

Philips and I: a few snapshots  
I was working at the Mathematical Centre in 

In Eindhoven they built the "Peter" and the 

At the Technological University Eindhoven, 



in operating system design, but Philips Apel 

While I combined the functions of Burroughs 



"But how could you then become an expert in 

Please remind yourself of Simons's question, 

Nuenen, 21 December 2001 



Prof. Dr. Edsger W. Dijkstra 
Transcriber: John S. Adair
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