János Körner

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János Körner

Contact Information

Sapienza University of Rome 
Via Salaria 113, 00198 Rome, Italy

Research Interests

  • Shannon Theory

Biography:

János Körner has been a Professor in Computer Science at "Sapienza" University of Rome since 1993. He obtained his Degree in Mathematics from Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest in 1970. From 1970 to 1992 he worked at the Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. During these years he had two periods of leave: from 1981 to 1983 working at Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, and for the academic year 1987-88 working at ENST, Paris, France. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. Information Theory. In 1910 he was elected to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences as an External Member.

Participation & Positions:

Claude E. Shannon Award Selection Committee (Member, 01/01/18 until 12/31/19)
Publications Committee (Associate Editor for Shannon Theory, 12/01/11 until 11/30/14)