Niklaus Wirth - a Pioneer of Computer Science
Gustav Pomberger, Hanspeter Mössenböck, Peter Rechenberg
Niklaus Wirth is one of the most influential scientists of the early computer age. His ideas and especially his programming languages have shaped gen-erations of programmers worldwide. This paper tries to acknowledge the sci-entific achievements of Niklaus Wirth and to honor him as a person. A small part of the paper is also devoted to Wirth's influence on computer science at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz.
Published in Laszlo Böszörmeny, Jürg Gutknecht, Gustav Pomberger:
The School of Niklaus Wirth. dpunkt.verlag, 2000, ISBN 1-55860-723-4