Nobel Prize of Computer Science

Microsoft’s researcher wins the “Noble Prize” of computer science.The Noble Prize of computer science is given to Leslie Lamport who is the guy behind the scene.Turing award is the highest honor in computer science.Leslie Lamport is an American computer scientist who is currently working at Microsoft as a researcher.He is known for his remarkable work in Distributed systems and also the initial developer of the document preparation system a.k.a Latex.He is man behind “the Bakery Algorithm” which is basically a new solution to Dijkstra’s Concurrent Programming Problem.

In 2013, Lamport becomes the fifth scientist from Microsoft Research to have won Nobel Prize of Computer Science which is called Turing award.The award itself considered the highest honor in computer science.The prize money awarded to Lamport is about $250,000.Intel and Google both contributed in the award money.

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