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Tamás Linder


Biography

Tamás Linder received the M.Sc. degree in electrical
engineering from the Technical University of Budapest in 1988,
and the Ph.D degree from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in
electrical engineering in 1992. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the
University of Hawaii in 1992, and a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the
Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign in 1993-94. From 1994 to 1998 he was a faculty
member of the Technical University of Budapest in the Department of
Computer Science and Information Theory. He was a visiting research
scholar in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
University of California, San Diego from 1996 to 1998. In 1998
he joined Queen's University where he is now a Professor of Mathematics
and Engineering in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
His research interests include communications and information
theory, source coding and vector quantization, machine learning, and
statistical pattern recognition.

Dr. Linder is a Fellow of the IEEE. He received Premier's Research
Excellence Award of the Province of Ontario in 2002 and the Chancellor's
Research Award of Queen's University in 2003. He was an Associate Editor
for Source Coding of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory in 2003-2004.


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