Peter Shor

1959 - Today

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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 252,339 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Peter Shor is the 152nd most popular computer scientist, the 9,471st most popular biography from United States (down from 8,087th in 2019) and the 90th most popular American Computer Scientist.

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Among computer scientists, Peter Shor ranks 152 out of 205Before him are Paul Graham, Alan Cox, Sugata Mitra, Ralph Merkle, Martin Fowler, and Robert Tappan Morris. After him are Edmund M. Clarke, Hal Abelson, Silvio Micali, Grady Booch, Sudha Murty, and Bertrand Meyer.

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Among people born in 1959, Peter Shor ranks 362Before him are Andreas Eschbach, Dennis Chambers, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Richard LaGravenese, Gelindo Bordin, and Jon Oliva. After him are Nirmala Sitharaman, Anne Smith, Clint Howard, Zoé Valdés, Vladimir Yashchenko, and Susanna Clarke.

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Among people born in United States, Peter Shor ranks 9,471 out of 15,968Before him are Jon Oliva (1959), Adam Silver (1962), Donald Petrie (1954), Jeff Stryker (1962), Bobby Heenan (1944), and T.I. (1980). After him are David Paterson (1954), Edmund M. Clarke (1945), Buddy Adler (1906), Randy Spears (1961), Bobbie Gentry (1942), and Alfred Francis Russell (1817).


Among computer scientists born in United States, Peter Shor ranks 90Before him are Shafi Goldwasser (1958), Hans Reiser (1963), Kevin Systrom (1983), Kent Beck (1961), Ralph Merkle (1952), and Robert Tappan Morris (1965). After him are Edmund M. Clarke (1945), Grady Booch (1955), James Rumbaugh (1947), Andy Hertzfeld (1953), Annie Easley (1933), and Brewster Kahle (1960).