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) and Programming in Lua, Second Edition (ISBN 85-903798-2-5). He is also responsible for introducing Parsing Expression Grammars as a formalism over ad hoc regular expression structures.[1]


  1. ^ Ierusalimschy, R. (2009). "A Text Pattern-Matching Tool based on Parsing Expression Grammars". Software: Practice and Experience 39. pp. 221–258. 

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