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Robert Calderbank

Robert Calderbank

Charles S. Sydnor Professor of Computer Science
Professor, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics
Director, Information Initiative
Duke University
2015-2016 Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study

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Remembering Shannon

The foundation of our Information Age is the transformation of speech, audio, images, and video into digital content, and the man who started the digital revolution was Claude Shannon. We will review some of what Shannon did and speculate about what he might have done if he were among us today.