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Richard Wesley Hamming (1915 - 1998)

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Richard Wesley Hamming
Born in Chicago, Illinois, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died in Monterey, California, USAmap
Profile last modified 16 Jul 2019 | Created 8 Jan 2019
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Richard Wesley Hamming was an American mathematician whose work had many implications for computer engineering 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.


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