Alfred Aho

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Alfred Aho
Born
Alfred Vaino Aho

(1941-08-09) August 9, 1941 (age 79)
NationalityCanadian
American
Alma mater
Known for
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsComputer science
InstitutionsColumbia University
ThesisIndexed Grammars: An Extension of Context Free Grammars (1968)
Doctoral advisorJohn Hopcroft[1]

Alfred Vaino Aho (born August 9, 1941) is a Canadian computer scientist. He is best known for his work on programming languages, compilers, and related algorithms. He has written many textbooks on the art and science of computer programming.[2][3][4] He and his long-time partner Jeffrey Ullman are the recipients of the 2020 Turing Award.

References[change | change source]

  1. Alfred Vaino Aho at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. Aho, A.; Gottlob, G. (2014). "A front row seat to Communications' editorial transformation". Communications of the ACM. 57 (4): 5. doi:10.1145/2582611. S2CID 21553189.
  3. Aho, A.V. (1990). "Algorithms for Finding Patterns in Strings". Handbook of Theoretical Computer Science. MIT Press. pp. 255–300.
  4. Computerworld Interview with Alfred V. Aho Archived May 29, 2008, at the Wayback Machine