Robert Taylor

Digital Library

ACM Fellows

USA - 1994

citation

For conceiving and guiding the development of the Xerox Alto System demonstrating that a distributed personal computer system can provide a desirable and practical alternative to time-sharing.

ACM Software System Award

USA - 1984

Xerox Alto System

citation

Butler W. Lampson, Robert W. Taylor, Charles P. Thacker

For conceiving and guiding the development of the Xerox Alto System, which clearly demonstrates that a distributed personal computer system could provide a desirable and practical alternative to time-sharing.