Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
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)