2016 Benjamin Franklin Medalist in Electrical Engineering

Workshop on Shift Register Sequences

 

Honoring Dr. Solomon W. Golomb
Recipient of the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering

 

Citation:

For pioneering leadership in digital space communications; for the theory and design of efficient high time-bandwidth spread spectrum waveforms, including pseudo-random shift register sequences; and for radar/sonar waveform applications of the Golomb Ruler.

 

 

Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
8:00 AM – 12:35 PM

Location:
Connelly Center, Cinema
Villanova University
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Agenda

 8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
 8:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
 9:00 AM Dr. Andrew Viterbi
Viterbi Group, LLC, San Diego, CA
Converting Pseudorandom Sequences into Pseudonoise for Multiple Access Communication
 9:40 AM Dr. Guang Gong
University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Sequences and Cryptography
 10:20 AM Dr. Tor Helleseth
University of  Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Sequences with Low Correlation
 11:00 AM Coffee Break
 11:15 AM Dr. Alfred W. Hales
IDA Center for Communications Research, San Diego, CA
Coefficient Patterns for M-sequences
11:55 AM Dr. Solomon W. Golomb
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
My Involvement with Shift Register Sequences
 12:35 PM Adjourn
The Franklin Institute Awards
Dr. Solomon W. Golomb
Dr. Solomon W. Golomb

Inquiries

Janice J. Moughan
Janice.Moughan@Villanova.edu
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