Dijkstra

Dijkstra is a Dutch family name of West Frisian origin that may refer to:

  • Edsger W. Dijkstra (1930–2002), computer scientist
    • Dijkstra's algorithm, his algorithm solving the single-source shortest path problem
    • Dijkstra Prize, international annual prize for outstanding papers on computing
  • Lou Dijkstra (1909-1964), speedskater, father of Sjoukje Dijkstra
  • Bram Dijkstra (born 1938), professor of English literature and cultural historian
  • Sjoukje Dijkstra (born 1942), 3x World and Olympic champion figure skater
  • Pia Dijkstra (born 1954), politician and television presenter
  • Rineke Dijkstra (born 1959), photographer
  • Sieb Dijkstra (born 1966), football goalkeeper
  • Meindert Dijkstra (born 1967), footballer
  • de:Peter Dijkstra (born 1978), choir director
  • Wieke Dijkstra (born 1984), field hockey player


  • Roel Dijkstra, eponymous character in a comic book series published from 1977 to 1995

Other articles related to "dijkstra":

THE Multiprogramming System
... Dijkstra, described in monographs in 1965-66 and published in 1968 ... Dijkstra never named the system "THE" is simply the abbreviation of "Technische Hogeschool Eindhoven", then the name (in Dutch) of the Eindhoven University of Technology of the Netherlands ... the only programming language supported by Dijkstra's system) to "automatically generate calls to system routines, which made sure the requested information ...
Lou Dijkstra
... Luitzen "Lou" Dijkstra (May 7, 1909 – April 24, 1964) was a Dutch speed skater who competed in the 1936 Winter Olympics ... Dijkstra was the father of Sjoukje Dijkstra, a figure skater who won a gold medal in the 1964 Winter Olympics ...
Dijkstra–Scholten Algorithm
... The Dijkstra–Scholten algorithm (named after Edsger W ... Dijkstra and C ... The algorithm was proposed by Dijkstra and Scholten in 1980 ...
Sjoukje Dijkstra - Career
... Dijkstra became the dominant ladies' single skater following the retirement of Carol Heiss in 1960, who took gold medals in Winter Olympics and World Championships that year to Dijkstra's silver medals in both ... Dijkstra won all the World and European Championships held between 1961 and 1964 (1961 World Championships was cancelled after Sabena Flight 548 Crash) ... During her competitive career, Dijkstra trained in Richmond, London with Arnold Gerschwiler ...