Edsger W. Dijkstra: a Commemoration, Krzysztof R. Apt and Tony Hoare, eds

Memories of many men about EWD. He’s well known, of course, for his eponymous algorithm (and was worried that that is all he will be remembered for!), but was so much more. There are many threads that I want to follow up on, and a few things that jumped out at me

  • The importance of writing well. 
  • The Tuesday Afternoon Club
  • All references in this paper start with 0
  • He didn’t use a computer (he was gifted one but just kept it in his bookshelf)!

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