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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
1 541
Watts Humphrey

0

Computer science

Personal Software Process (PSP), Software quality, Team Software Process (TSP)
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Wendelin Werner

1968-
France
Mathematics

contributions to the development of stochastic Loewner evolution, the geometry of two-dimensional Brownian motion, and conformal field theory
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Wendell Meredith Stanley

1904-1971

Chemistry


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Werner Heisenberg

1901-1976
Germany
Physics

contributed to creation of quantum mechanics; introduced the ``uncertainty principle'' and the concept of exchange forces
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Wesley A. Clark

1927-
USA
Computer science

Designed LINC, the first functional computer scaled down and priced for the individual user. Put in service in 1963, many of its features are seen as prototypes of what were to be essential elements of personal computers. (1962)
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Whitfield Diffie

0

Computer science

Hellman key exchange
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Wil van der Aalst

0

Computer science

business process management, process mining, Petri nets
1 548
Wilder Dwight Bancroft

1867-1953
USA
Chemistry

known for the Bancroft rule: a predominantly hydrophilic emulsifier stabilizes an oil-in-water emulsion
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Wilhelm Beer

1797-1850
Germany
Astronomy

prepared and published maps of the Moon and Mars
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Wilhelm E. Weber

1804-1891
Germany
Physics

developed sensitive magnetometers; worked in electrodynamics and the electrical structure of matter

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