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Knuth, Donald Ervin 1938-

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Works: 406 works in 1,980 publications in 3 languages and 22,914 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Terminology 
Roles: Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Translator, Creator
Classifications: QA76.6, 686.22544
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The art of computer programming by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
147 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,099 libraries worldwide
Knuth's multivolume work is widely recognized as the definitive description of classical computer science: at the end of 1999, these books were named among the best twelve physical-science monographs of the century by American Scientist. The three volumes included in this set have each been revised recently to reflect developments in the field. As earlier editions clearly demonstrated, they comprise an invaluable resource in programming theory and practice for students, researchers, and practitioners alike. Countless readers have spoken about the profound personal influence of Knuth's work. Scientists have marveled at the beauty and elegance of his analysis, while ordinary programmers have successfully applied his "cookbook" solutions to their day-to-day problems. All have admired Knuth for the breadth, clarity, accuracy, and good humor found in his books.--Cover
Concrete mathematics : a foundation for computer science by Ronald L Graham( Book )
76 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,775 libraries worldwide
The TeXbook by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
120 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,355 libraries worldwide
Computing Methodologies -- Text Processing
Mathematics for the analysis of algorithms by Daniel H Greene( Book )
40 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
"A quantitative study of the efficiency of computer methods requires an in-depth understanding of both mathematics and computer science. This monograph, derived from an advanced computer science course at Stanford University, builds on the fundamentals of combinatorial analysis and complex variable theory to present many of the major paradigms used in the precise analysis of algorithms, emphasizing the more difficult notions. The authors cover recurrence relations, operator methods, and asymptotic analysis in a format that is terse enough for easy reference yet detailed enough for those with little background. Approximately half the book is devoted to original problems and solutions from examinations given at Stanford."--Publisher's website
Surreal numbers : how two ex-students turned on to pure mathematics and found total happiness : a mathematical novelette by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
20 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 libraries worldwide
The art of computer programming by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
126 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Author's pref. : "a series of updates that I plan to make available at regular intervals as I continue working toward the ultimate editions of The art of computer programming", i.e. supplements to the 3rd ed. in anticipation of the 4th ed
Mathematical writing by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 649 libraries worldwide
The METAFONTbook by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
41 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Computing Methodologies -- Text Processing
TEX : the program by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
41 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Volume B
The art of computer programming by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
82 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 494 libraries worldwide
Donald Knuth is Professor Emeritus of the Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University, and is well-known worldwide as the creator of the Tex typesetting language. Here he presents the second volume of his guide to computer programming
The Stanford GraphBase : a platform for combinatorial computing by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
The Stanford GraphBase: A Platform for Combinatorial Computing represents the first fruits of Donald E. Knuth's preparation for Volume 4 of The Art of Computer Programming. The book's first goal is to demonstrate, through about 30 examples, the art of literate programming. Each example is a programmatic essay, a short story that can be read and enjoyed by human beings as readily as it can be read and interpreted by machines. In these essays/programs, Knuth makes new contributions to the exposition of several important algorithms and data structures, so the programs are of special interest for their content as well as for their style. The book's second goal is to provide a useful means for comparing combinatorial algorithms and for evaluating methods of combinatorial computing. To this end, Knuth's programs offer standard freely available sets of data - the Stanford GraphBase - that may be used as benchmarks to test competing methods. The data sets are both interesting in themselves and applicable to a wide variety of problem domains. With objective tests here made possible, Knuth hopes to bridge the gap between theoretical computer scientists and programmers' who have real problems to solve. As with all of Knuth's writings, this book is appreciated not only for the author's unmatched insight, but also for the fun and the challenge of his work, in which he invites us to participate. He illustrates many of the most significant and most beautiful combinatorial algorithms that are presently known and provides demonstration programs that can lead to hours of amusement. In showing how the Stanford GraphBase can generate an almost exhaustible supply of challenging problems, some of which may lead to the discovery of new and improved algorithms, Knuth proposes friendly competitions. His own initial entries into such competitions are included in the book, and readers are challenged to do better
A=B by Marko Petkovšek( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
In the area of combinatorial identities computers are able to find very elegant proofs of difficult theorems unassisted by human intervention. This autonomy means that not only is it possible to use a PC to find such a proof, but also the proof can be checked easily. This book shows how several recently developed computer algorithms can master the difficult job of simplifying complex summations and if there is no such simplification they will prove this to be the case. The authors present the underlying mathematical theory of these methods, the principle theorems and proofs, and include a package of computer programs that can do these tasks
The art of computer programming by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
79 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Donald Knuth is Professor Emeritus of the Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University, and is well-known worldwide as the creator of the Tex typesetting language. Here he presents the third volume of his guide to computer programming
Computer modern typefaces by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
27 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Volume E
TEX and METAFONT : new directions in typesetting by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
12 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
METAFONT : the program by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
28 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Volume D
Axioms and hulls by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
18 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
"One way to advance the science of computational geometry is to make a comprehensive study of fundamental operations that are used in many different algorithms. This monograph attempts such an investigation in the case of two basic predicates: the counterclockwise relation pqr, which states that the circle through points (p, q, r) is traversed counterclockwise when we encounter the points in cyclic order p, q, r, p,...; and the incircle relation pqrs, which states that s lies inside that circle if pqr is true, or outside that circle if pqr is false. The author, Donald Knuth, is one of the greatest computer scientists of our time. A few years ago, he and some of his students were looking at amap that pinpointed the locations of about 100 cities. They asked, "Which ofthese cities are neighbors of each other?" They knew intuitively that some pairs of cities were neighbors and some were not; they wanted to find a formal mathematical characterization that would match their intuition.This monograph is the result."--PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
MMIXware : a RISC computer for the third millennium by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
"This book is a collection of programs written in CWEB that make MMIX a virtual reality. Among other utilities, an assembler converting MMIX symbolic files to MMIX objects and two simulators executing the programs in given object files are provided. Of particular interest is the MMMIX meta-simulator, which is able to do dynamic scheduling of a complex pipeline, allowing superscalar execution with any number of functional units and with many varieties of caching and branch prediction, etc., including a detailed implementation of both hard and soft interrupts."
Algorithms in modern mathematics and computer science : proceedings, Urgench, Uzbek SSR, September 16-22, 1979 by A. P Ershov( Book )
11 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Selected papers on computer science by Donald Ervin Knuth( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ervin Knuth, Donald
Knut, D.
Knut, D., 1938-
Knut, E.
Knuth, D.
Knuth, D. 1938-
Knuth, D. (Donald), 1938-
Knuth, D. E.
Knuth, D. E. 1938-
Knuth, Don 1938-
Knuth, Donald
Knuth, Donald 1938-
Knuth, Donald E.
Knuth, Donald E., 1938-
Knuth, Donald Ervin
Knuth, Donalʹd Ėrvin 1938-
Kunūsu, Donarudo E., 1938-
Кнут, Д., 1938-
Кнут, Дональд Э., 1938-
クヌース, ドナルド・E
Languages
English (926)
German (6)
Spanish (1)
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