Bob Matthews

Truman State University – Department of Computer Science

Who I Am

Professor of Computer Science

Truman State University
What Dost Thou Lookest For?






“Programming is one of the most difficult branches of applied mathematics; the poorer mathematicians had better remain pure mathematicians.”

  • E. W. Dijkstra, ““Selected Writings on Computing: A Personal Perspective”, p.129

“Testing shows the presence, not the absence of bugs.”

“Every culture has something that it worships.  In America, we have decided to worship ourselves.”

  • Anonymous TSU Professor

“Simplicity and elegance are unpopular because they require hard work and discipline to achieve and education to be appreciated.”