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SCS Faculty: ACM Awards
Donald E. Knuth Prize
– The Knuth Prize is jointly presented by the ACM Special Interest
Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory (SIGACT) and the IEEE Computer
Society Technical Committee on the Mathematical Foundations of Computing (TCMF).
The Knuth Prize is named in honor of Donald Knuth of Stanford University who
has been called the father of the analysis of algorithms. The prize
is presented annually in recognition of outstanding contributions
to the foundations of computer science.