Katalin Marton

Katalin Marton Death | Obituary: Probabilist Passed Away

Hungarian mathematician and probabilist, Katalin Marton has died. She passed away on December 3, 2019 at the age of 78.

Marton is widely known as Information theory, concentration of measure, probability theory. Marton obtained her PhD from Eötvös Loránd University in 1965 and worked at the Department of Numerical Mathematics, Central Research Institute for Physics, Budapest from 1965 to 1973, according to information on her Wikipedia page.

Katalin Marton’s cause of death was not announced yet.

“Katalin Marton, an amazing probabilist and information theorist, has passed away. She was the first (and, so far, only) woman to get the Claude E. Shannon Award from IEEE Information Theory Society”