

Claude Elwood Shannon
1916  2001
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Claude Shannon founded the subject of information theory and he proposed a linear schematic model of a communications system.

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List of References (7 books/articles)
A Poster of Claude E Shannon
Mathematicians born in the same country
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 Additional Material in MacTutor
 Obituary: The Times
 Obituary: The Guardian
 Obituary: The New York Times
  Honours awarded to Claude E Shannon
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 AMS Gibbs Lecturer  1963


Other Web sites 
 AMS (registration required)
 E Weisstein
 Shannon's 1948 paper (pdf)
  A D Wyner
 Mathematical Genealogy Project


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