Yehoshua Bar-Hillel

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Yehoshua Bar-Hillel (Hebrew: יהושע בר-הלל; 8 September 1915, in Vienna – 25 September 1975, in Jerusalem) was an Israeli philosopher, mathematician, and linguist. He was a pioneer in the fields of machine translation and formal linguistics.

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Yehoshua Bar-Hillel
Born(1915-09-08)September 8, 1915
DiedSeptember 25, 1975(1975-09-25) (aged 60)
EducationHebrew University of Jerusalem
Known forBar-Hillel lemma
ChildrenMaya, Mira
Scientific career
Fieldsphilosophy, mathematics, linguistics
Hebrew University of Jerusalem[1]
ThesisTheory of syntactic categories[1] (1945)
Doctoral advisorAbraham Fraenkel
Other academic advisorsRudolf Carnap
InfluencedAsa Kasher
Avishai Margalit