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Female Red-eyed Underleaf(Teratophthalma maenades) photographed by Tony Hoare. Teratophthalma maenades is distributed from Colombia to Peru on the eastern side of the Andes

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#Quicksort or partition-exchange sort is aptly named because, when properly implemented, it is the fastest known general-purpose in-memory sorting algorithm in the average case. Quick sort is a sorting algorithm developed by Tony Hoare that, on average, makes O(n log n) comparisons to sort n items. http://blog.geekboots.com/2014/11/quick-sort.html

Advice for Ph.D. students from Tony Hoare

At the International Summer School Marktoberdorf Tony Hoare was asked to give the talk at the closing session. He gave a lot of advices for Ph.D. students,…

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"There are two methods in software design. One is to make the program so simple, there are obviously no errors. The other is to make it so complicated, there are no obvious errors.", Tony Hoare

Tony Hoare, Faye Atkinson, Margaret Gmoser and Chic Scott on thier 19-day expedition from Jasper to Lake Louise.

Tony Hoare Doctor Honoris Causa por la Universidad Complutense

Tony Hoare Doctor Honoris Causa por la Universidad Complutense / David de Frutos + Ricardo Peña + El Año de Turing blog [http://blogs.elpais.com/turing] + @elpais_sociedad | #science