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Public Lecture: Claude E. Shannon by Sergio Verdú

November 16, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

One of the key scientific contributions of the 20th century, Claude Shannon’s “A Mathematical Theory of Communication” created the field of information theory in 1948. In addition, to the impact of information theory on communications technology, Shannon’s work has had tremendous impact on computer science and engineering, artificial intelligence and probability and statistics. This public lecture will give a biographical account of Claude Shannon’s life.

Support for this event is provided by a grant from the Schwab Charitable Fund made possible by the generosity of Eric and Wendy Schmidt.

Details

Date:
November 16, 2016
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.ias.edu/press-releases/claude-shannon-celebrated-ias-lecture-sergio-verd%C3%BA

Venue

Institute for Advanced Study
1 Einstein Drive
Princeton , 08540
Website:
https://www.ias.edu/events/familyscience-fall2016

Organizer

Institute for Advanced Study
Phone:
(609) 734-8000
Email:
events@ias.edu
Website:
www.ias.edu
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