Paul Penfield

Paul Penfield, Jr.

Professor of Electrical Engineering Emeritus, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT. Affiliated with the Microsystems Technology Laboratories.

Publications, 2000 – 2009

Publications from these ten years are listed in chronological order, in all areas of interest. This list includes books, published papers, unpublished papers, unpublished memoranda and other items, invited talks, and other presentations.

Recent publications

Earlier publications:
 through 1959
 1960 – 1969
 1970 – 1979
 1980 – 1989
 1990 – 1999


2000

  1. Paul Penfield, Jr., "The Department's TURF," ECE 2000 Retreat, Georgia Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Atlanta, GA; February 18-19, 2000.
  2. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Your Department's TURF: Technical domain, University mission, Research style, and Focal length," NEEDHA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA; March 18, 2000.  Presentation (14,537 bytes).
  3. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Your Department's TURF," Tau Beta Pi Leonardo Da Vinci dinner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; May 3, 2000.
  4. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., Remarks at Memorial Service to Honor and Remember Jonathan Allen, June 4, 1934 - April 24, 2000, Elizabeth Parks Killian Hall, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; October 25, 2000.

2001

  1. Daniel Kleppner, Paul Penfield, Jr., Kenneth N. Stevens, and Jacob K. White, "Resolution on the death of Professor Jonathan Allen," Meeting of the Faculty of MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; February 21, 2001.
  2. Paul Penfield, Jr., Remarks, Eta Kappa Nu Initiation Banquet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; April 22, 2001.
  3. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Information and Entropy," BEACS, informal MIT study group, Cambridge, MA; May 16, 2001. Presentation (15,994 bytes).
  4. David Kauffman, Bill Lyons, Thomas Hanley, Paul Penfield, Peter Dorato, and Gerald W. May, "The Masters as the First Professional Degree in Engineering," Session 3413, 2001 Annual Conference and Exposition, American Society for Engineering Education, Albuquerque, NM; June 24-27, 2001.
  5. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Transition," in Audiocraft Magazine: The First Fourteen Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2001. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 1, no. 6, pp. 16-18; April, 1956.
  6. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Finish for Woodwork," in Audiocraft Magazine: The First Fourteen Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2001. Reprinted from Audio Aids column, Audiocraft, vol. 1, no. 10, p. 33; August, 1956.
  7. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. I: Transistor Action," in Audiocraft Magazine: The First Fourteen Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2001. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 1, no. 12, pp. 18-21, 42-43; October, 1956.
  8. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. II: Miscellaneous Transistor Types," in Audiocraft Magazine: The First Fourteen Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2001. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 1, no. 13, pp. 22-23, 36-37; November, 1956.
  9. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. IIIa: Junction Transistor Characteristics," in Audiocraft Magazine: The First Fourteen Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2001. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 1, no. 14, pp. 26-27, 32-33; December, 1956.

2002

  1. Paul Penfield, Jr., "What is a Discipline?," ABET Board of Directors, Baltimore, MD; March 16, 2002. Presentation (14,407 bytes).
  2. -----, Editorial, in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 1, p. 15, 40; January, 1957.
  3. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. IIIb: Junction Transistor Characteristics," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 19-21, 40; January, 1957.
  4. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Wiring Mistakes," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audio Aids column, Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 2, p. 31; February, 1957.
  5. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. IVa: Biasing the Transistor," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 28-29, 42; February, 1957.
  6. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Hum Detection," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audio Aids column, Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 3, p. 33; March, 1957.
  7. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. IVb: Biasing the Transistor," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 24-25, 40-41; March, 1957.
  8. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. Va: Parameters; Equivalent Circuits," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 26-27, 42-43; April, 1957.
  9. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Microvolt Signal Source," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audio Aids column, Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 5, p. 34; May, 1957.
  10. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. Vb: Parameters; Equivalent Circuits," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 30-31, 45; May, 1957.
  11. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Tape-Recording Announce Mike," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audio Aids column, Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 6, p. 35; June, 1957.
  12. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. VIa: Single-Stage Analysis," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 24-25, 43-44; June, 1957.
  13. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Grounding Test Equipment," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audio Aids column, Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 7, p. 34; July, 1957.
  14. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Multiconductor Cables," in Audio Aids column, in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 8, p. 32; August, 1957.
  15. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. VIb: Single-Stage Analysis," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 8, pp. 28-30; August, 1957.
  16. Paul Penfield, Jr., in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Letter, Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 10, pp. 47-48; October, 1957.
  17. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. VIIa: Transistor Input Stages," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 10, pp. 18-19, 36-38; October, 1957.
  18. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Calibrate It Yourself," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audio Aids column, Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 10, p. 31; October, 1957.
  19. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Battery Charger," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audio Aids column, Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 39, 55; November, 1957.
  20. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. VIIb: Transistor Input Stages," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 19-21, 54-55; November, 1957.
  21. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Perfect Setting," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audio Aids column, Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 12, p. 44; December, 1957.
  22. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. VIIIa: Intermediate Stages," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Second Twelve Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2002. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 2, no. 12, pp. 28-29, 49; December, 1957.

