James Hardy ("Jim") Wilkinson DL Author Profile link

United Kingdom – 1970
Short Annotated Bibliography

Much of Jim’s early work was never published because it was done under the secrecy regulations of the British military. The following items are representative of his work for which he won the Turing Award while the last one is useful in describing his work.

  1. Wilkinson, J.H., Rounding Errors in Algebraic Processes, Prentice-Hall, 1964.
  2. Wilkinson, J.H., The Algebraic Eigenvalue Problem, Clarendon Press, 1965.
  3. Wilkinson, J.H. and C. Reinsch, Handbook for Automatic Computation, Springer-Verlag, 1971.
  4. Parlett, B. N., The contribution of J H Wilkinson to numerical analysis, A History of Scientific Computing, Addison-Wesley, New York, 1990, pp. 17-30, ISBN 0-201-50814-1.This paper goes into greater depth about Jim Wilkinson’s contributions.