László Kalmár

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

László KalmárName: László Kalmár

Born: March 27, 1905

Death: August 2, 1976 (Age: 71)

Computer-related contributions

  • Hungarian mathematician and Professor at the University of Szeged.
  • Considered the founder of mathematical logic and theoretical Computer Science in Hungary.
  • Fields of interest in computer science included programming languages, automatic error correction, non-numerical applications of computers and the connection between computer science and mathematical logic.

Honors and awards

  • Awarded the Kossuth Prize (1950).
  • Elected to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1949).