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Curtain talk: Shannon’s theorem

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Jan 27

Date and time: 27 January 2021, 3 pm – 4 pm
Speaker: Mikael Skoglund
Title: Shannon’s theorem

Location: Zoom
Meeting ID: 698 2219 5182
Password: 011235

Watch the recorded presentation:



Photo of Mikael SkoglundWe proudly present our first Curtain lecture, Professor Mikael Skoglund, talking about Shannon’s theorem. The goal of curtain talks is to provide the background and explain the significance of equations for digital transformation of modern societies.

Bio: Skoglund heads the Division of Information Science and Engineering at KTH, and he also chairs the Department of Intelligent Systems. He is furthermore PI for the Strategic Research Area ICT-TNG. Dr. Skoglund received the Ph.D. degree in 1997 from Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden. He was appointed Docent in Signal Processing in February 2001 and Professor of Communication Theory in October 2003, both at KTH. He joined the Dept. of Signals Sensors and Systems, KTH, in August 1997. Here he became Assistant Professor (forskarassistent) in March 1998 and Associate Professor (universitetslektor) in October 2001. He was then appointed to the Chair in Communication Theory in October 2003.