Quotes by Richard Hamming

About Richard Hamming:

Richard Wesley Hamming was an American mathematician whose work had many implications for computer science and telecommunications. His contributions include the Hamming code (which makes use of a Hamming matrix), the Hamming window, Hamming numbers, sphere-packing (or Hamming bound) and the Hamming distance.

Author Bio

  • NameRichard Hamming
  • DescriptionAmerican mathematician and information theorist
  • AliasesRichard Wesley Hamming; Richard W. Hamming
  • BornFebruary 11, 1915
  • DiedJanuary 7, 1998
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionMathematician; Computer Scientist; Engineer
  • AwardsTuring Award; Harold Pender Award