David H. D. Warren
|David H. D. Warren|
|Alma mater||University of Edinburgh|
|Known for||Warren Abstract Machine|
Quintus Computer Systems
University of Bristol
|Thesis||Applied Logic - Its Use and Implementation as Programming Tool (1977)|
|Doctoral advisor||Donald Michie|
David H. D. Warren is a computer scientist who worked primarily on logic programming and in particular the programming language Prolog in the 1970s and 1980s. Warren wrote the first compiler for Prolog, and the Warren Abstract Machine execution environment for Prolog is named after him.
Early life and education
He founded the company Quintus Computer Systems in 1983 with William Kornfeld, Lawrence Byrd, Fernando Pereira and Cuthbert Hurd to commercialize the Prolog compiler. Quintus was sold to Intergraph Corporation in 1989.
- "Applied logic : its use and implementation as a programming tool". 1978 – via Edinburgh Research Archive.
- David H. D. Warren at the Mathematics Genealogy Project -- (accessed 10 August 2014)
- "David H.D. Warren". Alumnus of the Artificial Intelligence Center. Artificial Intelligence Center. Retrieved 2010-05-26.
- Nils J. Nilsson (1984). "Introduction to the COMTEX Microfiche Edition of the SRI Artificial Intelligence Center Technical Notes". AI Magazine. 5 (1). p. 49.
- The Artificial intelligence report. Artificial Intelligence Publications. 1983.
- David E. Weisberg (2008). "Intergraph". The Engineering Design Revolution:The People, Companies and Computer Systems That Changed Forever the Practice of Engineering (PDF). Retrieved 26 May 2010.
- "Traffic patterns in a scalable multiprocessor through transputer emulation". IEEE. Retrieved 2012-03-16.
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