Tom Anderson rises to #1! Hank Levy and Brian Bershad remain in the top 5. Ed Lazowska clings by his fingernails to #10. What’s the methodology? We don’t give a rip — we think it’s fantastic, whatever it is. Let Berkeley, MIT, Stanford, and CMU delve into it! Check it out here. Cleaned-up pdf, saved for posterity, here.
( Hal Perkins’s observation on the value of citation statistics as a measure of scientific worth: “Some Turing Award winners on that list: Liskov at 34, Lampson at 38, Gray at 43, Dijkstra at 210, Knuth at 372, Hoare at 399.”)