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  • USC Viterbi Lecture Celebrates Information Theory

  • Posted in Articles : Tuesday, April 17, 2012

    In 1948, an American researcher almost singlehandedly laid the foundation for computers, cell phones, compact discs, the Internet, interplanetary communications and most other aspects of what we call the Information Age. Sixty-four years later, Sergio Verd\xfa, who served as the 2012 Andrew J. Viterbi Distinguished Lecturer in Communications at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering on March 1, offered a strikingly clear introduction to visionary Claude Shannon\u2019s work and its impact with a presentation titled "What Is Information Theory?"!/article/29343/USC-Viterbi-Lecture-Celebrates-Information-Theory