Peter Naur
#4771 Overall Influence

Peter Naur

Danish computer scientist


Why is this person notable and influential?

Peter Naur was a Danish computer science pioneer and Turing award winner. He is best known as a contributor, with John Backus, to the Backus–Naur form notation used in describing the syntax for most programming languages. He also contributed to creating the language ALGOL 60.

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University of Copenhagen

Public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark

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#16 World Rank
Computer Science
#3191 World Rank