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Nicholas Pippenger (–1947)

Author of Theories of Computability

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Nicholas Pippenger (b. 1947) is a computer scientist and author of Theories of Computability (1997). He is a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College. Pippenger acquired his first bachelor's degree at Shimer College, where he enrolled through early entrance, and his doctorate at MIT. Pippenger is known for his work on the foundations of computer science, including issues of complexity, computability and communication theory. He is a Fellow of the ACM, the IEEE, and the Royal Society of Canada. (from Shimer College Wiki)
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