Roberto Ierusalimschy

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Roberto Ierusalimschy speaking at the Lua Workshop Toulouse 2013

Roberto Ierusalimschy (born 1960) is an associate professor of informatics at PUC-Rio (Pontifical University in Rio de Janeiro). He is the leading architect of the Lua programming language and the author of Programming in Lua (ISBN 85-903798-1-7), Programming in Lua, Second Edition (ISBN 85-903798-2-5) and Programming in Lua, Third Edition (ISBN 85-903798-5-X). He is also responsible for introducing Parsing Expression Grammars as a formalism over ad hoc regular expression structures.[1]


  1. ^ Ierusalimschy, R. (2009). "Software: Practice and Experience" 39. pp. 221–258.  |chapter= ignored (help)

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