Bruno Buchberger

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Bruno Buchberger
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Born (1942-10-22)October 22, 1942
Innsbruck
Alma mater University of Innsbruck
Known for Gröbner bases
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Scientific career
Fields Computer mathematics
Institutions
Thesis An Algorithm for Finding the Basis Elements of the Residue Class Ring Modulo a Zero-dimensional Polynomial Ideal[1] (1966)
Doctoral advisor Wolfgang Gröbner

Bruno Buchberger (born October 22, 1942 in Innsbruck) is Professor of Computer Mathematics at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. In his 1965 Ph.D. thesis, he created the theory of Gröbner bases,[2] and has developed this theory throughout his career. He named these objects after his advisor Wolfgang Gröbner. Since 1995, he is active in the Theorema project at the University of Linz.

In 1987 Buchberger founded and chaired the Research Institute for Symbolic Computation (RISC) at Johannes Kepler University. In 1985 he started the Journal of Symbolic Computation, which has now become the premier publication in the field of computer algebra.

Buchberger also conceived Softwarepark Hagenberg in 1989 and since then has been directing the expansion of this Austrian technology park for software.

In 2014 he became a member of the Global Digital Mathematical Library Working Group [3] of the IMU.

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  1. ^ Bruno Buchberger at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. ^ Abramson, Michael P. (2009). "Historical background to Gröbner's paper". ACM Communications in Computer Algebra. 43 (1/2). 
  3. ^ The Global Digital Mathematical Library Working Group
  4. ^ Editor, ÖGV. (2015). Wilhelm Exner Medal. Austrian Trade Association. ÖGV. Austria.
  5. ^ ACM Honors Innovator of Automated Tools for Mathematics; Bruno Buchberger Developed Algorithm Used in Computer Algebra to Solve Problems in Computer Science, Engineering, Science[permanent dead link]

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