Kenneth Lane Thompson

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ACM Software System Award

USA - 1983

UNIX

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Dennis M. Ritchie, Ken Thompson

For their development of generic operating systems theory and specifically for the implementation of the Unix operating system.

ACM A. M. Turing Award

USA - 1983

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With Dennis M. Ritchie, for their development of generic operating systems theory and specifically for the implementation of the UNIX operating system.

ACM Programming Systems and Languages Paper Award

USA - 1975

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The UNIX time-sharing system, Communications of the ACM, July 1974 (with Dennis M. Ritchie)