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Erna Schneider Hoover
Erna Schneider

June 19, 1926 (1926-06-19) (age 95)
Citizenship United States
Alma mater Wellesley B.A.,
Yale Ph.D.
Known for Computerized system
for phone traffic
Spouse(s) Charles Wilson Hoover, Jr.
Awards National Inventors Hall of Fame, 2008
Wellesley alumni
achievement award
Scientific career
Institutions Bell Labs
Thesis An Analysis of
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Dr. Erna Schneider Hoover (born June 19, 1926) is an American mathematician. She is known for inventing a computerized telephone switching method which "revolutionized modern communication" according to several reports.

Hoover was described as an important pioneer for women in the field of computer technology.

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