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CSLI Lecture Notes #202: Companion to the Papers of Donald Knuth

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Donald E. Knuth’s seminal publications, such as Selected Papers on Fun and Games and Selected Paper on the Design of Algorithms, have earned him a loyal following among scholars and computer scientists, and his award-winning textbooks have becomes classics that are often given credit for shaping the field. In this volume, he explains and comments on the changes he has made to his work over the last twenty years in response to new technologies and the evolving understanding of key concepts in computer science. His commentary is supplemented by a full bibliography of his works and a number of interviews with Knuth himself, which shed light on his professional life and publications, as well as provide interesting biographical details. A giant in the field of computer science, Knuth has assembled materials that offer a full portrait of both the scientist and the man. The final volume of a series of his collected papers, Companion to the Papers of Donald Knuth is essential for the Knuth completist.

About the Author

Donald E. Knuth is the Fletcher Jones Professor of Computer Science emeritus at Stanford University.

Table of Contents

1. Problems

2. Solutions

3. Teach Calculus with Big O

4. Writing

5. Memories of Andrei Ershov

6. Theory and Practice and Fun

7. Conversations, 1996: Prizes and Choices

8. Conversations, 1996: Printing

9. Conversations, 1996: Life

10. Conversations, 1996: Printing (Continued)

11: Conversations, 1996: Travel

12. Conversations, 1996: Why Computer Science?

13. Conversations, 1996: Work Habits and Problem Solving

14. Conversations, 1996: Getting Started

15. Conversations, 1996: Programming and Languages

16. Conversations, 1996: AI, Students, Retirement

17. Conversations, 1996: Accidents, Planning, Naming

18. Curriculum Vitae

19. Books and their Translations

20. Annotated List of Papers

21. Alphabetical Index of Titles

Combined Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781575866345
Author:
Knuth, Donald E.
Publisher:
CSLI Publications
Author:
Knuth, Donald Ervin
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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