# Richard Hamming

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American mathematician and information theorist

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Computer Science

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#76

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Information Theory

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Mathematics

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#355

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Measure Theory

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## Why Is Richard Hamming Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, 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 , Hamming graph concepts, and the Hamming distance.

## Richard Hamming's Published Works

### Published Works

- Error detecting and error correcting codes (1950) (5557)
- Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers (1962) (2131)
- Coding and Information Theory (1980) (1062)
- Numerical methods for scientists and engineers (2nd ed.) (1986) (475)
- Switching and Finite Automata Theory: Computer Science Series (1990) (298)
- Sharpening the response of a symmetric nonrecursive filter by multiple use of the same filter (1977) (281)
- The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics. (1980) (226)
- On Creep and Relaxation (1957) (177)
- Introduction to Applied Numerical Analysis. (1971) (161)
- Stable Predictor-Corrector Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations (1959) (159)
- On the distribution of numbers (1970) (154)
- Digital filters (3rd ed.) (1989) (130)
- State of the art in scientific computing (1963) (128)
- Coding and information theory (2. ed.) (1986) (95)
- One Man's View of Computer Science (1969) (77)
- Measurement of Magnetostriction in Single Crystals (1953) (59)
- Note on Paper (1958) (44)
- You and Your Research (1986) (42)
- The Art of Probability for Scientists and Engineers (1991) (31)
- Numerical Analysis and Computation (1973) (31)
- The Art Of Probability (1991) (26)
- Mathematics on a distant planet (1998) (23)
- Numerical evaluation of electron image phase contrast (1965) (22)
- Nuclear magnetic resonance in crystals (1959) (21)
- Toward a Lean and Lively Calculus: Report of the Conference/Workshop to Develop Curriculum and Teaching Methods for Calculus at the College Level. (1988) (21)
- Numerical Analysis vs. Mathematics (1965) (14)
- Methods of Mathematics Applied to Calculus, Probability, and Statistics (1985) (13)
- Artificial Intelligence—II (1997) (10)
- You Get What You Measure (1997) (9)
- Intellectual Implications of the Computer Revolution (1963) (8)
- We Would Know What They Thought When They Did It (1980) (8)
- The Theory of Automata: Computation: Finite and Infinite Machines . Marvin L. Minsky. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1967. xviii + 317 pp., illus. $12. Prentice-Hall Series in Automatic Computation. (1968) (8)
- OnthePrecision Attainable withVarious Floating-Point NumberSystems (1973) (6)
- Computers and Society (1971) (6)
- Calculus And The Computer Revolution (1968) (6)
- A Class of Integration Formulas (1966) (5)
- n-Dimensional space (1997) (5)
- How to think about trends (1997) (5)
- Note on Paper ``On Creep and Relaxation'' (1958) (5)
- Numerical methods for scientistst and engineers / R.W. Hamming (1962) (4)
- Science Is in the Eye of the Beholder (1994) (4)
- Digital Filters—II (1997) (4)
- Computer Aided Instruction—CAI (1997) (3)
- The Tennis Ball Paradox (1989) (3)
- Calculus and Discrete Mathematics... (1984) (3)
- An Elementary Discussion of the Transcendental Nature of the Elementary Transcendental Functions (1970) (3)
- Impact of Computers (1965) (3)
- Error Correcting Codes (1997) (3)
- A Note on the Location of the Binary Point in a Computing Machine (1965) (3)
- Artificial Intelligence—I (1997) (2)
- The Transcendental Character of cosX (1945) (2)
- A philosophy for computer science or my prejudices and confusions (1975) (2)
- Convergent Monotone Series (1945) (2)
- Electronic Analog and Hybrid Computers. Granino A. Korn and Theresa M. Korn. McGraw-Hill, New York, 1964. xxiv + 584 pp. Illus. $17.50 (1965) (2)
- Introduction to Applied Numerical Analysis.@@@Numerical Methods with FORTRAN IV Case Studies.@@@Numerical Quadrature and Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations. (1977) (2)
- Response : Mathematics vs. Numerical Analysis (1965) (2)
- How do you know the simulation is relevant ? (1975) (2)
- Modern control theory (1970) (2)
- Calculus and the computer revolution / Richard W. Hamming (1968) (1)
- A Note on the Teaching of Trigonometry. (1971) (1)
- Coding Theory—II (1997) (1)
- The Future of Statistics (1990) (1)
- Computers and Simulation in Systems Engineering (1962) (1)
- Problems:10501-10507 (1996) (1)
- Noninterpolatory Quadrature Formulas (1972) (1)
- Digital Filters (1979) (1)
- Digital Filters—IV (1997) (0)
- Hybrid Computers. (Book Reviews: Electronic Analog and Hybrid Computers) (1965) (0)
- Games of Chance. (Book Reviews: The Theory of Gambling and Statistical Logic) (1968) (0)
- Foreword: Software engineering (1996) (0)
- History of Computers—Software (1997) (0)
- Foundations of Optimization. Douglass J. Wilde and Charles S. Beightler. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1967. xiv + 480 pp., illus. $12.50 (1968) (0)
- SiAiE OF iHE ART ' iN SCiENTiFiC COMPUTING (0)
- Games of Chance: The Theory of Gamblig and Statistical Logle . Richard A. Epstein. Academic Press, New York, 1967. xvi + 492 pp., illus. $10. (1968) (0)
- Review of 'Random-Process Simulation and Measurements' (Korn, G. A.; 1966) (1966) (0)
- Subseries of a Monotone Divergent Series (1947) (0)
- Toward a Lean and Lively Calculus: Report of the Conference/Workshop to Develop Curriculum and Teaching Methods for Calculus at the College Level. Donald G. Douglas, Editor (1988) (0)
- The mechanization of science (1961) (0)
- The Theory of Gamblig and Statistical Logle. Richard A. Epstein. Academic Press, New York, 1967. xvi + 492 pp., illus. $10 (1968) (0)
- Symposium on error detection and correction (1959) (0)
- Dear John (1966) (0)
- Hybrid Computers: Electronic Analog and Hybrid Computers . Granino A. Korn and Theresa M. Korn. McGraw-Hill, New York, 1964. xxiv + 584 pp. Illus. $17.50. (1965) (0)
- Letters to the editor (1965) (0)
- A First Course in Coding Theory. By Raymond Hill (1988) (0)
- The Future of Physics (2000) (0)
- "The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers." (2005) (0)
- History of Computer Application (1997) (0)
- A study of alternatives for VSTOL computer systems (1978) (0)
- How I was led to the frequency approach (1991) (0)
- Foundations of the Digital (Discrete) (1997) (0)
- Corrections: Subseries of Monotone Divergent Series (1948) (0)
- System for error detection and correction of pulse code groups (1951) (0)
- Artificial Intelligenc—III (1997) (0)
- History of Computers—Harware (1997) (0)
- Finding Optima: Foundations of Optimization . Douglass J. Wilde and Charles S. Beightler. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1967. xiv + 480 pp., illus. $12.50. (1968) (0)
- Another Polya Urn Scheme: 10504 (1998) (0)
- Selected papers of information theory (1951) (0)
- Digital Filters—III (1997) (0)
- Proceedings of the 1952 ACM national meeting (Toronto), ACM 1952, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1952) (0)
- Statistics in numerical analysis (1966) (0)

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