|Born||1956 (age 59–60)
|Alma mater||Oxford University|
|Thesis||A Mathematical Theory of Communicating Processes (1982)|
|Doctoral advisor||C. A. R. Hoare|
|Known for||Communicating Sequential Processes|
Andrew William "Bill" Roscoe is a Scottish computer scientist. He was Head of the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford from 2003 to 2014, and is a Professor of Computer Science. He is also a Fellow of University College, Oxford.
Professor Roscoe works in the area of concurrency theory, in particular the semantic underpinning of Communicating Sequential Processes (CSP) and the associated occam programming language with Sir Tony Hoare. He co-founded Formal Systems (Europe) Limited and worked on the algorithms for the Failures-Divergence Refinement (FDR) tool.
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