[TUHS] In Memoriam: Per Brinch Hansen

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Tue Jul 31 11:10:00 AEST 2018

On 2018-07-30 8:40 PM, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> [ I've always posted these to TUHS with no objections, so I have no idea
> whether COFF would be a better forum; feel free to spank me (I might
> even enjoy it!) ]
> We lost Per Brinch Hansen, a computer scientist, on this day in 2007. 
> He specialised in operating systems and concurrent programming, and
> wrote the classic book "Operating System Principles" which was published
> in six languages for decades.  He also wrote another book "The
> Architecture of Concurrent Programs" which demonstrated an entire
> operating system written in Concurrent Pascal (much like the Lions'
> books on Unix).

His anthology "Classic Operating Systems" is also an informative read
and I think can be found online.


> -- Dave

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