Robert G. Gallager
Robert Gray Gallager (born May 29, 1931) is an American electrical engineer known for his work on information theory and communications networks. He was elected an IEEE Fellow in 1968, a member of the...
Robert M. Gray
Robert M. Gray (born November 1, 1943) is an American information theorist, and the Alcatel-Lucent Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. He is best known...
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Jim K. Omura
Jimmy K. Omura (born September 8, 1940 in San Jose, California) is an electrical engineer and information theorist.Omura received his B.S. and M.S. from MIT, and his Ph.D. from Stanford University. He...
Aaron D. Wyner
Dr. Aaron D. Wyner (March 17, 1939 - September 29, 1997) was an American information theorist noted for his contributions in coding theory, particularly the Gaussian channel. He lived in South Orange,...
Ralph Hartley
Ralph Vinton Lyon Hartley (November 30, 1888 – May 1, 1970) was an electronics researcher. He invented the Hartley oscillator and the Hartley transform, and contributed to the foundations of informati...
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Leonid Levin
Leonid Anatolievich Levin (le-oh-NEED LE-vin; Russian: Леони́д Анато́льевич Ле́вин; Ukrainian: Леоні́д Анато́лійович Ле́він; born November 2, 1948) is a Soviet-American computer scientist.
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Terry Welch
Terry Archer Welch was an American computer scientist. Along with Abraham Lempel and Jacob Ziv, he developed the lossless Lempel–Ziv–Welch (LZW) compression algorithm, which was published in 1984.
Lloyd R. Welch
Lloyd Richard Welch is a noted American information theorist, and co-inventor of the Baum–Welch algorithm and the Berlekamp–Welch algorithm, also known as the Welch–Berlekamp algorithm. He is an appli...
Edgar Gilbert
Edgar Nelson Gilbert (July 25, 1923 – June 15, 2013) was an American mathematician and coding theorist, a longtime researcher at Bell Laboratories whose accomplishments include the Gilbert–Varshamov b...
Elwyn Berlekamp
Elwyn Ralph Berlekamp (born September 6, 1940) is an American mathematician. He is a professor emeritus of mathematics and EECS at the University of California, Berkeley. Berlekamp is known for his w...
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Jack Wolf
Jack Keil Wolf (March 14, 1935 – May 12, 2011) was an American researcher in information theory and coding theory.
Wolf was born in 1935 in Newark, New Jersey, received his undergraduate degree f...
Gustave Solomon
Gustave Solomon (October 27, 1930 — January 31, 1996) was a mathematician and electrical engineer who was one of the founders of the algebraic theory of error detection and correction. He completed hi...
Rolf Landauer
Rolf William Landauer (February 4, 1927 – April 28, 1999) was a German-American physicist who made important contributions in diverse areas of the thermodynamics of information processing, condensed m...
Dave Forney
George David "Dave" Forney, Jr. (born March 6, 1940) is an American electrical engineer who made contributions in telecommunication system theory, specifically in coding theory and information theory....
Michael Luby
Michael George Luby is a mathematician and computer scientist, VP Technology at Qualcomm and former co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Digital Fountain. In coding theory he is known for leadin...
Norman Abramson
Norman Manuel Abramson (April 1, 1932) is an American Jewish engineer and computer scientist, most known for developing the ALOHAnet system for wireless computer communication.Born in Boston, Massachu...
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Rob Kling
Rob Kling, PhD (born August 1944, died 15 May 2003 - age 58) was a North American professor of Information Systems and Information science at the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) and A...
Peter Elias
Peter Elias (November 23, 1923 – December 7, 2001) was a pioneer in the field of information theory. Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, he was a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology fac...
James Massey
James Lee Massey (February 11, 1934 – June 16, 2013) was an information theorist andcryptographer, Professor Emeritus of Digital Technology at ETH Zurich. His notable work includes the application of ...
Irving S. Reed
Irving Stoy Reed (November 12, 1923 – September 11, 2012) was a mathematician and engineer. He is best known for co-inventing a class of algebraic error-correcting and error-detecting codes known as R...
Henry Landau
Henry Jacob Landau is an American mathematician, known forhis contributions to information theory, in particular to the theory of bandlimited functions and on moment issues.He received an A.B. (1953),...
John Wozencraft
John McReynolds "Jack" Wozencraft (September 30, 1925 – August 31, 2009) was an electrical engineer and information theorist, professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. One...
Harry Nyquist
Harry Nyquist (né Harry Theodor Nyqvist; /ˈnaɪkwɪst/, [nʏːkvɪst]; February 7, 1889 – April 4, 1976) was an important contributor to communication theory.
Nyquist was born in the Stora Kil parish o...
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Henry O. Pollak
Henry Otto Pollak (December 13, 1927) is an Austrian-American mathematician, known for his contributionsto information theory.Born in Vienna, Austria, he since moved to USA. He received his B.Sc. in ...
David A. Huffman
David Albert Huffman (August 9, 1925 – October 7, 1999) was a pioneer in computer science, known for his Huffman coding. He was also one of the pioneers in the field of mathematical origami. Dav...
Claude Shannon
Claude Elwood Shannon (April 30, 1916 – February 24, 2001) was an American mathematician, electronic engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory".Shannon is famous for havin...
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Doug Cutting
Douglass Read "Doug" Cutting is an advocate and creator of open-source search technology. He originated Lucene and, with Mike Cafarella, Nutch, both open-source search technology projects which are no...
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Kenneth Harwood
Kenneth A. Harwood (born July 12, 1924) is an American administrator, information and telecommunication theorist and Adjunct Professor at the University of California Santa Barbara, a former President...
Robert Fano
Robert Mario Fano (born 11 November 1917 in Turin, Italy, as Roberto Mario Fano) is an Italian-American computer scientist, currently professor emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science...
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David Slepian
David S. Slepian (June 30, 1923 – November 29, 2007) was an American mathematician. He is best known for his work with algebraic coding theory, probability theory, and distributed source coding....