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Aarne Ranta

Aarne Ranta, Finnish computer scientist, educator. Achievements include development of Grammatical Framework (GF) programming language for grammars.

Background

  • Ranta, Aarne was born on May 11, 1963 in Tampere, Finland. Son of Erkki and Marjariitta Ranta.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, University Helsinki, Finland, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1990.

    Career

    • Docent University Tampere, Finland, since 1991, University Helsinki, since 1991. Associate professor Gothenburg University, Sweden, 1999—2005, professor computer science, since 2005. Visiting professor Xerox Research Center Europe, France, 1997—1999.

      Junior fellow Academy Finland, Helsinki, Finland.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of Grammatical Framework (GF) programming language for grammars.

    Connections

    • Married Pihla Kuusela, February 14, 1987. Children: Eemu, Uula, Aamos, Luukas.
    • father: Erkki Ranta
    • mother: Marjariitta Ranta
    • spouse: Pihla Kuusela
    • children: Eemu Ranta
    • Uula Ranta
    • Aamos Ranta
    • Luukas Ranta
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    Born May 11, 1963
    (age 54)
    Nationality
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    • 1987
      University Helsinki
    • 1990
      University Helsinki
    • 1991
      Docent, University Tampere
      Finland
    • 1991
      Docent, University Tampere
    • 1999 - 2005
      associate, professor Gothenburg University
      Sweden