Alan S. Willsky


Alan S. Willsky
Alan S. Willsky
Newark, NJ, USA
IEEE Browder J. Thompson Memorial Prize Paper Award, ASCE Alfred Noble Prize, IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal


"Multiresolution Markov Models for Signal and Image Processing" by Dr. Alan S. Willsky is a comprehensive overview of multi-resolution (MR) modeling. Describing a framework for processing signals and images, it provides a coherent description of MR methods, concepts, and applications.

An IEEE Fellow, Dr. Willsky has held leadership positions in the IEEE Control Systems Society, of which he is a Distinguished Member. His honors include the IEEE Browder J. Thompson Memorial Prize Award and the American Society of Civil Engineers' Alfred Noble Prize. He is the author of two books, notably Signals and Systems (co-authored with Alan Oppenheim), and has published approximately 170 journal and 300 conference papers. Dr. Willsky is the Edwin Sibley Webster Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he has taught since 1973, as well as a founder, board member and Chief Scientific Consultant of Alphatech, Inc. in Burlington, Massachusetts.