This Day in History: April 29

Today: December 8, 2016
Laszlo Belady Born

April 29, 1928

Laszlo Belady Born

Laszlo Belady, creator of the Belady algorithm (used in optimizing the performance of computers), is born. Belady worked at IBM for 23 years in software engineering before joining the Mitsubishi Electronics Research Laboratory in the mid-1980s. He wins numerous awards, including the J.D. Warnier Prize for Excellence in Information and an IEEE fellowship.