|A.K.A.||Ronald Vernon Book, Ronald Book|
|Countries||United States of America|
|Occupations||Mathematician Computer scientist University teacher|
|Birth||5 March 1937|
|Death||28 May 1997 (Santa Barbara)|
|Education||Harvard University, Wesleyan University, Grinnell College|
Ronald Vernon Book (March 5 1937 – May 28, 1997 in Santa Barbara, California) worked in theoretical computer science. He published more than 150 papers in scientific journals. His papers are of great impact for computational complexity theory and term rewriting.