Nikolay Brusentsov

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Nikolay Brusentsov
Пионер советской вычислительной техники Н.П.Брусенцов, 10.2009.jpg
Born (1925-02-07)February 7, 1925
Kamianske Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Died December 4, 2014(2014-12-04) (aged 89)
Moscow, Russia
Residence  Soviet Union
Alma mater Moscow Power Engineering Institute
Scientific career
Fields Mathematical Cybernetics
Institutions Moscow State University

Nikolay Petrovich Brusentsov (Russian: Никола́й Петро́вич Брусенцо́в; 7 February 1925 in Kamenskoe, Ukrainian SSR – 4 December 2014) was a computer scientist, most famous for having built a (balanced) ternary computer, Setun, together with Sergei Sobolev in 1958.[1][2] In 1970 he design Setun 70, implementing principles which were later proposed for the RISC architecture independently. He died on 4 December 2014.[3]

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  1. ^ Russian Virtual Computer Museum – Hall of Fame – Nikolay Petrovich Brusentsov, retrieved 2010-01-25.
  2. ^ Trogemann, Georg; Nitussov, Alexander Y.; Ernst, Wolfgang (2001), Computing in Russia: the history of computer devices and information technology revealed, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag, pp. 19, 55, 57, 91, 104–107, ISBN 978-3-528-05757-2.
  3. ^ НИКОЛАЙ ПЕТРОВИЧ БРУСЕНЦОВ (7 февраля 1925 – 4 декабря 2014) (in Russian)