Ronald V. Book
|Ronald V. Book|
|Born||March 5, 1937|
|Died||May 28, 1997 (aged 60)|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
|Thesis||Grammars with Time Functions|
|Doctoral advisor||Sheila Greibach|
|Known for||computational complexity theory, term rewriting systems, formal language theory|
Ronald Vernon Book (March 5 1937 – May 28, 1997 in Santa Barbara, California) worked in theoretical computer science. He published more than 150 papers in scientific journals. His papers are of great impact for computational complexity theory and term rewriting.
- Du, Ding-Zhu; Ko, Ker-I, eds. (1997), "A summary of Ronald V. Book's scientific research", Advances in Algorithms, Languages, and Complexity, Springer, pp. xv–xvii, doi:10.1007/978-1-4613-3394-4. See also listing of Book's publications, pp. xxiii–xxxiv
- Du, Ding-Zhu; Ko, Ker-I (1998), "In memoriam Ronald V. Book", Theoretical Computer Science, 207 (1): 1–3, doi:10.1016/s0304-3975(98)90025-1. See also foreword by Maurice Nivat, pp. xiii–xiv, and listing of Book's publications, pp. 5–11.
- McNaughton, Robert (1998), "Contributions of Ronald V Book to the theory of string-rewriting systems", Theoretical Computer Science, 207 (1): 13–23, doi:10.1016/s0304-3975(98)00053-x.
- "In memoriam: Ronald V. Book", Bulletin of the European Association of Theoretical Computer Science, 63: 292, 1997.