Alfred Aho

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Dr. Alfred V. Aho is a computer scientist. His occupations include work for Bell Labs and Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University.

He is most famous for his creation of the AWK programming language with Brian Kernighan and Peter J. Weinberger (the 'A' stands for "Aho"), and his co-authorship of Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools (the "Dragon book") with Ravi Sethi and Jeffrey Ullman. Dr. Aho has received many prestigious awards, and has been awarded honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Waterloo and the University of Helsinki in Finland.

See also

Recommended reading

  • A. Aho, R. Sethi, J. Ullman, Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools. Bell Laboratories, 1986. ISBN 0201100886
  • A. Aho, P. Weinberger, B. Kernighan, The AWK Programming Language. Addison-Wesley, 1988. ISBN 020107981X

External links

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