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Haskell Brooks Curry

Birthplace: Millis, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in State College, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States
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Son of Samuel Silas Curry and Anna Curry

Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Haskell B. Curry


Haskell Brooks Curry (September 12, 1900 – September 1, 1982) was an American mathematician and logician. Curry is best known for his work in combinatory logic; while the initial concept of combinatory logic was based on a single paper by Moses Schönfinkel, much of the development was done by Curry. Curry is also known for Curry's paradox and the Curry–Howard correspondence. There are three programming languages named after him, Haskell, Brooks and Curry, as well as the concept of currying, a technique used for transforming functions in mathematics and computer science.

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September 12, 1900
Millis, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
September 1, 1982
Age 81
State College, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States