Michael Burrows


Michael Burrows

Michael Burrows (born circa 1963) is widely known as the creator of the Burrows–Wheeler transform. He also was, with Louis Monier, one of the two main creators of AltaVista.[1] He did his first degree in Electronic Engineering with Computer Science at University College London. He then went on to do his PhD in the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, where he was a member of Churchill College. Burrows has worked for Microsoft,[2] and now works for Google.[3] Burrows was born in Britain, and now lives in the United States, though he has chosen not to become an American citizen.

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