Gottfried Ungerboeck

Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope
Gottfried Ungerboeck

Name: Gottfried Ungerboeck

Born: March 15, 1940, in Vienna, Austria

Computer-related contributions

  • Austrian communications engineer. He worked on digital signal processing and switching systems, information theory and communication.
  • He invented trellis coded modulation among many contributions to the theory of data transmission.

Significant publications

  • Golden Jubilee Award for Technological Innovation from the IEEE Information Theory Society (1998).
  • Australia Prize (1997).
  • Marconi Prize (1996).
  • IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal (1994).
  • IEEE Fellow (1985).
  • IBM Fellow (1984).