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 Niklaus Wirth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Niklaus E. Wirth (born February 15, 1934) is a Swiss computer scientist.
Wirth was the chief designer of the programming languages Algol W, Pascal, Modula, Modula-2, and Oberon.
The School of Niklaus Wirth: The Art of Simplicity, by László Böszörményi, Jürg Gutknecht, Gustav Pomberger (editors).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Niklaus_Wirth   (332 words)

  
 Technetra : An Evening With Niklaus Wirth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Niklaus Wirth's pioneering work on languages like Pascal, Modula-2 and Oberon are shining examples of simplicity and elegance.
Niklaus Wirth is best known in the world of computing as the creator of the Pascal family of programming languages.
Wirth is one of the pioneers of computer science who shares the stage of history with Donald Knuth, Richard Stallman and Bjarne Stroustrup.
technetra.com /writings/silicon_valley/evening_with_niklaus_wirth_html   (708 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The School of Niklaus Wirth: The Art of Simplicity: Books: László Böszörményi,Jürg Gutknecht,Gustav ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Niklaus Wirth is one of the great pioneers of computer technology and winner of the ACM's A.M. Turing Award, the most prestigious award in computer science.
Niklaus Wirth is one of the most influential scientists of the early computer age.
Wirth has made many contributions to the computer science field, so I was hoping for tales from his students and close friends that would relate some of the man behind the magic.
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 Niklaus Wirth: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Niklaus Wirth (born February 15, 1934) is a Swiss (The natives or inhabitants of Switzerland) computer scientist (A scientist who specializes in the theory of computation and the design of computers).
Wirth was born in Winterthur (additional info and facts about Winterthur), Switzerland (A landlocked federal republic in central Europe).
In 1959 he earned a degree in Electronics Engineering (additional info and facts about Electronics Engineering) from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (additional info and facts about Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) (ETH) in Zurich (The largest city in Switzerland; located in the northern part of the country).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/ni/niklaus_wirth.htm   (441 words)

  
 Wirth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wirth is a German surname which may refer to any of the following individuals:
Niklaus Wirth, Swiss computer scientist, designer of several programming languages
Tim Wirth, former United States Senator and leader of the United Nations Foundation
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wirth   (140 words)

  
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wirth, being a sharp and critical anlayst, is also critical of artificial intelligence.
niklaus wirth grew up in winthertur, beside the high-school where his father taught geography.
wirth still has problems with that, having alwas pointedly preached for a clear separation of industry and universities.
www.geocities.com /~franzglaser/tpsrc/wirth_retires.txt   (1396 words)

  
 Meeting a "hero" of my youth: Prof. Niklaus Wirth
Niklaus Wirth, most well known for his invention of the Pascal Language.
Wirth to be a very amiable man with a clear opinion on current trends in software development.
But all in all the conference was an exciting event not only because of meeting Niklaus Wirth, but also because the presentation of my Software Cells architectural model was very well received and sparked several interesting discussions.
weblogs.asp.net /ralfw/archive/2005/11/23/431403.aspx   (641 words)

  
 Niklaus Wirth, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Professor Wirth, professor emeritus at the ETHZ, is probably best known for his development of the Pascal programming language (1970), and several other computer languages.
In the 1970s Wirth spent a sabbatical at Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) and subsequently developed one of the world's earliest personal workstations, Lilith (1978-80), one of which is still up and running in his office at the ETH in Zurich today.
Wirth taught for many years at the ETHZ and has published a number of books, some of which are considered classics in the field.
www.swissworld.org /dvd_rom/eng/education_2004/content/innovation/wirth-eng.html   (240 words)

  
 ETH Oberon home page
Niklaus Wirth delivers the electronic version of his classical book "Compiler Construction".
Niklaus Wirth delivers Part 4 of Programming in Oberon.
Niklaus Wirth delivers Programming in Oberon, a derivative of Programming in Modula-2 (1982) adapted to the Oberon language.
www.oberon.ethz.ch   (455 words)

