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“He was the father of us all.” Ernie Guillemin and the teaching of modern network theory

Bissell, Christopher C. (2008). “He was the father of us all.” Ernie Guillemin and the teaching of modern network theory. In: History of Telecommunications Conference (HISTELCON '08), 11-12 Sept 2008, Paris.

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Historians of electrical technology deal routinely with inventions, inventors, large-scale socio-technological systems, and corporate and institutional history. Yet one category of major contributor to the development of the discipline is rarely considered in detail: the engineering educator. This paper presents the contribution of one of the outstanding teachers of electronics of the twentieth century – in particular, a teacher of communications networks, circuit theory and filter design so important to modern telecommunications systems – Ernst (Ernie) Guillemin.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: ISBN: 978-1-4244-2530-3
Keywords: engineering education; Ernst Guillemin;
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Item ID: 12603
Depositing User: Christopher Bissell
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2008 04:52
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2010 05:09
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