Ken Thompson

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Kenneth Thompson
Ken n dennis.jpg
Thompson (left) wi Dennis Ritchie.
Born (1943-02-04) Februar 4, 1943 (age 74)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Naitionality American
Fields Computer science
Institutions Bell Labs
Entrisphere, Inc
Google Inc.
Alma mater Varsity o Californie, Berkeley (B.S., 1965; M.S., 1966)
Kent for Unix
B (programmin leid)
Belle (chess machine)
UTF-8
Endgame tablebase
Go
Notable 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)

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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