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William Pugh

For the 17th century Welsh poet, see Gwilym Puw.
Bill Pugh
Born (1960-06-14) June 14, 1960
Fields Computer Science, Software Engineering
Institutions University of Maryland, College Park
Alma mater Cornell University
Thesis Incremental computation and the incremental evaluation of functional programs (1988)
Doctoral advisor Ray "Tim" Teitelbaum
Doctoral students Jeremy Manson
Known for Skiplist, FindBugs
Website
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William Worthington "Bill" Pugh Jr. (born 1960) is an American computer scientist who invented the skip list and the Omega test for deciding Presburger arithmetic. He was the co-author of the static code analysis tool FindBugs, and was highly influential in the development of the current memory model of the Java language together with his PhD student Jeremy Manson.

Since 2012, he is professor emeritus of computer science at the University of Maryland, College Park, and also sits on the technical advisory board for Fortify Software.

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