Alfred Vaino Aho and Jeffrey David Ullman were declared the recipients of the 2020 ACM A.M. Turing Award “for fundamental algorithms and theory underlying programming language implementation and for synthesizing these results and those of others in their highly influential books, which educated generations of computer scientists.” Alfred V.
Fascinated by the world of computing? Curious about what goes inside a computer? Passionate about creating new products and solving problems? Read on! Students with an affirmative to any of the above answers should get a B Tech computer science degree for graduation. Why? The present world is ruled by
Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron and now commonly known as Ada Lovelace, was an English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. Her notes on the engine
There is nothing remarkable about mathematicians’ achievements going unrecognised in a wider world changed by their discoveries. The hidden history of Alan Turing is just a particularly bizarre example — one we can expect to become much better known during the 2012 centenary of his birth. The mental check-list of things