C.A.R. Hoare

  • Gerard O’Regan


Charles Anthony Richard (C.A.R. or Tony) Hoare is a British computer scientist who has made fundamental contributions to computing including the quicksort algorithm, the axiomatic approach to program semantics and programming constructs for concurrency.


Programming Language Axiomatic Approach Total Correctness Communicate Sequential Process Denotational Semantic 
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  1. [Hor:69]
    Hoare CAR (1969) An axiomatic basis for computer programming. Commun ACM 12(10):576–585MATHCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. [Hor:85]
    Hoare CAR (1985) Communicating sequential processes, Prentice Hall international series in computer science. Prentice Hall, Englewood CliffsMATHGoogle Scholar
  3. [ORg:06]
    O’Regan G (2006) Mathematical approaches to software quality. Springer, LondonMATHGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerard O’Regan
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  1. 1.SQC ConsultingMallow, CorkIreland

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