Peter Shor

1959 - Today

Peter Shor

Peter Williston Shor (born August 14, 1959) is an American professor of applied mathematics at MIT. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Shor has received more than 188,050 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 153rd most popular computer scientist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 190k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among computer scientists, Peter Shor ranks 152 out of 187Before him are Martin Fowler, Alan Cox, Silvio Micali, Ed Boon, Ian Murdock, and Andy Hertzfeld. After him are Ralph Merkle, Adele Goldberg, Paul Graham, Erich Gamma, E. Allen Emerson, and Vitalik Buterin.

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Among people born in 1959, Peter Shor ranks 337Before him are Lutz Dombrowski, Rahm Emanuel, Michael Spindelegger, Daniel Xuereb, Michael Barratt, and James LoMenzo. After him are Ken Kirzinger, Susanna Clarke, Alexandre Guimarães, Jari Puikkonen, Rick Carlisle, and Tomislav Karamarko.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Shor ranks 8,096 out of 12,171Before him are Ray Collins (1889), James LoMenzo (1959), Roberta Williams (1953), Tom Watson (1949), Joseph Polchinski (1954), and Naya Rivera (1987). After him are Jason Wiles (1970), Bill Hader (1978), Sally Struthers (1947), Jane Colden (1724), William Cameron Townsend (1896), and Willie Davenport (1943).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Peter Shor ranks 82Before him are Shafi Goldwasser (1958), Grady Booch (1955), Anita Borg (1949), Jack Dorsey (1976), Ed Boon (1964), and Andy Hertzfeld (1953). After him are Ralph Merkle (1952), Adele Goldberg (1945), E. Allen Emerson (1954), Bram Cohen (1975), Brewster Kahle (1960), and Hans Reiser (1963).

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