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),...
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...
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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Gregory Chaitin
Gregory John Chaitin (/ˈtʃaɪtɨn/ CHY-tən; born 15th. November, 1947 in Argentina) is an Argentine-American mathematician and computer scientist. Beginning in the late 1960s, Chaitin made contribution...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
Toby Berger
Toby Berger (born September 4, 1940) is a noted American information theorist.Berger was born in New York City, received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Yale University in 1962, and...
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...
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...
Richard Hamming
Richard Wesley Hamming (February 11, 1915 – January 7, 1998) was an American mathematician whose work had many implications for computer science and telecommunications. His contributions include the H...
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William Lucas Root
William Lucas Root (1919 - April 22, 2007) was a noted American information theorist. As an early pioneer in the field, Root was instrumental in providing a mathematical basis for statistical communic...
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 ...
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...
Peter Franaszek
Peter A. Franaszek is an American information theorist, an IEEE fellow, a research staff member emeritus at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center and a former member of the IBM Academy of Technology. He...
Ray Solomonoff
Ray Solomonoff (July 25, 1926 – December 7, 2009) was the inventor of algorithmic probability, his General Theory of Inductive Inference (also known as Universal Inductive Inference), and was a...
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...
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....