Frank Kschischang (born 15 September 1962 in Mettmann, West Germany is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto, and holds a Canada Research Chair in communication algorithms. He is a co-inventor of the factor graph, a kind of graphical model used in Bayesian inference.[third-party source needed]
|Alma mater||University of Toronto|
|Institutions||University of Toronto|
|Thesis||Shaping and Coding Gain Criteria in Signal Constellation Design (1991)|
|Doctoral advisor||S. Pasupathy.|
Prof. Kschischang is a Fellow of the IEEE, "for contributions to trellis structures, graphical models and iterative decoding techniques for error-correcting codes." He is also a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, and is a recipient of the 2010 Killam Research Fellowship. He received the 2012 Canadian Award for Telecommunications Research, and the 2016 Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award. From 2014 to 2016, Prof. Kschischang served as Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory.
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- Kschischang, Frank R.; Frey, Brendan J.; Loeliger, Hans-Andrea (2001), "Factor Graphs and the Sum-Product Algorithm", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 47 (2): 498–519, doi:10.1109/18.910572.
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- The Canada Council for the Arts - Eight Canadian scientists and scholars garner over $1 million in Killam Research Fellowships
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- "Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award". IEEE Information Theory Society. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
- "IEEE Transactions on Information Theory". IEEE. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
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