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Dr. Peter Elias
1923-2001
Dr. Peter Elias
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Webster Professor of Electrical Engineering Emeritus and Senior Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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  • 1979
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Computer Science and Engineering
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  • 1979
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Computer Science and Engineering
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  • 1979
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Computer Science and Engineering
Memorial Tribute

BY ROBERT GALLAGER
SUBMITTED BY THE NAE HOME SECRETARY

PROFESSOR PETER ELIAS, probably the most important early researcher in Information Theory after Claude Shannon, died from Creutzfeld-Jacob disease at his Cambridge, Massachusetts home on ...

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Election Citation
Pioneering in the field of information theory and leadership in electrical engineering education.
Employment
  • Imperial College London Visiting Scientist
  • Harvard University Visiting Professor