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Stephen Cole Kleene
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Born: January 5, 1909

Died: January 25, 1994 (aged 85)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Mathematician

Bio: Stephen Cole Kleene was an American mathematician who helped lay the foundations for theoretical computer science. One of many distinguished students of Alonzo Church, Kleene, along with Alan Turing, Emil Post, and others, is best known as a founder of the branch of mathematical logic known as recursion theory. Kleene's work grounds the study of which functions are computable.

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