Donald Ervin Knuth (born January 10, 1938) is an American computer scientist, mathematician, and Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. He is the author of the multi-volume work The Art of Computer Programming and the creator of the TeX computer typesetting system.
Usually, computer science papers describe algorithms in Algol-like pseudolanguage, similar to Pascal or even C/C++. But Donald Knuth uses his own assembly language (MMIX). Are there any good known ...
I don't hate using assembly language, since I have written some in my os course. But obviously, assembly language lacks abstraction, you have to pay more attention to the details. Is assembly ...
I am a CS student, and am really astonished that I didn't know about Donald Knuth and his TAoCP. Now that I do, I really look forward to diving into it. Would going for the entire volume 4 be a good ...
After the preface to The Art of Computer Programming is the Procedure for Reading This Set of Books. Step 4 is to begin reading Chapter N, with the specific instruction to "not read the quotations ...
I recently made the investment in the newly-printed four-volume set of Donald Knuth's The Art of Computer Programming. Like this poster, I probably do not have the time right now to read the entire ...