# Mathematician:Charles Antony Richard Hoare

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## Mathematician

British mathematician and computer scientist best known for devising the Quicksort algorithm.

## Nationality

British

## History

- Born: 11 January 1934 in Colombo, (British) Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)

## Theorems

Definitions of concepts named for **Charles Antony Richard Hoare** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1971:
*Proof of a program: FIND*(*Commun. ACM***Vol. 14**: 39 – 45) - 1972:
*Structured Programming*(with O.-J. Dahl and E.W. Dijkstra) - 1985:
*Communicating Sequential Processes*

## Also known as

**Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare** is otherwise known as **C.A.R. Hoare** or **Tony Hoare**.