James Wilkinson

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
James Wilkinson

Name: James Hardy Wilkinson

Born: September 27, 1919, in Strood, England

Death: October 5, 1986 (Age: 67)

Computer-related contributions

  • English scientist, mathematician, prominent figure in the field of numerical analysis and discoverer of many significant algorithms.

Honors and awards

  • Turing Award (1970).
  • J. H. Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software is named in his honor.