(Dick, RPG) Dr. Richard P. Gabriel. A noted SAIL LISP hacker and volleyball fanatic.
Consulting Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. Richard Gabriel is a leader in the Lisp and OOP community, with years of contributions to standardisation. He founded the successful company, Lucid Technologies, Inc..
In 1996 he was Distinguished Computer Scientist at ParcPlace-Digitalk, Inc. (later renamed ObjectShare, Inc.).
See also gabriel, Qlambda, QLISP, saga.
- Richard hamming
person Professor Richard Wesley Hamming (1915-02-11 – 1998-01-07). An American mathematician known for his work in information theory (notably error detection and correction), having invented the concepts of Hamming code, Hamming distance, and Hamming window. Richard Hamming received his B.S. from the University of Chicago in 1937, his M.A. from the University of Nebraska in […]
- Richard I
noun 1. (“Richard the Lion-Hearted”; “Richard Coeur de Lion”) 1157–99, king of England 1189–99. noun 1. nicknamed Coeur de Lion or the Lion-Heart. 1157–99, king of England (1189–99); a leader of the third crusade (joining it in 1191). On his way home, he was captured in Austria (1192) and held to ransom. After a brief […]
- Richard II
noun 1. 1367–1400, king of England 1377–99 (successor to and grandson of Edward III; son of Edward, Prince of Wales). 2. (italics) a drama (1595?) by Shakespeare. noun 1. 1367–1400, king of England (1377–99), whose reign was troubled by popular discontent and baronial opposition. He was forced to abdicate in favour of Henry Bolingbroke, who […]
- Richard III
noun 1. (Duke of Gloucester) 1452–85, king of England 1483–85. 2. (italics) a drama (1592–93?) by Shakespeare. noun 1. 1452–85, king of England (1483–85), notorious as the suspected murderer of his two young nephews in the Tower of London. He proved an able administrator until his brief reign was ended by his death at the […]