Andrei Ershov

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ershov, Andrei Petrovich


Born Apr. 19, 1931, in Moscow. Soviet mathematician. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1970).

Ershov graduated from Moscow University in 1954. In 1969 he became a professor at the University of Novosibirsk. Ershov is recognized as a specialist in the field of the theory and automation of programming. He headed a number of projects dealing with the mathematical foundations of electronic computers. Ershov is a foreign member of the Association for Computing Machinery (USA, since 1965). He has been awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor.


Programmiruiushchaia programma dlia bystrodeistvuiushchei elektronnoi schetnoi mashiny. Moscow, 1958.
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On the Soviet usage of the term of "mathematical support," see Andrei Ershov and Mikhail Shura-Bura, "The Early Development of Programming in the USSR," in A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century, ed.
Ershov in the Theory of Program Schemes and the Development of Its Logic Concepts," Perspectives of System Informatics: 4th International Andrei Ershov Memorial Conference, PSI2001 Akademgorodok, Novosibirsk, Russia, July 2-6, 2001 Revised Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (New York: Springer, 2001), 2244:8-23.
See Ksenia Tatarchenko, "Informatika ot Silikonovoi Doliny do Zolotoi Doliny: Andrei Ershov i John McCarthy," SoRuCom-2011 Proceeding Second International Conference on the History of Co nip uteri and Informatics in the Soviet Union and Russian Federation (Velikii Novgorod: Novgorodskii tekhnopark, 2011), 278-82.
Andrei Ershov of the Siberian division of the Academy of Sciences said last December that the law will be extended to authorized computer programmers working on their own time.
606, p, 345, Andrei Illarionov, "Gost" 13-i stranitsy: Akademik Andrei Ershov," Nedelia, no, 38 (1988).