Elwyn R. Berlekamp

Professor Emeritus


Mailing address:

Elwyn & Jennifer Berlekamp Foundation 5665 College Avenue, Suite #330B Oakland, CA 94618

(510) 655-4214 (510) 655-4204 fax

For administrative information contact Inna (berlekassistant@yahoo.com)

see also http://math.berkeley.edu/~berlek/index.html


  • 1964, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, MIT
  • 1962, B.S., M.S., Electrical Engineering, MIT

Selected Publications

  • E. R. Berlekamp, "Idempotents among partisan games," in More Games of No Chance, R. Nowakowski, Ed., Vol. 42, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2001, pp. 1-23.
  • E. R. Berlekamp, "Sums of N x 2 Amazons," Institute of Mathematics Statistics Lecture Notes - Monograph Series, vol. 35, pp. 1-34, 2000.
  • E. R. Berlekamp, "Bit-serial Reed-Solomon encoders," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 869-874, Nov. 1982.
  • E. R. Berlekamp, "Long primitive binary BHC codes have distance d - 2n lnR sup -1/log n," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. IT-18, no. 3, pp. 415-426, May 1972.
  • E. R. Berlekamp, "Block coding for the binary symmetric channel with noiseless, delayless feedback," in Error-Correcting Codes, H. B. Mann, Ed., New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1968, pp. 61-88.

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