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Erdal Arikan

Erdal Arikan

Electrical Engineering Department, Bilkent University, 06800, Ankara, Turkey

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Erdal Arıkan (S’84–M’79–SM’94) was born in Ankara, Turkey, in 1958. He received the B.S. degree from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, in 1981 and the S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1982 and 1985, respectively, all in electrical engineering.

Since 1987 he has been with the Electrical-Electronics Engineering Department of Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, where he is presently a Professor.

Research Interests:
  • Coding Techniques
  • Coding Theory
  • Shannon Theory
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Participation & Positions:
ITSOC Distinguished Lecturers (Lecturer, 01/01/14 until 12/31/15)
Publications Committee (Associate Editor for Coding Theory, 10/01/10 until 09/30/13)
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