Donald Knuth


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Donald Knuth

(person)
Donald E. Knuth, the author of the TeX document formatting system, Metafont its font-design program and the 3 volume computer science "Bible" of algorithms, "The Art of Computer Programming".

Knuth suggested the name "Backus-Naur Form" and was also involved in the SOL simulation language, and developed the WEB literate programming system.

See also MIX, Turingol.
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co-founder Gordon Moore(1978); Donald Knuth, the father of algorithm analysis (1980); microprocessor inventor Federico Faggin (1994); World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee (1996); Lotus Notes creator and Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie (2000); and IBM Fellow Ronald Fagin (2012).
Imbalance in random binary trees has come into the spotlight when Donald Knuth posed it as a question of interest in his keynote address to the 2004 Workshop on Analysis of Algorithms, which convened at Berkeley, and the random climbing of tries has been a subject that authors revisit from time to time.
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The puzzles originate with historical founders such as Archimedes and Pascal, as well as contemporary scientists and mathematicians such as John Littlewood, Paul Dirac, and Donald Knuth.
Digital Typography can never repay the debt it owns to Donald Knuth He reproduces here the series of papers he wrote from 1977 onwards that reveal how he thought through and created TEX and Metafont.
In his classical book "The Art of Computer Programming", Donald Knuth (1997) states, "Not only do all good generators pass this test, all generators now known to be bad actually fail it".
In the latter case, Mary Lipphardt had been praised for her work and considered for a promotion until she ended her relationship with her supervisor, Donald Knuth.
LATEX, kin to TEX, the creation of Donald Knuth of Stanford University, is a formatting language that has been used for decades by authors of math and scientific related publications to describe and typeset formulas.
As for distinctly non-Java searches uncovered by Krugle management, "Knuth" returned the highest number of hits in honor of leading computer scientist and "father of algorithm analysis" Donald Knuth, far outstripping close second "Satan.
Presenting this year's lecture series, which is cosponsored by the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Religion and Science Course Program, is renown computer scientist and Stanford University professor emeritus Donald Knuth, who is addressing the topic of "Things a Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About.
Donald Knuth, one of the acknowledged fathers of computer science, was nominated for his TeX typesetting system and for his technique of literate programming.