nLab Donald Knuth

Donald E. Knuth is an american computer scientist and a mathematician, a professor emristus at Stanford University. Knuth is the author of the TeX, the Metafont, the cweb computer language, of many important algorithms in formal languages, parsing, combinatorics, numerics, rewriting systems, of the concept of literate programming, of the series of books “The Art of Computer Programming”, a book on surreal numbers etc.

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