Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Jack Keil Wolf
Born: March 14, 1935, in Newark, New Jersey USA
Death: May 12, 2011 (Age: 76)
- 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.
- 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).