Noam Chomsky

  • From:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Year:

    1999

  • Subject:

    Computer and Cognitive Science

  • Award:

    Benjamin Franklin Medal

  • Citation:

    For his contributions to the world of linguistics and their effects on computer science, and insight into human thought processes.

Noam Chomsky, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, developed a system of linguistic analysis that is the basis for computer languages. His work has also provided insight into the processes of human thought.

​Information as of 1999