Claude Elwood Shannon





Claude E. Shannon (1916 - 2001)


* Videos on Shannon

The Shannon Centennial Video: 1100100 years of bits (IEEE Information Theory Society, 2016)

The Shannon Limit (Bell Labs, 2014)

Delve Video Essay on Shannon: The Man Who Turned Paper Into Pixels (Adam Westbrook, 2014)

Shannon Video from the AT&T Tech Channel: Tech Icons - Claude Shannon (2011)

Claude E. Shannon Video: Father of the Information Age (from UCTV, 2002)

* Shannon papers

Shannon's 1948 foundational paper on information theory: A Mathematical Theory of Communication

Shannon's 1949 paper on secrecy: Communication Theory of Secrecy Systems

Shannon's 1959 paper on rate-distortion theory: Coding Theorems for a Discrete Source With a Fidelity Criterion

Shannon's 1961 paper on two-way channels: Two-Way Communication Channels

Shannon: Collected Papers

* On Shannon

Shannon biography: A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age, by Jimmy Sonni and Rob Goodman, 2017. See also 10,000 Hours With Claude Shannon.

Bell Labs exhibit on Shannon: Claude E. Shannon, A Goliath Amongst Giants, 2016.

The New Yorker article on Shannon's Centennial: Claude Shannon, The Father of the Information Age, Turns 1100100, 2016.

A Retrospective on Shannon by Robert Gallager: Claude E. Shannon: A Retrospective on His Life, Work, and Impact, 2001.

Claude E. Shannon: From Wikipedia


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