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educator , Computer scientist

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.

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