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  Jessie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jessie MacWilliams, an English mathematician who contributed to the field of coding theory.
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 F. Jessie MacWilliams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
FLORENCE JESSIE COLLINSON MACWILLIAMS was born in 1917 in Stoke-on-Trent, England.
MacWilliams wanted to become a member of the Bell Labs technical staff, a position requiring a PhD, so in 1961, she returned to Harvard for a year and obtained a PhD, studying codingtheory with Andrew Gleason.
The MacWilliams equations are widely used by coding theorists, both to obtajn new theoretical information about error-correcting codes and to determine the weight distributions of specific codes." The MacWilliams equations also led to important results in the area of combinatorial designs.
www.math.unl.edu /~awm/awm_folder/NoetherBrochure/MacWilliams80.html   (363 words)

  
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A biography of Jessie Willcox Smith, one of 101 biographies of illustrators.
The Jessie May Trust is a Bristol-based charity that provides a hospice at home service of nursing care and respite for children with a terminal illness.
Jessie's Fund enhances quality of life for sick children through the therapeutic use of music, often in children's hospices.
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 F. Jessie MacWilliams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Received a PhD from Harvard in 1961 (at the age of 44, after many years of raising a family and working at Bell Labs) with a dissertation on "Combinatorial Problems of Elementary Group Theory" under the direction of Andrew Gleason.
In 1980 she gave the first Emmy Noether Lecture of the Association for Women in Mathematics.
Her daughter, Anne MacWilliams, also became a PhD mathematician, completing her graduate work in mathematics at the University of Chicago in 1969.
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 Beyond Statistics or Not » MacWilliams and Sloane (1977): Error-Correcting Codes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
MacWilliams, F. and Sloane, N. (1977) is like a bible in my reference desk on coding theory.
The famous MacWilliams theorem was one of her thesis works then.
More information about MacWilliams can be found from the website of Association for Women in Mathematics.
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 Citations: Combinatorial Properties of Elementary Abelian Groups - MacWilliams (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
MacWilliams, "Combinatorial properties of elementary abelian groups," Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, 1962.
Let C and C be two (linear) codes in F, and suppose there is a linear transformation c c of C onto C preserving weights: wt(c) wt(c) Then C and C are monomially equivalent.
MacWilliams, "Combinatorial properties of elementary Abelian groups," Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1962.
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 Article in a Box - Resonance - January 2005
Florence Jessie MacWilliams, one of the first women to publish in coding theory was born in 1917 in Stoke-on-Trent, England.
In 1939 she joined the famous mathematician Oscar Zariski, well known for his work in algebraic geometry, at Johns Hopkins University, following him to Harvard University to study with him for a year.
There was a break in her studies for many years following her marriage in 1941 to Walter MacWilliams, an engineer, and the birth and raising of three children, two sons and a daughter.
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 screenonline: Matthews, Jessie (1907-1981) Biography
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 MacWilliams Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The MacWilliams relations are one of the gems or Coding Theory.
They were first proved for binary codes by the great Jessie MacWilliams.
MacWilliams Relations for Joint Weight Enumerators for Codes over Rings.
academic.uofs.edu /faculty/Doughertys1/mac.htm   (76 words)

  
 Interview
Of course another person I worked with a lot was Jessie MacWilliams, although I didn't meet her until I came to the Labs in 1968.
In 1968 Jessie MacWilliams' daughter Anne was a graduate student at Cambridge University, a student of John Thompson, and one day she wrote home to her mother to say that there was a lot of excitement at Cambridge because John Conway had just discovered a new simple group.
The Theory of Error-Correcting Codes with Jessie MacWilliams, of course.
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 Jessie Colburn Music - Favorite Songs - Lyrics From   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Profiles of Women in Mathematics: F. Jessie MacWilliams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Profiles of Women in Mathematics: F. Jessie MacWilliams
MacWilliams wanted to become a member of the Bell Labs technical staff, a position requiring a PhD, so in 1961, she returned to Harvard for a year and obtained a PhD, studying coding theory with Andrew Gleason.
The MacWilliams equations are widely used by coding theorists, both to obtain new theoretical information about error-correcting codes and to determine the weight distributions of specific codes." The MacWilliams equations also led to important results in the area of combinatorial designs.
www.awm-math.org /noetherbrochure/MacWilliams80.html   (372 words)

  
 I am looking for the following item: Jessie MacWilliams, Codes and ideals in group algebras, 1969   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I am looking for the following item: Jessie MacWilliams, Codes and ideals in group algebras, 1969.
The item you are looking for is a chapter in the book of proceedings from 1967 titled: Combinatorial mathematics and its applications.
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 Women Mathematicians
The photos of the following women are used with permission of the Association for Women in Mathematics and are taken from Profiles of Women in Mathematics-The Emmy Noether Lectures, published by the AWM.
Lesley Sibner, Linda Keen, Bhama Srinivasan, Mary Wheeler, Karen Unlenbeck, Joan Birman, Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat, Mary Ellen Rudin, Cathleen Morawetz, Olga Taussky-Todd, F. Jessie MacWilliams, Olga Oleinik, Jane Cronin Scanlon.
The color picture of Olga Oleinik was provided by Colette Cuillope.
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 Some Recent Results in Permutation Decoding (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Abstract: Introduction Permutation decoding was first developed by Jessie MacWilliams [9] in the early 60's.
3 Permutation decoding of systematic codes (context) - MacWilliams - 1964
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 THEORY OF ERROR-CORRECTING CODES - MACWILLIAMS FLORENCE JESSIE - GBP122.76   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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