Carl August Zehnder sorgte dafür, dass
az Aargauer ZeitungCarl August Zehnder sorgte dafür, dass Informatik zum Schulfach wurde – jetzt ...az Aargauer ZeitungDort wirkten die Professoren Heinz Rutishauser und Peter Läuchli sowie der spätere Turing-Preisträger, Niklaus Wirth, der unter anderem die Programmiersprache Pascal erfand. 1970 wurde er Assistenzprofessor, 1979 ordentlicher Professor. Carl August ...
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 8:40 pm
The State of Commercial Real Estate
cre.techThe State of Commercial Real Estate Marketing Technologycre.techHi Franco, The most important aspect of transaction management is the appraisal of the investment. At present, brokers have to use Excel, which is time-consuming and error-prone, or one of the black-boxes like Argus that is arduous, slow and opaque.and more »
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 12:53 pm
History of Programming Languages: C
History of Programming Languages: C Language, BASIC and BeyondEdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher EducationAfter BASIC, in the early 1970s, Niklaus Wirth developed Pascal, another language meant to solely be a tool to teach students computer programming concepts. “This language was not really developed to be used for anything other than teaching students ...
Posted on 24 June 2017 | 2:04 am
NSF-funded ACM Turing awardees: A look at 50
NSF-funded ACM Turing awardees: A look at 50 years of computing's greatest visionariesNational Science Foundation (press release)This year marks 50 years of the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the highest distinction in computer science, often regarded as the "Nobel Prize of Computing." Since 1966, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has recognized on an annual basis ...
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 2:02 pm
Wirth's Law - Seeking Alpha
Seeking AlphaWirth's LawSeeking AlphaWirth's law, also known as Page's law, Gates' law and May's law, is a computing adage which states that software is getting slower more rapidly than hardware becomes faster. The law is named after Niklaus Wirth, who discussed it in his 1995 paper, "A ...
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 6:53 am
Old computer programming languages that
Named For: Mathematician Blaise Pascal. Inventor: Niklaus Wirth. Peak Years: 1980s. Main Use: Arguably the most widely used descendant of Algol, it was used mostly for teaching and the development of software for early Apple computers. Microsoft’s widely ...
Posted on 23 June 2015 | 8:26 pm
The Old Coding Languages That Refuse to Die
Named For: Mathematician Blaise Pascal. Inventor: Niklaus Wirth. Peak Years: 1980s. Main Use: Arguably the most widely used descendant of ALGOL, it was used mostly for teaching and the development of software for early Apple computers. Borland’s widely ...
Posted on 23 June 2015 | 4:20 am
What is Programming Language? What are some
It was also the first language with a formal grammar. Pascal: Pascal was begun in 1968 by Niklaus Wirth. Its development was mainly out of necessity for a good teaching tool. C: C was developed in 1972 by Dennis Ritchie while working at Bell Labs in New ...
Posted on 20 May 2015 | 8:37 pm
HP should save the enterprise from Windows 8
Windows 8 and its new Metro interface has been the pinnacle of this ... To take a quote from Wikipedia: "Niklaus Wirth has summed up the situation in Wirth's Law, which states that software speed is decreasing more quickly than hardware speed is increasing".
Posted on 6 July 2012 | 7:41 pm
Why are all programming languages in
Last week I was at the CSTA Computer Science & Information Technology ... other English as a first language speakers who are doing this. Niklaus Wirth who designed PASCAL among other languages was Swiss. No doubt he could have used any one of several ...
Posted on 20 July 2011 | 12:50 pm