Monday, March 21, 2011

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Knuth

Ph.D. Donald E. Knuth, Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University

The Art of Computer Programming

"At the end of 1999, these books were named among the best twelve physical-science monographs of the century by American Scientist, along with: Dirac on quantum mechanics, Einstein on relativity, Mandelbrot on fractals, Pauling on the chemical bond, Russell and Whitehead on foundations of mathematics, von Neumann and Morgenstern on game theory, Wiener on cybernetics, Woodward and Hoffmann on orbital symmetry, Feynman on quantum electrodynamics, Smith on the search for structure, and Einstein's collected papers."
- Ref.: 100 or so Books that shaped a Century of Science by Phylis Morrison,

-Information and Communication Technologies 2010, The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award: Donald E. Knuth

- Books in Print by Donald E. Knuth:
1. Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms, Third Edition (Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1997)
2. Volume 2: Seminumerical Algorithms, Third Edition (Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1997)
3. Volume 3: Sorting and Searching, Second Edition (Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1998)
4. Volume 4A: Combinatorial Algorithms, Part 1 (Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Addison-Wesley, 2011)
5. Volume 5: Syntactic Algorithms, in preparation.
* 9. Lexical scanning (includes also string search and data compression)
* 10. Parsing techniques
Estimated to be ready in 2020.

Note 1: Translations of previous editions:
Romanian translation by Adrian Davidoviciu, Adrian Petrescu, Smaranda Dimitriu, and Paul Zamfirescu, Tratat de programarea calculatoarelor, V. 1: Algoritmi fundamentali (Bucharest: Editura tehnica, 1974), 676pp.

- MMIXware: A RISC Computer for the Third Millennium, by Donald E. Knuth (Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1999)
- The TeXbook, by Donald E. Knuth (Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1984
- Computers & Typesetting (A-F), (Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1984)
- Obs.: TeX is a trademark of the American Mathematical Society.
METAFONT is a trademark of Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.

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