In 1968, he saw Doug Engelbart's demo at the FJCC
and was inspired to develop FRESS (File Retrieval and Editing SyStem), which combined the best of HES with many ideas from the NLS/Augment system that Engelbart had demonstrated at FJCC
Following the 1987 Fall Joint Computer Conference, ACM and IEEE-CS agreed to suspend plans for subsequent FJCC conferences in the near future, and to re-evaluate the need within both societies for jointly sponsored conferences over and above their co-sponsored conferences held in specialized technical areas.
At FJCC 87 in Dallas, a plenary ACM Awards Session featured presentations of the awards to the recipients by the ACM President and the traditional Turing Lecture.
The SIG board met three times in FY 88: An August 1987 special meeting to address ACM/SIG funding issues, and the regular business meetings at FJCC 87 and CSC 88.
Council, by acclamation, expressed its appreciation to the FJCC 87 Conference Committee for their efforts on behalf of the 1987 Fall joint Computer Conference.
ACM held its 40th Anniversary Celebration at FJCC 87.
to work together to decide on future FJCC activity; and, pending any such decisions:
that any expenses already incurred for FJCC 88 be shared equally between the two societies;
Only two Council meetins were held during the year, in November at FJCC 86 and in February 1987 at the Computer Science Conference.
The Seventeenth ACM North American Computer Chess Championship, held at FJCC 86, was won once again by Belle, developed by Ken Thompson and Joseph Condon of AT&T Bell Laboratories.
At FJCC 86 in Dallas, a plenary ACM Awards Session featured presentations of awards to the recipients by the ACM President and the traditional Turing Lecture by John Hopcroft and Robert Tarjan, the winners of ACM's most prestigious technical award.
The eighteenth NACCC will be held next year at the FJCC