Alexander Vardy passed away on Friday March 11 2022, at the age of 59. His untimely death took away a distinguished coding theorist whose deep contributions included the Parvaresh-Vardy codes and the Koetter-Vardy decoding algorithm, and were recognized through illustrious awards including the Information Theory Society Paper Award. At the time of his death he held the Jack Keil Wolf Endowed Chair at UCSD. He was an eminent and vibrant member of the Information Theory Society and served in many roles, among them as an Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. Special sessions at ISIT and ITA will be organized to honor his many contributions.
Alexander Vardy, distinguished coding theorist, passed away
Alexander Vardy passed away on Friday March 11 2022, at the age of 59.
Mar 19, 2022