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Alfred V. Aho

Dr. Alfred V. Aho is a computer scientist who works for Bell Labs. He is most famous for his creation of the AWK programming language with Brian Kernighan and and Peter Weinberger[?] (the 'A' stands for "Aho"), and his co-authorship of Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools (the "Dragon book") with Ravi Sethi and Jeffrey Ullman[?]. Dr. Aho has received many prestigious awards, and has been awarded honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Waterloo and the University of Helsinki in Finland.

Recommended Reading

  • Aho, Sehi, Ullman, Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools. Bell Laboratories, 1986. ISBN 0201100886

  • Aho, Weinberger, Kernighan, The AWK Programming Language. Addison-Wesley, 1988. ISBN 020107981X

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