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Ronald V Book

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Name  Ronald Book
Alma mater  Harvard University

Fields  Computer Science
Doctoral advisor  Sheila Greibach
Thesis  Grammars with Time Functions
Known for  computational complexity theory, term rewriting systems, formal language theory
Died  May 28, 1997, Santa Barbara, California, United States
Books  String-rewriting systems, Currents in the Theory of Computing

Ronald Vernon Book (March 5 1937 – May 28, 1997 in Santa Barbara, California) worked in theoretical computer science. He published more than 150 papers in scientific journals. His papers are of great impact for computational complexity theory and term rewriting.

Additional reading

  • Du, Ding-Zhu; Ko, Ker-I, eds. (1997), "A summary of Ronald V. Book's scientific research", Advances in Algorithms, Languages, and Complexity, Springer, pp. xv–xvii, doi:10.1007/978-1-4613-3394-4 . See also listing of Book's publications, pp. xxiii–xxxiv
  • Du, Ding-Zhu; Ko, Ker-I (1998), "In memoriam Ronald V. Book", Theoretical Computer Science, 207 (1): 1–3, doi:10.1016/s0304-3975(98)90025-1 . See also foreword by Maurice Nivat, pp. xiii–xiv, and listing of Book's publications, pp. 5–11.
  • McNaughton, Robert (1998), "Contributions of Ronald V Book to the theory of string-rewriting systems", Theoretical Computer Science, 207 (1): 13–23, doi:10.1016/s0304-3975(98)00053-x .
  • "In memoriam: Ronald V. Book", Bulletin of the European Association of Theoretical Computer Science, 63: 292, 1997 .
  • References

    Ronald V. Book Wikipedia