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Michael Fredman

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Nationality  U.S.
Fields  Computer Science
Education  Stanford University

Name  Michael Fredman
Institutions  Rutgers University
Doctoral advisor  Donald Knuth
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Thesis  Growth Properties of a Class of Recursively Defined Functions (1972)
Doctoral students  Michael Fellows Bing Xiao Haripriyan Hampapuram John Iacono Amr Elmasry

Michael Lawrence Fredman is a professor at the Computer Science Department at Rutgers University, United States. He earned his Ph.D. degree from Stanford University in 1972 under the supervision of Donald Knuth. He was a member of the mathematics department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1974 to 1976. and of the Computer Science and Engineering department at the University of California, San Diego until 1992. Among his contributions to computer science are the development of the Fibonacci heap in a joint work with Robert Tarjan, the transdichotomous model of integer computing with Dan Willard, and the proof of a lower bound showing that Θ(n log n) is the optimal time for solving Klee's measure problem in a joint work with Bruce Weide.


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