Professor Richard W. Hamming spent the last decades of his life at Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) teaching young officers how to think and learn. This page provides entry links to ongoing work that preserves and extends his legacy.
Richard Wesley Hamming (1915-1998) was an American mathematician whose work had many implications for computer engineering and telecommunications. His contributions include the Hamming code (which makes use of a Hamming matrix), the Hamming window, Hamming numbers, sphere-packing (or Hamming bound), and the Hamming distance. Wikipedia
- Hamming on Hamming: Learning To Learn online course is offered by NPS April-June 2020 and January-March 2021.
- Includes Learning to Learn book chapters and synopsis presentations.
- Hamming on Hamming: Learning to Learn YouTube site offers our best-quality video encodings produced to date.
- Also linked on NPS YouTube Playlists.
- Richard W. Hamming Collection page at NPS Calhoun Library.
- Richard W. Hamming content (digitized) in NPS Archive Calhoun.
- Hamming NPS Faculty Award honorees for excellence in teaching and interdisciplinary research.
- NPS Hamming Supercomputer for High-Performance Computing (HPC).
- Additional work on Hamming Archive is underway.
- NPS Archive (Calhoun) where Learning to Learn videos can be streamed, viewed.
- Box.com site where Learning to Learn videos are currently stored.
- https://nps.edu/hamming is persistent url for this site.
- Email feedback and improvement suggestions are welcome.