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Jack Minker papers

 Collection 0165-UA

Jack Minker was a professor at the University of Maryland in the Computer Science Department. Minker became a professor at the university in 1971, the first chairman of the department in 1974, and a professor emeritus in 1998. His collection is comprised of professional research, publications, grant proposals, and information on the Computer Science Department at Maryland. Subjects covered in his research and publications include artificial intelligence, deductive databases, logic programming, and non-monotonic reasoning. The collection also contains correspondence with individuals in the computer science field as well as with institutions such as the National Science Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This collection is unprocessed but a preliminary inventory is available.


  • 1951-1999
  • Majority of material found within 1960-1998

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed, and may require pre-screening before viewing. Please contact the curator for more information.


43.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the Jack Minker papers
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Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742