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us: Wirth, Niklaus

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  • Fuller Name

    • Niklaus Emil
  • Variants

    • us: Wirth, Nicklaus
    • us: Wirth, N. (Niklaus)
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Winterthur (Switzerland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Switzerland
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Zurich (Switzerland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Berkeley (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Stanford (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Québec (Québec)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule
        • Affiliation Start: 1968
        • Affiliation End: 1999
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Programming languages (Electronic computers)
          (lcsh) Compiling (Electronic computers)
            (lcsh) Computer programming
              (lcsh) Modula-2 (Computer program language)
                (lcsh) Pascal (Computer program language)
                  (lcsh) ALGOL (Computer program language)
                • Occupation

                    (lcsh) College teachers
                • Use For

                • Sources

                  • found: His Soviet cybernetics technology, 1967.
                  • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1934; Dr.)
                  • found: A programming language for the 360 Computers, 1967: cover (Nicklaus Wirth, Computer Science Dept., Stanford University)
                  • found: Algorithms + data structures = programs, 1976: title page (Niklaus Wirth, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland) cover (Nicklaus Wirth) page xvi (N. Wirth) page 3 of jacket (Niklaus Wirth; professor of computer science at the Federal Institute of Technology (E.T.H.), Zurich, Switzerland; designer of various programming languages and compilers; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley; M.Sc., Universite Laval [Quebec]; B.Sc., Federal Institute of Technology)
                  • found: OCLC, viewed July 6, 2015 (access points: Wirth, Niklaus; Wirth, Niklaus, 1934- ; Wirth, Nicklaus; Wirth, Niklaus Emil; usage: Niklaus Wirth; Niklaus Emil Wirth [dissertation])
                  • found: Wikipedia, viewed July 6, 2015: (Niklaus Wirth; middle name, Emil; born February 15, 1934, in Winterthur, Switzerland; assistant professor of computer science at Stanford University and at University of Zurich, 1963-1967; professor of informatics, ETH Zürich, 1968-1999; took two one-year sabbaticals at Xerox PARC in California, 1976-77 and 1984-85; chief designer of programming languages Euler, Algol W, Pascal, Modula, Modula-2, Oberon, Oberon-2, and Oberon-07; designed simple programming language PL/0 to illustrate compiler design) {}
                  • found: The programming language Oberon, 1990: caption (N. Wirth)
                • Change Notes

                  • 1980-04-14: new
                  • 2016-07-07: revised
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