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Edsger W. Dijkstra: a Commemoration

@article{Apt2021EdsgerWD,
  title={Edsger W. Dijkstra: a Commemoration},
  author={K. Apt and C. Hoare},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2104.03392}
}
This article is a multiauthored portrait of Edsger Wybe Dijkstra that consists of testimonials written by several friends, colleagues, and students of his. It provides unique insights into his personality, working style and habits, and his influence on other computer scientists, as a researcher, teacher, and mentor. 

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