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Brian Kernighan

Brian Kernighan is a computer scientist, who worked at the Bell Labs and is best known for inventing C programming language with Dennis Ritchie.

He was instrumental in writing the first book about C and developing the Awk programming language. He authored many Unix programs, including ditroff.

He now holds a professorship in the department of computer science at Princeton University.

His papers include:

  • Why Pascal is Not My Favorite Programming Language[1] (http://www.lysator.liu.se/c/bwk-on-pascal) (See Pascal)

External Links

  • [2] (http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~bwk/) Brian Kernighan's home page

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