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Donald Knuth

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Donald Knuth is an American computer scientist who is renowned globally for his work in computer programming and, more specifically, algorithm analysis. He is a former professor at the University of Stanford and the author of several books and papers on computer programming and algorithms.

Donald Knuth is popularly known as the father of the analysis of algorithms.

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Donald Knuth is known for his work in deciphering the complexity of computer algorithms and creating mathematical techniques to manage them. As a computer scientist, Knuth has developed several innovations. He created the WEB and CWEB programming interfaces, and has received several awards and medals, including a Turing Award in 1974, Franklin Medal in 1986 and, most recently, the Stanford University School of Engineering Hero Award in 2012.

Knuth's book, "The Art of Computer Programming," was a popular volume in late 1960s and helped him gain recognition as a thought leader in computer science.

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