  
 DBLP: Niklaus Wirth
Niklaus Wirth: Systemprogramming aus der Sicht der Universität.
Niklaus Wirth, Helmut Weber: EULER: a generalization of ALGOL and it formal definition: Part 1.
Niklaus Wirth, Helmut Weber: EULER: a generalization of ALGOL, and its formal definition: Part II.
informatik.uni-trier.de /~ley/db/indices/a-tree/w/Wirth:Niklaus.html   (495 words)

  
 Niklaus Wirth
Pascal was designed by Swiss computer scientist Nikiaus Wirth in 1968.
In 1984 Wirth received the prestigious Turing Award, the highest honor in computer science, in part for his work on Pascal.
Wirth created Pascal to avoid the problems of the programming languages in widespread use in the late 1960s.
www.angelfire.com /hi4/El7elow/wirth.htm   (205 words)

  
 Computer History Museum - Lectures - Niklaus Wirth
Niklaus Wirth received the degree of Electronics Engineer from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich in 1959.
From 1992 - 99 Wirth's research concentrated on digital design tools, including the language Lola, and on the use of programmable devices.
Wirth was Chairman of the Division of Computer Science at ETH from 1982 until 1984, and from 1988 until 1990.
www.computerhistory.org /events/hall_of_fellows/wirth   (323 words)

  
 A Few Words with Niklaus Wirth
Niklaus Wirth is one of the most influential thinkers in the software world.
It was a pleasure to ask him a few questions regarding today's state of software development, as well as that of the future.
As you'll see, Wirth has very strong opinions on the subject, and he states them with absolute precision.
www.eptacom.net /pubblicazioni/pub_eng/wirth.html   (3383 words)

  
 Wirth Niklaus Wirth, Professor, Retired. Address: Departement Informatik. Eth Zentrum. Ch-8092 Zürich.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
(Switzerland) Niklaus Wirth was born in February 1934 in Winterthur, Switzerland.
Wirth was born in Wurttemberg and trained as a carpenter, later serving in World War I and receiving high decorations.
Niklaus Wirth is a Swiss computer scientist, born February 15, 1934 in Winterthur Wirth was the chief designer of the programming languages Algol W, Pascal.
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 Gerber: A Digital Contrarian (Prof. Niklaus Wirth) Retires
At the end of March 1999, Niklaus Wirth will vacate his office in the computer-science building, retiring at the age of 65 like all other Swiss civil servants.
Wirth, being a sharp and critical analayst, is also critical of artificial intelligence.
Wirth still has problems with commercialisation, having always pointedly preached for a clear separation between industry and education combined with research.
www.modulaware.com /mdlt/mdlt79.htm   (1365 words)

  
 Niklaus Wirth: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Niklaus Wirth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Niklaus Wirth: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Niklaus Wirth
Wirth designed the programming languages Pascal, Modula and Oberon.
His article Program Development by Stepwise Refinement is considered to be a classical text in software engineering.
www.encyclopedian.com /ni/Niklaus-Wirth.html   (110 words)

  
 Niklaus Wirth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Niklaus Wirth è un informatico svizzero, nato il 15 febbraio 1934 a Winthertur in Svizzera.
Wirth è l'inventore dei linguaggi di programmazione Pascal, Modula-2, e Oberon.
Wirth è noto per la pubblicazione dell'articolo Program Development by Stepwise Refinement (sviluppo di programmi per raffinamento progressivo), considerato un classico dell'ingegneria del software.
www.enciclopedia.com /it/artic/n/ni/niklaus_wirth.html   (108 words)

  
 The Pascal Programming Language
The Pascal programming language was originally developed by Niklaus Wirth, a member of the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 2.1.
Professor Niklaus Wirth developed Pascal to provide features that were lacking in other languages of the time.
His principle objectives for Pascal were for the language to be efficent to implement and run, allow for the development of well structured and well organized programs, and to serve as a vehicle for the teaching of the important concepts of computer programming.
www.engin.umd.umich.edu /CIS/course.des/cis400/pascal/pascal.html   (475 words)

