Richard Hamming
#4573 Overall Influence

Richard Hamming

American mathematician and information theorist

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Richard Wesley Hamming was an American mathematician whose work had many implications for computer engineering and telecommunications. His contributions include the Hamming code , the Hamming window, Hamming numbers, sphere-packing , and the Hamming distance.

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University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

Public research university in Urbana and Champaign, Illinois, United States

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Naval Postgraduate School
Naval Postgraduate School

Military university in Monterey, California, USA

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University of Louisville
University of Louisville

University in Kentucky

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Public university in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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#364 World Rank #62 USA Rank
Mathematics
#437 World Rank #237 USA Rank
Computer Science
#784 World Rank #310 USA Rank
Engineering