Companion to the Papers of Donald Knuth

Companion to the Papers of Donald Knuth

by Donald E. Knuth
     
 

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Donald E. Knuth’s seminal publications, such as Selected Papers on Fun and Games and Selected Paper on the Design of Algorithms, have earned him a loyal following among scholars and computer scientists, and his award-winning textbooks have becomes classics that are often given credit for shaping the field. In this volume, he explains and

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Donald E. Knuth’s seminal publications, such as Selected Papers on Fun and Games and Selected Paper on the Design of Algorithms, have earned him a loyal following among scholars and computer scientists, and his award-winning textbooks have becomes classics that are often given credit for shaping the field. In this volume, he explains and comments on the changes he has made to his work over the last twenty years in response to new technologies and the evolving understanding of key concepts in computer science. His commentary is supplemented by a full bibliography of his works and a number of interviews with Knuth himself, which shed light on his professional life and publications, as well as provide interesting biographical details. A giant in the field of computer science, Knuth has assembled materials that offer a full portrait of both the scientist and the man. The final volume of a series of his collected papers, Companion to the Papers of Donald Knuth is essential for the Knuth completist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575866352
Publisher:
Center for the Study of Language and Inf
Publication date:
02/15/2012
Series:
Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes Series
Pages:
441
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Donald E. Knuth is the Fletcher Jones Professor of Computer Science emeritus at Stanford University.

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