Ralph Johnson (computer scientist)
|Ralph E. Johnson|
|Born||October 7, 1955|
|Occupation||Research Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|Website||Ralph E. Johnson homepage|
Ralph E. Johnson is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a co-author of the influential computer science textbook Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, for which he won the 2010 ACM SIGSOFT Outstanding Research Award.
Johnson was an early pioneer in the Smalltalk community and is a continued supporter of the language. He has held several executive roles at the ACM Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Applications conference OOPSLA. He initiated the popular OOPSLA Design Fest workshop.
- "Johnson Wins 2010 ACM SIGSOFT Outstanding Research Award Department of Computer Science at Illinois". Retrieved 16 August 2014.
- Ralph Johnson's blog
- Ralph E. Johnson homepage
- Interview with Ralph Johnson from OOPSLA 2009, discussing Parallel Programming Patterns
- Presentation on a Pattern Language for Parallel Programming from QCon London 2010
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