Acknowledgements

  • Patrick Reynolds, who rebuilt the Oracle in 1999 and has maintained it since
  • Brett Tjaden, who originally conceived and implemented the Oracle in 1996
  • Information courtesy of The Internet Movie Database (http://www.imdb.com). Used with permission.
  • The original Oracle made use of the ADAMS OODBMS. Thanks to Russ Haddleton and Glenn Wasson for their assistance.
  • Thanks to the UVA Computer Science Department for hosting the Oracle from 1995-2008
  • The photograph of Kevin Bacon comes from Flickr user SAGIndie (via Wikipedia) and is used under CC Attribution license
  • Paul Erdos, on whose Erdos numbers our idea for Bacon numbers was based