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2015 年的 Turing Award 由 Whitfield Diffie 與 Martin E. Hellman 獲得

從紐約時報看到今年的 Turing Award 由 Whitfield Diffie 與 Martin E. Hellman 獲得:「Cryptography Pioneers Win Turing Award」。在 Turing Award 官網上也可以看到對應的說明。 Diffie–Hellman key exchange 是全世界第一個 (1976 年) 在公開頻道上建立 shared secret 的演算法,直到現在都還廣泛的被使用,可以防禦被動式的監聽攻擊: The Diffie–Hellman key exchange method allows two parties that have no prior … Continue reading

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2014 年 Turing Award 得主:Michael Stonebraker

今年的 Turing Award 頒給了在資料庫領域上有重要貢獻的 Michael Stonebraker: For fundamental contributions to the concepts and practices underlying modern database systems. ACM 的頁面上列了不少成就,比較熟的是 PostgreSQL,他是 PostgreSQL 發展重要的關鍵人物:(出自維基百科「PostgreSQL」條目) PostgreSQL evolved from the Ingres project at the University of California, Berkeley. In 1982 the leader of … Continue reading

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Google 資助圖靈獎 (Turing Award) 獎金至百萬美金

計算機科學領域裡的最高獎項,Turing Award,在 Google 的資助下,獎金從本來的 25 萬美金提升到百萬美金,ACM 的公告在這邊:「Google to Provide All Funding for Most Prestigious Award in Computing」。 諾貝爾獎的獎金是八百萬瑞典客朗,剛好大約是百萬美金 (約 USD$1.08M)。 這則新聞剛好跟「The Man Who Made the UK Say “I’m Sorry For What We Did To Turing.”」這篇報導一起看。

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Leslie Lamport 拿下 2013 年圖靈獎 (Turing Award)

Leslie Lamport - A.M. Turing Award Winner: For fundamental contributions to the theory and practice of distributed and concurrent systems, notably the invention of concepts such as causality and logical clocks, safety and liveness, replicated state machines, and sequential consistency. … Continue reading

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