Donald Knuth

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Donald E. Knuth, the author of the TeX document formatting system, Metafont its font-design program and the 3 volume computer science "Bible" of algorithms, "The Art of Computer Programming".
Knuth suggested the name "Backus-Naur Form" and was also involved in the SOL simulation language, and developed the WEB literate programming system.
See also MIX, Turingol.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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