JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE IEEE CLAUDE E. SHANNON AWARD
IN INFORMATION THEORY

(33% of recipients)*

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Listed below are recipients of the IEEE Claude E. Shannon Award who were, or are, Jewish.  This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of information theory.
  • David Slepian (1974)
  • Robert Fano (1976)
  • Peter Elias (1977)
  • Mark Pinsker (1978)
  • Jacob Wolfowitz (1979)
  • Solomon Golomb (1985)
  • Andrew Viterbi (1991)
  • Aaron Wyner (1994)
  • Jacob Ziv (1997)
  • Jack Wolf (2001)
  • Toby Berger (2002)
  • Shlomo Shamai (2011)

NOTES
* Percentage includes one individual who requested that their name not be listed.


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