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Encyclopedia > Edward M. Reingold

Edward M. Reingold is a computer scientist active in the fields of algorithms, data structures and calendrical calculations. He has co-authored the standard text on calendrical calculations, Calendrical Calculations, with Nachum Dershowitz. Currently (2007) he is a professor of computer science and applied mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1996 he was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery. Computer science (informally: CS or compsci) is, in its most general sense, the study of computation and information processing, both in hardware and in software. ... In mathematics, computing, linguistics, and related disciplines, an algorithm is a finite set of well-defined instructions for accomplishing some task which, given an initial state, will terminate in a defined end-state. ... A binary tree, a simple type of branching linked data structure. ... Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that concerns itself with the mathematical techniques typically used in the application of mathematical knowledge to other domains. ... The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), is the largest campus in the University of Illinois system. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... The Association for Computing Machinery, or ACM, was founded in 1947 as the worlds first scientific and educational computing society. ...


Partial bibliography

  • Edward M. Reingold and Nachum Dershowitz. Calendrical Calculations: The Millennium Edition. Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (2001). ISBN 0-521-77752-6

 
 

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