Jack Wolf

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Jack WolfName: Jack Keil Wolf

Born: March 14, 1935 in Newark, New Jersey USA

Death: May 12, 2011 (Age: 76)

Computer related contributions

  • American researcher in information theory and Coding theory
  • In 1984, he joined the University of California, San Diego, where he applied communication and information theory to magnetic storage.

Publications

  • Information Theory: 50 Years of Discovery (1999)
  • Performance Limits in Communications Theory and Practice (1988)
  • Communications and Networks (1986)

Honors and awards

  • Marconi Prize from and Fellow of the Marconi Society (2011)
  • IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal (2004)
  • Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (1993)
  • IEEE Fellow (1973)