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Donald Knuth Biography

Donald Knuth

Facts of Donald Knuth

Date of Birth: 1938 , January-10
Birth Nation: United States
Name Luke Bryan
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Houston, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession Musician
Weight in KG 81 kg
Married Yes
Married to Caroline Boyer (m. 2006)
Children N/A
Education Georgia Southern University
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
TV Show Academy of Country Music Awards
Net Worth $ 7 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 36-27-34
Birth Name Thomas Luther Bryan
Father Tommy Bryan
Mother LeClaire
Working For Nation Team of England football,Liverpool
Face Color White
Famous for Singer ,songwriter ,guitarist ,pianist
Divorce N/A
Awards Academy of Country Music Awards
Breast Size 36A
Waist size 27
Hip Size 34
Salary N/A
Tattoo(s) Not Available
Religion Jewish
Neck Size 8.7
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Movies Nashville
Sisters Vickie Lynn Swayze
Siblings Don Swayze
Girlfriend Amber Smith
Music Group 3LW
Nick Name "Luke"
Affair with John Andersson
Albums Head or Heart
Chest Size Unknown
Boyfriend John Andersson
Special Title Miss January 1999
Books Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities

Quick Timeline of Donald Knuth

1938 Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1960 Received his bachelor of science degree
2006 Diagnosed with prostate cancer
1968 Published the first volume of his book
1995 Wrote the preface of the book A=B
1971 Honored with the first ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award
1990 Honored by the title of Professor of The Art of Computer Programming
1957 Published his first scientific article
1975 Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
1974 He received Turing Award

Detail Timeline of Donald Knuth

January 10 , 1938

Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

He was from a middle-class family. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His father owned a small printing business and taught bookkeeping at Milwaukee Lutheran High School. He attended Milwaukee Lutheran High School, where he earned achievement awards.

1960

Received his bachelor of science degree

He attended Case Institute of Technology majoring physics. However, he switched his major from physics to mathematics and he received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1960 and at the same time he was also honored with a Master of Science degree by a special award of the faculty who considered his work exceptionally outstanding.

 

2006

Diagnosed with prostate cancer

In 2006, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He underwent surgery the same year and started "a little bit of radiation therapy... as a precaution but the prognosis looks pretty good"; he stated these things in his video autobiography.

 

1968

Published the first volume of his book

Donald was one of the official group of people to write a book on computer programming language. While he was on this project, he concluded that he could not adequately create the topic without first developing a fundamental theory of computer programming, which became The Art of Computer Programming. He published the first volume of his book in 1968. 

1995

Wrote the preface of the book A=B

In 1995, he wrote the preface to the book A=B by Marko Petkovsek, Herbert Wilf and Doron Zeilberger. He is also an occasional contributor to The Journal of Recreational Linguistics. He is also the author of Surreal Numbers. It is a mathematical novelette on John Conway's set theory construction of an alternate system of numbers.

1971

Honored with the first ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award

Knuth has received lots of honor in his life for his contribution to the scientific world. In 1971, he was honored with the first ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award. He has also received awards like the Turing Award, the National Medal of Science, the John von Neumann Medal, and the Kyoto Prize.

1990

Honored by the title of Professor of The Art of Computer Programming

He is a great computer scientist. He has provided lots of thing to the computer world. For this in 1990 he was crowned the one-of-a-kind academic title of Professor of The Art of Computer Programming, which has since been revised to Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming.

1957

Published his first scientific article

It was 1957, when he published his first "scientific" article in a school magazine. It was published under the title "Potrzebie System of Weights and Measures." In this article, he classified the fundamental unit of length as the thickness of Mad No. 26, and named the fundamental unit of force "whatmeworry." Mad published the article in issue No. 33.

1975

Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

He has been honored with prestigious awards for his valuable contribution to this world. In 1975, he was inducted to the National Academy of Sciences. In 1992, he also became an associate of the French Academy of Sciences. In 2003, he was elected as a foreign member of the Royal Society.

1974

He received Turing Award

Since 1971, he has received lots of honors and awards. In 1974, he received Turing Award. The following year he was also honored by the Lester R. Ford Award. He also won this award in 1993. In late 70s he was also honored with the Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecturer and National Medal of Science.

Content

Donald is a married man and he is married to Jill Knuth, however, there is no more information about when he was married and how many children he has. There is also no more information about his extra marital affairs and the case of these sweet couple getting divorced. In 2006, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He underwent surgery the same year and started "a little bit of radiation therapy... as a precaution but the prognosis looks pretty good"; he stated these things in his video autobiography.

Donald was in an official group of people to write a book on computer programming language compilers. While he was on this project, he concluded that he could not adequately create the topic without first developing a fundamental theory of computer programming, which became The Art of Computer Programming. He published the first volume of his book in 1968. Prior to publishing the 1st volume of The Art of Computer Programming, he left Cal-tech to accept employment with the Institute for Defense Analyses' Communications Research Division, then situated on the Princeton University campus, which was performing mathematical research in cryptography to support the National Security Agency. He earned a huge salary being a scientist and a professor at various institutions. However, his real time net worth is unknown to the press.
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