Fellow
United States – 1994
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For the design and implementation of TEX, an innovative tool for the computer composition of documents of high typographical quality.

ACM Software System Award
TeX United States – 1986
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Donald E. Knuth

For the design and implementation of TeX, an innovative tool for the computer composition of documents of high typographical quality.

ACM A. M. Turing Award
United States – 1974
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For his major contributions to the analysis of algorithms and the design of programming languages, and in particular for his contributions to the "art of computer programming" through his well-known books in a continuous series by this title.

ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award
United States – 1971
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For the publication in 1968 (at age 30) of Volume I of his monumental treatise "The Art of Computer Programming.