Rudolf Bayer

Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope
Rudolf Bayer

Name: 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).