Henry D. Pfister

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Henry D. Pfister
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Duke University

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Rm 305 Gross Hall
140 Science Dr.
Duke box #90984 Durham, NC 27708

Recent News

  • 04/16 - Our paper “Reed-Muller Codes Achieve Capacity on Erasure Channels” has been selected as one of three best papers at STOC 2016

  • 04/16 - Group alumnus Santhosh Kumar is one of the finalists in the Shannon Centennial Student Competition organized by Bell Labs, Nokia

  • 01/16 - The video of our ISIT Plenary on Reed-Muller Codes is now posted (see time 11:40 for a surprise)

  • 01/16 - Our IT submission on proving that Reed-Muller (and some BCH codes) achieve capacity on the BEC is now posted on arXiv

  • 10/15 - Group member Santhosh Kumar successfully defended his PhD thesis at Texas A&M


Office: Gross Hall 305
Tel: (919) 660-5288
Email: henry.pfister@duke.edu
Office Hours (FA16): 2:00 - 3:00 TH @ Gross 305
Teaching (FA16): ECE 590.06: Vector Space Methods with Applications


Katherine Peterson
Gross Hall 315
Tel: (919) 613-7829 Email: kathy.peterson@duke.edu