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Jack Carlyle

Jack Carlyle.gifJACK CARLYLE, Emeritus Professor
UCLA Computer Science Department
6266B Boelter Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1596
Tel: (310) 825-1617
Fax: (310) 825-7578

Areas of Interest

  • Communication
  • Computation theory and practice
  • Algorithms and complexity
  • Discrete system theory
  • Developmental and probabilistic systems


Dr. Carlyle was born in Cordova, Alaska. He received the B.A. (Mathematics) in 1954 and the M.S. (Electrical Engineering) in 1957 from the University of Washington, and the M.A.(Statistics) and Ph.D. (Electrical- Engineering) in 1961 from the University of California, Berkeley. He was Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton in 1961-62, then joined the UCLA Faculty in 1963 as a member of the Information- Systems Division, the predecessor of our present Computer Science Department. Dr. Carlyle’s areas of research interest include data communication and computer methodology, discrete-state and stochastic systems, algorithms and complexity.