Walter F. Tichy

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Walter F. Tichy
Born (1952-04-22) 22 April 1952 (age 66)
Bad Reichenhall, Germany
Residence Germany
Nationality German
Alma mater Technische Universität München, Carnegie Mellon University
Known for RCS
Scientific career
Fields Software engineering
Institutions Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisor A. Nico Habermann[1]

Walter F. Tichy (born April 22, 1952 in Bad Reichenhall) is a German computer scientist. He is professor of computer science at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany where he teaches classes in software engineering.

To the larger software development community he is best known as the initial developer of the RCS revision control system. However, he has also written highly cited works on experimental software engineering, the string-to-string correction problem, software configuration management, and extreme programming.[2]


  1. ^ "Computer Science Ph.D. Awards by Advisor". Carnegie-Mellon University. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  2. ^ Google scholar profile, retrieved 2015-08-03.

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