Shannon, Claude Elwood, 1916-2001

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Birth 1916-04-30
Death 2001-02-24

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Mathematician, information theorist, and computer scientist. Died 2001.

From the description of Claude Elwood Shannon papers, 1932-1995 (bulk 1938-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71174632

Biographical Note

1916, Apr. 30 Born, Petoskey, Mich. 1936 B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. 1940 M.Sc., electrical engineering, and Ph.D., mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass. 1940 1941 Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J. 1948 Published “A Mathematical Theory of Communication,” Bell System Technical Journal 1949 Married Mary E. Moore 1941 1958 Research mathematician, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, N.J. 1958 1978 Donner Professor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass. 1985 Awarded Kyoto Prize 2001, Feb. 24 Died, Medford, Mass.

From the guide to the Claude Elwood Shannon Papers, 1932-1995, (bulk 1938-1989), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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