Rudolf Bayer

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Rudolf BayerName: Rudolf Bayer

Born: May 7, 1939

Computer related contributions

  • German computer scientist.
  • Professor emeritus of Informatics at the Technical University of Munich.
  • Known for inventing three data sorting structures: the B-tree, UB-tree, and the red-black tree.

Honors and awards

  • Elected as a fellow of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (2005)
  • ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award (2001)
  • Cross of Merit, First class (1999)