Bruce Jay Nelson

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American computer scientist

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According to Wikipedia, Bruce Jay Nelson was an American computer scientist best known as the inventor of the remote procedure call concept for computer network communications. Bruce Nelson graduated from Harvey Mudd College in 1974, and went on to earn a master's in computer science from Stanford University in 1976, and a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1982. While pursuing his Ph.D., he worked at Xerox PARC where he developed the concept of Remote Procedure Call . He and his collaborator Andrew Birrell were awarded the 1994 Association for Computing Machinery Software System Award for the work on RPC. In 1996 he joined Cisco Systems as Chief Science Officer.

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