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List of notable or famous computer scientists from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top computer scientists born in Germany and even some popular computer scientists who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German computer scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These computer scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known computer scientist from Germany is included when available.

This list includes Michael O. Rabin, Andy Bechtolsheim and more.

This historic computer scientists from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German computer scientists of note?" and "Who are the most famous computer scientists from Germany?" These prominent computer scientists of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German computer scientists.

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Alexander Strehl is a computer scientist, management consultant and business school professor. His areas of expertise are business software, enterprise resource planning, business intelligence, strategies, personalization, artificial intelligence, cluster analysis, and data mining. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University Of Texas At Austin, was the creator of cluster ensembles, a director of flatfox AG, and a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. He is currently teaching at the University of Aalen and serves as an independent industry consultant. ...more

Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany

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Andy Bechtolsheim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Computer Scientists from Germany
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Andreas "Andy" von Bechtolsheim is an electrical engineer who co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 and was its chief hardware designer. He later became an investor, writing the first major cheque to fund Google, and starting several computer networking companies. ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: Ammersee, Germany

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Arnold Schönhage is a German mathematician and computer scientist. Schönhage was professor at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, and also in Tübingen and Konstanz. He now lives near Bonn. Together with Volker Strassen he developed the Schönhage–Strassen algorithm for fast integer multiplication that has a run-time of O. Schönhage designed and implemented together with Andreas F. W. Grotefeld and Ekkehart Vetter a multitape Turing machine, called TP, in software. The machine is programmed in TPAL, an assembler language. They implemented numerous numerical algorithms including the Schönhage–Strassen algorithm on this machine. ...more

Age: 83

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Bernhard Nebel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Computer Scientists from Germany
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Bernhard Nebel, born on 6 May 1956, is a German Artificial Intelligence scientist. He is a full professor at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg where he holds the chair for foundations of Artificial Intelligence. Bernhard Nebel received his Diploma degree from the University of Hamburg in 1980 and his Doctorate from the Saarland University in 1989. His thesis advisor was Wolfgang Wahlster. Between 1982 and 1993 he worked on different AI projects at the University of Hamburg, the Technical University of Berlin, ISI/USC, IBM Germany, and the German Research Center for AI. From 1993 to 1996 he held an associate professor position at the University of Ulm. Since 1996 he is full professor at ...more

Age: 61

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