Claude Shannon
#312 Overall Influence

Claude Shannon

American mathematician and information theorist

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Claude Elwood Shannon was an American mathematician, electrical engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory". Shannon is noted for having founded information theory with a landmark paper, "A Mathematical Theory of Communication", which he published in 1948.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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    #4 World Rank #3 USA Rank
    Computer Science
    #26 World Rank #5 USA Rank
    Engineering
    #90 World Rank #12 USA Rank
    Mathematics
    #840 World Rank #295 USA Rank
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