James Noble (computer scientist)

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James Noble
Residence Wellington, New Zealand
Alma mater Victoria University of Wellington
Awards
Scientific career
Fields
Institutions Victoria University of Wellington
Thesis  (1996)
Website ecs.victoria.ac.nz/Main/JamesNoble

James Noble is Professor of Computer Science at the Victoria University of Wellington. He was the 2016 winner of the Dahl-Nygaard Prize.[1]

Noble is a Fellow of the Institute of IT Professionals of New Zealand, a Member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the British Computer Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He held a James Cook Research Fellowship from the Royal Society of New Zealand in 2015 and 2016. Noble is the founding Editor-In-Chief of the journal Transactions on Pattern Languages of Programming (published by Springer).

Noble has a world-leading reputation for his work on object-orientation. He has published over 300 papers.[2] He is known for his pioneering work in programming language design, especially through his contributions to novel type systems such as ownership types and pluggable types. He has contributed to object-oriented and aspect-oriented approaches to software design, design patterns and the analysis of software corpus, software visualisation and visual languages, user interaction and agile development methodologies.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The AITO Dahl-Nygaard Prize". Aito.org. 2013-09-30. Retrieved 2017-01-21. 
  2. ^ "James Noble". Homepages.ecs.vuw.ac.nz. Retrieved 2017-01-21. 
  3. ^ "The AITO Dahl-Nygaard Prize Winners for 2016". Aito.org. Retrieved 2017-01-21.