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A.M. Turing Award

John Backus

Citation
For profound, influential, and lasting contributions to the design of practical high-level programming systems, notably through his work on FORTRAN, and for seminal publication of formal procedures for the specification of programming languages.

ACM/A.M. Turing Award. Last Update: February 5, 1999 by Patrick J. De Blasi
 
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