Vernor Vinge

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American mathematician, computer scientist, and science fiction writer

Why Is Vernor Vinge Influential?

According to Wikipedia, 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 .

Vernor Vinge's Published Works

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What Are Vernor Vinge's Academic Contributions?

Vernor Vinge is most known for their academic work in the field of computer science. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of mathematics and literature.

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