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Dobrushin Prize (Information Theory, Mathematical & Computer Linguistics)

The Dobrushin Foundation has launched the International Dobrushin Prize, awarded annually to outstanding researchers for the totality of their work in the domains of the research interests of Ronald L. Dobrushin (1929-1995), one of the founders of the Independent University of Moscow. The areas include information theory, statistical physics, probability theory, and mathematical and computer linguistics. The prize committee, formed of independent experts, is accepting nominations from any researcher or a group of researchers.

Nominations should be sent before May 10, 2007 to , and should include a list of significant publications of the candidate, a brief summary of several of the candidate's most important publications, and a list of three experts who have agreed to endorse the nomination. The prize is awarded each year on June 20, the birthday of Dobrushin. The winner receives a diploma and the equivalent of US$3,000 and is invited to present a lecture at the Institute for Information Transmission Problems in Moscow.

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