Roberto Ierusalimschy

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Roberto Ierusalimschy
Robert Ierusalimschy at the Lua Workshop 2013.jpg
Roberto Ierusalimschy speaking at the Lua Workshop Toulouse 2013
Born (1960-05-21) May 21, 1960 (age 56)
Known for Lua

Roberto Ierusalimschy (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁoˈbɛʁtu jeɾuzaˈlĩski]; born May 21, 1960) is an associate professor of informatics at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). He is the leading architect of the Lua programming language and the author of Programming in Lua (ISBN 85-903798-1-7), Programming in Lua, Second Edition (ISBN 85-903798-2-5), Programming in Lua, Third Edition (ISBN 85-903798-5-X) and Programming in Lua, Fourth Edition (ISBN 978-8590379867). He is also responsible for creating a Lua library for implementing parsing expression grammars.[1]


  1. ^ Ierusalimschy, R. (2009). "A Text Pattern-Matching Tool based on Parsing Expression Grammars". Software: Practice and Experience. 39: 221–258. doi:10.1002/spe.892. 

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