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Saturday, September 20, 2008

2008 Draper Prize to be Awarded to Rudolf Kalman for his development of the Kalman Filter

Rudolf Kalman will receive the prestigious Charles Stark Draper Prize -- a $500,000 annual award that honors engineers whose accomplishments have significantly benefited society -- "for the development and dissemination of the optimal digital technique (known as the Kalman Filter) that is pervasively used to control a vast array of consumer, health, commercial, and defense products."

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http://www.nae.edu/Activities/Projects20676/Awards/DraperPrize/PastWinners/page2008.aspx

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