... outstanding contributions in Mathematical Aspects of Information Sciences including:
- All mathematical aspects of computer science, including complexity theory, logic of programming languages, analysis of algorithms, cryptography, computer vision, pattern recognition, information processing and modelling of intelligence.
- Scientific computing and numerical analysis. Computational aspects of optimization and control theory. Computer algebra.
The prize is financed by the University of Helsinki. The recipient must be under 40 years of age.
1982 Robert Tarjan
1986 Leslie Valiant
1990 A A Razborov
1994 Avi Wigderson
1998 Peter W Shor
2002 Madhu Sudan
2006 Jon Kleinberg
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