Mathematician:Niklaus Emil Wirth
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Swiss computer scientist, best known for designing several programming languages, including Pascal, and for pioneering several classic topics in software engineering.
- Born: 15 February 1934 in Winterthur, Switzerland
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- April 1971: Program Development by Stepwise Refinement (Communications of the ACM Vol. 14, no. 4: pp. 221 – 7)
- 1974: On the Design of Programming Languages (Proc. IFIP Congress Vol. 74: pp. 386 – 393)
- November 1977: What Can We Do about the Unnecessary Diversity of Notations for Syntax Definitions? (Communications of the ACM Vol. 20, no. 11: pp. 822 – 823)