Klaus Samelson

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Klaus SamelsonName: Klaus Samelson

Born: December 21, 1918, in Strasbourg, Alsace,France

Death: May 25, 1980 (Age: 62)

Computer-related contributions

  • German mathematician, physicist, and computer pioneer in the area of programming language translation and push-pop stack algorithms for sequential formula translation on computers.
  • Played a key role in the design of ALGOL 58 and ALGOL 60.

Significant publications

  • The Munich Project CIP: Volume I (1986).
  • The problem of a common language, especially for scientific numeral work (1959).