David S. Slepian
Slepian received many honors and recognitions, including: election to three national academies, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the National Academy of Sciences; the IEEE Centennial Medal in 1983; the SIAM von Neumann Award in 1982; the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal in 1981; and the IEEE Information Theory Society Shannon Award in 1974. Slepian was the second Shannon lecturer, following Shannon himself.
- Information Theory Society Paper Award (1975) for Noiseless coding of correlated information sources
- Claude E. Shannon Award (1974)
- D.S. Slepian , J.K. Wolf (1935-2011), "Noiseless coding of correlated information sources", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, Jul. 1973