Norman Abramson

Computer scientist, engineer

Norman Manuel Abramson (April 1, 1932[1] – December 1, 2020) was an American engineer and computer scientist. He was most known for creating the ALOHAnet system for wireless computer communication.

Norman M. Abramson
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Born(1932-04-01)April 1, 1932
DiedDecember 1, 2020(2020-12-01) (aged 88)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materStanford University
Harvard University
AwardsIEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal (2007)
Scientific career
FieldsElectrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
InstitutionsUniversity of Hawaii
Doctoral advisorWillis Harman
Doctoral studentsThomas M. Cover
Robert A. Scholtz

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  1. biography from IEEE (1964)

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