Cliff Jones (computer scientist)

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Cliff Jones
Born (1944-06-01) 1 June 1944 (age 77)
Nationality British
Institutions University of Manchester
Newcastle University
Alma mater University of Oxford
Doctoral advisor C. A. R. Hoare

Clifford "Cliff" B. Jones (born 1 June 1944) is a British computer scientist, specializing in research into formal methods. He undertook a late DPhil at the Oxford University Computing Laboratory (now the Oxford University Department of Computer Science) under Tony Hoare, awarded in 1981. He also worked with Dines Bjørner and others on the Vienna Development Method (VDM) at IBM in Vienna.

He was a professor at the University of Manchester, worked in industry at Harlequin for a period, and is now a Professor of Computing Science at Newcastle University. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Formal Aspects of Computing journal.

As well as formal methods, he also has interests in interdisciplinary aspects of computer science and the history of computer science.[1][2]


Jones has authored and edited many books:[3]


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