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Does anyone know when the list data structure was mentioned in computer programming/algorithms? Who gave birth to this list concept?

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  • $\begingroup$ What do you mean by list? Is it this list? $\endgroup$ – Apass.Jack May 4 at 21:43
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Knuth gives a good overview on the history of lists and linked data structures. From The Art of Computer Programming, Volume I, Section 2.6:

Linked memory techniques were really born when A. Newell, J. C. Shaw, and H. A. Simon began their investigations of heuristic problem-solving by machine.

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