Erlang, the mathematician?

Michael C Williams mike@REDACTED
Mon Feb 1 09:53:23 CET 1999

Yes! His work is widely used as a basis for traffic calulations
in the Telcom area and as Ericsson is a telecom company the name
seems apropriate. That doesn't mean that erlang is a telecom
language though, it has been used in all sorts of applications.


On Sun, 31 Jan 1999, Elan wrote:

> Hi,
> just out of curiosity, was Erlang named for the Danish mathematician Agner
> Krarup Erlang?
> TIA,
> Elan

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