Professor emeritus Ole-Johan Dahl (October 12, 1931 - June 29, 2002) was a Norwegian computer scientist and is considered to be one of the fathers of Simula and object-oriented programming along with Kristen Nygaard.
He was born in Mandal, Norway. He received the 2001 Turing Award for his work.
Some early papers
Multiple index countings on the Ferranti Mercury computer / by O.-J. Dahl. Oslo: Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, 1957.
Programmer's handbook for the Ferranti Mercury Computer, Frederic at the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment / By O.-J. Dahl, and Jan V. Garwick. - 2nd ed., Kjeller : Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, 1958.
Automatisk kodning : et prosjekt ved Forsvarets forskningsinstitutt.
Simscript implementation / by Vic Bell and Ole-Johan Dahl. Oslo : Norwegian Computing Center, 1963.
Basic concepts of SIMULA : an ALGOL based simulation language / by Ole-Johan Dahl and Kristen Nygaard. Oslo: Norsk regnesentral, [1965?].
SIMULA : a language for programming and description of discrete event systems : introduction and user's manual. Oslo : Norsk regnesentral, 1965.
Discrete event simulation languages : lectures delivered at the NATO summer school, Villard-de-Lans, September 1966 / by Ole-Johan Dahl. Oslo : Norsk regnesentral/Norwegian Computing Center, 1966.
SIMULA : an ALGOL based simulation language / by Ole-Johan Dahl and Kristen Nygaard. Oslo : Norsk regnesentral, 1966.
Simula : an ALGOL-based simulation language / Ole-Johan Dahl and Kristen Nygaard. New York : Association for Computing Machinery, 1966. I: Communications of the ACM ; 9(1966).
Class and subclass declarations / Ole-Johan Dahl and Kristen Nygaard. Amsterdam : North-Holland, c1968. I:Simulation programming languages : proceedings of the IFIP working conference on simulation programming languages, Oslo, May 1967 / O.-J. Dahl, conference chairman; organized by IFIP Technical Committee 2, programming languages ; edited by J.N. Buxton.
Discrete event simulation languages / Ole-Johan Dahl. London : Academic Press, 1968. (Programming languages : NATO Advanced Study Institute / edited by G. Genuys.)
SIMULA 67 : common base language / by Ole-Johan Dahl, Bjørn Myhrhaug and Kristen Nygaard. Oslo : Norsk regnesentral, 1968. (Publication S / Norwegian Computing Center ; 2) Rev. 1970: Common base language (Publ. ; 22).