Vernor Vinge
#3491 Overall Influence

Vernor Vinge

American mathematician, computer scientist, and science fiction writer

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Vernor Steffen Vinge is an American science fiction author and retired professor. He taught mathematics and computer science at San Diego State University. He is the first wide-scale popularizer of the technological singularity concept and perhaps the first to present a fictional "cyberspace". He has won the Hugo Award for his novels and novellas A Fire Upon the Deep , A Deepness in the Sky , Rainbows End , Fast Times at Fairmont High , and The Cookie Monster .

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University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Diego

Public university in La Jolla, California, United States

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Michigan State University
Michigan State University

Public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States

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San Diego State University
San Diego State University

Public research university in San Diego, USA

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#298 World Rank #169 USA Rank
Computer Science
#2941 World Rank #784 USA Rank
Mathematics
#12272 World Rank #2695 USA Rank
Literature