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Informatica / KNUTH, DONALD E.


Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University, Department of Computer Science, U.S.

The Prize is named in honor and recognition of the extraordinary accomplishments of Prof. Donald Knuth, Emeritus at Stanford University. Prof. Knuth is best known for his ongoing multivolume series, The Art of Computer Programming, which played a critical role in establishing and defining Computer Science as a rigorous, intellectual discipline. Prof. Knuth has also made fundamental contributions to the subfields of analysis of algorithms, compilers, string matching, term rewriting systems, literate programming, and typography. His TeX and MF systems are widely accepted as standards for electronic typesetting.
Prof. Knuth\'s work is distinguished by its integration of theoretical analyses and practical real-world concerns. In his work, theory and practice are not separate components of Computer Science, but rather he shows them to be inexorably linked branches of the same whole.

- First ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award (1971)
- Turing Award (1974)
- National Medal of Science (1979)
- John von Neumann Medal (1995)
- Harvey Prize from the Technion (1995)
- Kyoto Prize (1996)

Donald E. Knuth, The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1–4, Addison-Wesley Professional
1. Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms (3rd edition), 1997. Addison-Wesley Professional, ISBN 0-201-89683-4
2. Volume 2: Seminumerical Algorithms (3rd Edition), 1997. Addison-Wesley Professional, ISBN 0-201-89684-2
3. Volume 3: Sorting and Searching (2nd Edition), 1998. Addison-Wesley Professional, ISBN 0-201-89685-0
4. Volume 4: Combinatorial Algorithms, in preparation
5. Volume 5: Syntactic Algorithms, in preparation, estimated to be ready in 2015

The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4 fascicle 4
The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4 fascicle 4

Donald E. Knuth, The Art of Computer Programming, fascicles:
1. Volume 1, Fascicle 1: MMIX — A RISC Computer for the New Millennium, 2005. ISBN 0-201-85392-2
2. Volume 4, Fascicle 2: Generating All Tuples and Permutations, 2005. ISBN 0-201-85393-0
3. Volume 4, Fascicle 3: Generating All Combinations and Partitions, 2005. ISBN 0-201-85394-9
4. Volume 4, Fascicle 4: Generating All Trees
-- History of Combinatorial Generation, 2006. ISBN 0-321-33570-8

Donald E. Knuth, The TeXbook (Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley), 1984. ISBN 0-201-13448-9

Donald E. Knuth, The METAFONTbook (Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley), 1986. ISBN 0-201-13444-6

Ronald L. Graham, Donald E. Knuth, Oren Patashnik, Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science, 2nd edition (Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley), 1994. ISBN 0-201-55802-5

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