  
 ETHZ - Who's Who: Niklaus Wirth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Niklaus Wirth was full Professor of Computer Science at the ETH Zurich since 1968.
Wirth took his degree in electrical engineering from the ETH Zurich in 1959.
Wirth is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (acm), the Computer Society (IEEE), the Swiss Academy of Technical Sciences (SATW), the US National Academy of Engineering, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy and the Orden pour le mérite.
www.verw.ethz.ch /cgi-win/whoShow.exe/ws7?ID=806&lang=engl   (240 words)

  
 Niklaus Wirth - A Pioneer of Computer Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This paper tries to acknowledge the scientific achievements of Niklaus Wirth and to honor him as a person.
A small part of the paper is also devoted to Wirth`s influence on computer science at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz.
Pomberger, H. Mössenböck, P. Rechenberg, Niklaus Wirth - A Pioneer of Computer Science, Böszörmenyi, Gutknecht, Pomberger (Eds.): The School of Niklaus Wirth - The Art of Simplicity; dpunkt Verlag Heidelberg, Morgan Kaufmann Publisher San Francisco, 2000.
www.se.jku.at /publications/abstract/TR-SE-00.08.html   (133 words)

  
 Niklaus Wirth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Among the true creators are people like Niklaus Wirth and Dan Bricklin, Alan Turing, and Douglas Engelbart.
Niklaus Wirth Winterthur Suiza, 15 de febrero, 1934).
Wirth fue el jefe de diseño de los lenguajes de programación Algol W, Pascal, Modula, Modula-2 y Oberon.
enciclopedia.cc /Niklaus_Wirth   (458 words)

  
 Niklaus Wirth
László Böszörményi, Jürg Gutknecht, Gustav Pomberger (Eds.): The School of Niklaus Wirth, "The Art of Simplicity".
Gustav Pomberger, Hanspeter Mössenböck, Peter Rechenberg: Niklaus Wirth - a Pioneer of Computer Science.
Niklaus Wirth: From Programming Language Design to Computer Construction.
www.informatik.uni-trier.de /~ley/db/conf/birthday/wirth2000.html   (243 words)

  
 Lilith and Modula-2
The programming language Modula-2 was authored by Professor Niklaus Wirth of the Institut fur Informatik of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in 1979.
Professor Wirth was contacted and kindly gave us his permission to do this.
The M2M-PC System is an M-code interpreter for the IBM-PC running DOS 2.0 developed by the Modula Research Institute allowing the Lilith Modula-2 compiler and its output to be executed on the IBM-PC.
cfbsoftware.com /modula2   (443 words)

  
 ETHZ - Who's Who: Niklaus Wirth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Niklaus Wirth war seit 1968 ordentlicher Professor für Computerwissenschaften (später Informatik) der ETH Zürich und emeritierte im Ende April 1999.
Niklaus Wirth diplomierte 1959 als Elektroingenieur an der ETH.
Niklaus Wirth ist Mitglied der Association for Computing Machinery (acm), der Computer Society (IEEE), der Schweizerischen Akademie der Technischen Wissenschaften (SATW), der US National Academy of Engineering, der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie und des Ordens Pour le mérite.
www.verw.ethz.ch /cgi-win/whoShow.exe/ws7?ID=806&lang=engl   (237 words)

  
 Citations: Software---Practice and Experience - Wirth, language (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Wirth s position has been adopted to one degree or another by most subsequent concurrent languages, including Java [12] and Modula 3 [6] The major alternative to monitors has been the messagepassing languages.
Later work at Stanford extended Wirth s P Code to a new U Code form[4] Many commercial compilers now use U Code in one form or another 1.
Wirth and J. Gutknecht; The Oberon System; Software-Practice and Experience, 19:9, 857-893; 1989.
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /context/48187/0   (2715 words)

  
 Compiler Construction - The Art of Niklaus Wirth (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Abstract: Niklaus Wirth is not only a master of language design but also a pioneer of compiler construction.
It is not a paper about new compilation techniques but a reflection about Wirth's way to write compilers.
1 Introduction Among the numerous research topics that Niklaus Wirth approached during his professional career,...
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /436267.html   (264 words)

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