Peter Norton

1943 - Today

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Peter Norton (born November 14, 1943) is an American programmer, software publisher, author, and philanthropist. He is best known for the computer programs and books that bear his name and portrait. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Norton has received more than 365,341 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Norton is the 98th most popular computer scientist (down from 94th in 2019), the 5,931st most popular biography from United States (down from 5,198th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular American Computer Scientist.

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  • 370k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among computer scientists, Peter Norton ranks 98 out of 205Before him are Arthur Samuel, Ed Roberts, David A. Huffman, Geoffrey Hinton, Eugene Kaspersky, and Eugene Garfield. After him are Kenneth E. Iverson, Joseph Sifakis, Paul G. Comba, Yukihiro Matsumoto, Ivar Jacobson, and Abraham Lempel.

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Among people born in 1943, Peter Norton ranks 364Before him are Isabel-Clara Simó, Clément Mouamba, Sharon Gless, Antonio Juliano, Arturo Ripstein, and John Miles. After him are Johnny Hansen, Manfred Eicher, Oleg Vidov, Bob Hite, Raúl Cubas Grau, and Andrej Bajuk.

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Among people born in United States, Peter Norton ranks 5,931 out of 15,968Before him are Kenneth Noland (1924), Amiri Baraka (1934), Richard Marx (1963), Damon Knight (1922), R. J. Palacio (1963), and Eugene Garfield (1925). After him are J. Lawton Collins (1896), Melissa Mathison (1950), Meredith Monk (1942), Arlene Dahl (1925), Rosa Ponselle (1897), and Forest Ray Moulton (1872).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Peter Norton ranks 62Before him are Ruth Teitelbaum (1924), Alan Shugart (1930), Arthur Samuel (1901), Ed Roberts (1941), David A. Huffman (1925), and Eugene Garfield (1925). After him are Jack Dorsey (1976), Richard E. Stearns (1936), James H. Clark (1944), Bill Joy (1954), John Hopcroft (1939), and John L. Hennessy (1952).