Obituary of Augustine H. "Steen" Gray posted 11/3/2019
Full publications list
- Book in progress:
Coeducation at MIT"
Draft of essay for Volume 2 of Then, Now and Beyond, a book of essays by members of the
the MIT Class of '64. Based on the material on women's and coeducational sports and sailing in
the August 2019 talk at the Sandy Bay Yacht Club in Rockport, Mass.
Emily Wick and Coeducation at MIT & Sailing at MIT
submitted to the IEEE Information Theory Society Board of Governors
for its 17 June 2018 meeting.
for updated version of talk "Coeducation at MIT in the 1950s-60s," 3
May 2018, presented by the
Stanford WISE Ventures.
- Slides and
for talk "Coeducation at MIT in the 1950s-60s," 25 October 2017, in the Lecture
Series on Gender/Race Imperative organized by Professors Anita Hill and Muriel Medard.
- Slides for talk "Boole/Shannon and Edmund C Berkeley,"
presented at the Boole/Shannon Symposium at MIT, March 2016.
- Slides for talk
"Academic Mentoring, Diversity, and Leadership", presented at the Denice Denton Emerging
Leaders Workshop 2016 in Madison Wisconsin, 3 June 2016.
Slides of "A Partial Hstry of Losy Compression," a
technical history of lossy data compression presented at 2015 Data Compression Conference (DCC), 7 April 2015. (Swan Song)
- Slides for
"Transportation distance, Shannon Information, and Source Coding," Presented at GRETSI 2013, Brest, France.
Linear Predictive Coding and the Internet Protocol
Links to book, talk slides, and source material for
early LPC History and the origins of VoIP, with an emphasis
on the Pacific rim portion of the history of the
development of LPC and the first successful documented packet speech
experiments on the ARPAnet in December 1974.
Banff International Research Station Workshop on Mentoring for
Engineering Academia II, 22 - 27 July 2007.
Slides and photos
- Foundations and Trends
in Signal Processing, Founding Editor, Emeritus
Proceedings of the
June 2004 PAESMEM/Stanford Workshop
on Mentoring in Engineering:
Compression and Classification Group Alumni/Alumnae
(No warrantees included.)
Probability, Random Processes, and Ergodic Properties
Revised March 2009. This is the final version of
the First Edition of the book.
published August 2009. Errata for both first and second editions
posted at http://ee.stanford.edu/~gray/arp.html
Introduction to Statistical Signal
Processing, with Lee D. Davisson.
Hardcover edition published by
Cambridge University Press, December 2004, Cambridge, UK.
Errata for the printed edition.
Corrected paperback edition published in 2010.
- Entropy and Information Theory,
revised 3 March 2013. This is the final version of the First
Edition with corrections. Second Edition
published by Springer in 2011.
- Conditional Rate Distortion
Scanned copy of Information Systems Laboratory Technical Report
6502-2, October 1972,
an early work on conditional rate distortion functions and
related theory. The report provided supporting details for published
papers relevant to the topic, specifically
``A new class of lower bounds to information rates of
stationary sources via conditional rate-distortion
functions,'' R.M. Gray,
IEEE Trans. on Info. Theory, Vol. IT-19,
``Source coding over simple networks,''
R. M. Gray and A. D. Wyner,
Bell Systems Tech. J., Vol. 53,
- Amy Heard:
Posted 24 September 2021, regularly updated. Combined,
corrected, expanded version of the following two old manuscripts
with added background material for context. Still transcribing additional letters
and adding notes on Amy's friends and family in the late nineteenth century.
Nonfiction Gilded Age history.
Updated 6 July 2022.
- Amy Heard: Letters from the Gilded Age,
revised September 2005.
- Max & Max,
Revised July 2005.
- The Salem Houses of William ``Old
Billy'' Gray, a note on the houses owned by the Salem merchant along
with photos from the Essex Institute (now part of the Peabody Museum) of
his best known house, which later became the Essex House until it was
torn down to make room for the East India Mall, now the
Museum Place Mall. Be warned this is a 13M
file because of the high resolution images.
Entropy and Information Theory: Second Edition, Springer,
Probability, Random Processes, and Ergodic Properties: Second
- Robert M. Gray,
Toeplitz and Circulant Matrices: A
Review, Now Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts.
Robert M. Gray and Lee D. Davisson,
Introduction to Statistical Signal
Cambridge University Press
Chee Son Won and Robert M. Gray,
Stochastic Image Processing,
- Jia Li and Robert M. Gray,
Image Segmentation and Compression Using Hidden Markov Models,
R.M. Gray and J.G. Goodman,
Fourier Transforms: An introduction for engineers,
Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer), Boston 1995.
A. Gersho and R. M. Gray,
Vector Quantization and Signal Compression,
Kluwer Academic Press/Springer,
- Formerly Quantization theory and algorithms,
Information theory, Statistical signal processing, Signal compression and classification.
- Now mostly sailing, hiking, historical research and writing.
The Salem Houses of William "Old Billy" Gray
History and photographs of the historic Sun Tavern and Essex Inn
its destruction to make room for the East India (now Museum Place) Mall.
Poisoning by Wholesale: A Reminiscence of China Life
A manuscript by Albert Farley Heard written during the 1880s regarding
the panic in China in 1857.
The Poisoning in HongKong --- An Episode of Life in China, Forty Years Ago
Another memoir of the Hong Kong poisoning incident, this time by
Augustine Heard, Albert Farley Heard's brother. Written about 1894.
For maritime art and history, check out
Marine Art Education Center.
For nifty old books, including maritime history, have a look at the
Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America
and the Ten Pound Island Book Company.
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Last modified 25 April 2022