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Information Theory Paper Award

ECE professor and ITA member Young-Han Kim won the 2012 Information Theory Paper Award. Using powerful mathematical techniques from information theory, linear systems theory, convex optimization, and functional analysis, Prof. Young-Han Kim, resolved a 40-year-old open problem in the field of communication. Professor Kim tackled the problem in a paper titled, “Feedback capacity of stationary Gaussian channels”.

The purpose of the Information Theory Paper Award is to recognize exceptional publications in the field and to stimulate interest in and encourage contributions to fields of interest of the Society.

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