John McCarthy (1927-2011), Computer Scientist Who Coined The Term Artificial Intelligence & Inventor of Lisp Programming Language

John McCarthy, Professor of Computer Science

John McCarthy has died at age 84. He was a legendary computer scientist who was a pioneer in the field of AI, coining the term Artificial Intelligence. He also invented the Lisp programming language.

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Written by Scott Beale

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