R W Hamming

R W Hamming

Richard W. Hamming (1915-1998) was an American mathematician whose work influenced computer science and telecommunications in significant ways. He taught at City College in New York and the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, in addition to his work on the Manhattan Project. Richard W. Hamming, Computer Icon Richard W. Hamming, Computer Icon Richard W. Hamming, Computer Icon Richard W. Hamming, Hamming (1915-1998) worked as a programmer for one of the first digital computers while assigned to the Manhattan Project in 1945, then at Bell Labs for a number of years before joining the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He was a smart and iconoclastic mathematician and computer scientist whose work and influence are still felt in the fields in which he was interested.

Numerical Techniques for Scientists and Engineers, 1987; Digital Filters, 1997; and Methods of Mathematics Applied to Calculus, Probability, and Statistics, 2004 have all been reissued Read More chevron_right