher in computer science and cognitive psychology at the RAND Corporation and at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science, Tepper School of Business, and Department of Psychology. He contributed to the Information Processing Language and two of the earliest AI programs, the Logic Theory Machine and the General Problem Solver . He was awarded the ACM’s A.M. Turing Award along with Herbert A. Simon in 1975 for their basic contributions to artificial intelligence and the psychology of human cognition.

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Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University

Private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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Princeton University
Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#13 World Rank #8 USA Rank
Computer Science
#215 World Rank #107 USA Rank
Psychology
#614 World Rank #122 USA Rank
Mathematics
#3143 World Rank #935 USA Rank
Physics