Ken Thompson

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Kenneth Thompson
Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie--1973.jpg
Thompson (left) wi Dennis Ritchie.
Born (1943-02-04) 4 Februar 1943 (age 76)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Naitionality American
Alma mater Varsity o Californie, Berkeley (B.S., 1965; M.S., 1966)
Kent for Unix
B (programmin leid)
Belle (chess machine)
Endgame tablebase
Awairds IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Awaird (1982)
Turing Awaird (1983)
Computer Pioneer Awaird (1994)
Computer History Museum Fellow (1997)[1]
Naitional Medal o Technology (1998)
Tsutomu Kanai Awaird (1999)
Japan Prize (2011)
Scientific career
Fields Computer science
Institutions Bell Labs
Entrisphere, Inc
Google Inc.

Kenneth Lane "Ken" Thompson (born Februar 4, 1943), commonly referred tae as ken in hacker circles,[2] is an American pioneer o computer science.

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