Coder Who Took A Man to the Moon And Back

APPLOLO SOFTWARE ENGINEER MARGARET HAMILTON HONORED BY PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM

Margaret was responsible for writing Software for Apollo 11 project of NASA.

Margaret Hamilton is the first person who introduced the term Software Engineer in the history computer science. She is awarded by the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It is the highest US honor given to a Civilian.

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She worked on many projects including Apollo 11 space mission and SAGE (Semi-Automatic Ground Environment). She had B.A. in Mathematics and Abstract mathematics. Her areas of expertise in the field of Software Engineering were  systems design and software developmententerprise and process modelling, development paradigm, formal systems modeling languages, system-oriented objects for systems modelling and development, automated life-cycle environments, methods for maximizing software reliability and reusedomain analysiscorrectness by built-in language properties, open-architecture techniques for robust systems, full life-cycle automation, quality assurance, seamless integration, error detection and recovery techniques, man-machine interface systems, operating systems, end-to-end testing techniques, and life-cycle management techniques.

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Hamilton has won many other awards and also has many publications. She also co-founded a company named HOS (Higher Order Software).

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Margaret Hamilton will always be remembered as a woman being the mother of Software Engineering and Computer Science. DJVSOFT CONCEPTS is honored to give her tribute for her whole life being a role model for today’s women.

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