Donald E Knuth

Donald Ervin Knuth was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Knuth completed his M.S in Mathematics from the Case Institute of Technology, Ohio. While doing his PhD in Mathematics at California institute of Technology, he started working on his book on compilers. By the end of 1965 he completed 12 chapters, which later was decided to be published in different volumes. In 1968, his first book was published the renowned Volume 1: The Art of Computer Programming, there are 7 volumes in total which were published in the years later. His famous creations Tex engine, Metafont font design and Computer modern set were all written using Structured Programming. He was presented with the Turing award in 1974 for his contribution to the computer field and is called the father of analysis of algorithm.

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