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  1. Frances Elizabeth Allen (August 4, 1932 – August 4, 2020) was an American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers. Allen was the first woman to become an IBM Fellow, and in 2006 became the first woman to win the Turing Award.

  2. Aug 8, 2020 · Frances Allen, a computer scientist and researcher who helped create the fundamental ideas that allow practically anyone to build fast, efficient and useful software for computers,...

  3. Apr 4, 2024 · Frances Allen, who guided Checkers and Rally’s through the pandemic and its inflationary aftermath, is stepping down as CEO, the company said on Thursday. Allen is leaving the company to focus on board work.

  4. www.ibm.com › history › frances-allenFrances Allen | IBM

    Allen was a pioneer in compiler organization, essentially translating higher-level source code to lower-level target code. Her work on interprocedural analysis and automatic parallelization put her at the cutting edge of compiler research.

  5. Aug 9, 2020 · Frances “Fran” Allen, a computer scientist who became a pioneer in the world of computing for her work on compiler research, died on August 4, her 88th birthday, according to an announcement...

  6. Aug 9, 2020 · Frances Allen, whose work on computer compiling helped establish a foundation for much of modern computer programming, has died at 88. Allen was determined to make the tedious compiling...

  7. Frances E. Allen, American computer scientist who was the first woman to win the A.M. Turing Award (2006), cited for her ‘pioneering contributions to the theory and practice of optimizing compiler techniques that laid the foundation for modern optimizing compilers and automatic parallel execution.’

  8. Apr 4, 2024 · Checkers & Rally’s announced Thursday that CEO Frances Allen is resigning to focus more on board work. She serves on the boards of Chili’s parent Brinker International and No Kid Hungry, according to her LinkedIn profile.

  9. Aug 9, 2020 · IBM reports (via the New York Times) that computing pioneer and company fellow Frances Allen died of Alzheimer’s on her birthday, August 4th, at the age of 88. She’s best known for making ...

  10. Aug 5, 2020 · Frances Allen (MA Math 1957), the first woman to win the Turing Award and first female IBM Fellow, died on August 4, 2020. Allen was known for her pioneering contributions to the theory and practice of optimizing compiler techniques that laid the foundation for modern optimizing compilers and automatic parallel execution.

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