2003

  1. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Preface," Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; January 29, 2003. PDF.
  2. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Bits," Chapter 1, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; January 29, 2003. PDF.
  3. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Codes," Chapter 2, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; January 30, 2003. PDF.
  4. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Compression," Chapter 3, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; February 7, 2003. PDF.
  5. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Errors," Chapter 4, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; February 20, 2003. PDF.
  6. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Probability," Chapter 5, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; February 27, 2003. PDF.
  7. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Communications," Chapter 6, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; February 27, 2003. PDF.
  8. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Processes," Chapter 7, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; March 13, 2003. PDF.
  9. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Inference," Chapter 8, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; March 27, 2003. PDF.
  10. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Principle of Maximum Entropy: Simple Form," Chapter 9, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; March 27, 2003. PDF.
  11. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Principle of Maximum Entropy," Chapter 10, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; April 4, 2003. PDF.
  12. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Physical Systems," Chapter 11, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; April 9, 2003. PDF.
  13. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Energy," Chapter 12, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; April 28, 2003. PDF.
  14. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Temperature," Chapter 13, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; May 2, 2003. PDF.
  15. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Quantum Information," Chapter 14, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.0.2; May 12, 2003. PDF.
  16. John Guttag and Paul Penfield, Jr., "One Hundred Years of Transformation," The Centennial Celebration of the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA; May 23, 2003. Written version (44,794 bytes).
  17. Paul Penfield, Jr., "The Electron and the Bit: 100 Years of EECS at MIT," The Centennial Celebration of the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA; May 23, 2003. Streaming video, for four transmission rates: best quality (220k), good quality (150k), acceptable quality (80k), minimal quality (56k). Streaming audio (no video, 32k). All these are in RealPlayer format. Download a free player here or get one you pay for here.
  18. Suzanne Flynn, Paul Penfield, Jr., and Anna Frazer, "The Communication Requirement," Core Blitz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; August 27, 2003.
  19. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Classic 1950s Articles on Early Transistor Audio and Hobbyist Applications," Oral History, Transistor Museum, http://www.semiconductormuseum.com/Transistors/LectureHall/Penfield/Penfield_Index.htm; August, 2003.
  20. Paul Penfield, Jr., "First Recollections on Transistors," Audio Clip, Transistor Museum, http://www.semiconductormuseum.com/Transistors/LectureHall/Penfield/Penfield_AudioClip1.mp3; August, 2003.
  21. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Building a Transistorized Audio Remote Amplifier at Amherst College in 1953," Audio Clip, Transistor Museum, http://www.semiconductormuseum.com/Transistors/LectureHall/Penfield/Penfield_AudioClip2.mp3; August, 2003.
  22. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Publishing Transistor Articles and Paying MIT Tuition," Audio Clip, Transistor Museum, http://www.semiconductormuseum.com/Transistors/LectureHall/Penfield/Penfield_AudioClip3.mp3; August, 2003.
  23. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Complete Early Transistor Audio Series," Audio Clip, Transistor Museum, http://www.semiconductormuseum.com/Transistors/LectureHall/Penfield/Penfield_AudioClip4.mp3; August, 2003.
  24. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistor Construction Articles," Audio Clip, Transistor Museum, http://www.semiconductormuseum.com/Transistors/LectureHall/Penfield/Penfield_AudioClip5.mp3; August, 2003.
  25. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., Tribute, in "In Memory of Hermann A. Haus", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; November 21, 2003.
  26. "Germanium Transistor Audio Amplifier, Based on a 1956 Design by Paul Penfield Jr.," Historic Construction Project, Transistor Museum, http://semiconductormuseum.com/ConstructionProjects/ConstructionProjects_Penfield_MiniAmp.htm; December, 2003.
  27. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. Part VIIIb: Volume Controls, Mixers, Equalizers, Tone Controls," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Final Eleven Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2003. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 28-29, 45; January, 1958.
  28. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. Part IX: Medium and High-Power Transistors," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Final Eleven Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2003. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 26-27, 43-44; March, 1958.
  29. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. Part Xa: Transistor Output Stages," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Final Eleven Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2003. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 34-35, 43; April, 1958.
  30. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. Part Xb: Transistor Output Stages," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Final Eleven Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2003. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 30-31; June, 1958.
  31. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. Part XI: Transistor Distortion," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Final Eleven Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2003. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 30-31, 44-45; August, 1958.
  32. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Transistors in Audio Circuits. Conclusion: Feedback Design," in Audiocraft Magazine: The Final Eleven Issues Collection, Audio Amateur Press, Peterborough, NH 03458; 2003. Reprinted from Audiocraft, vol. 3, no. 9, pp. 24-25, 38-40; September, 1958.

2004

  1. Lelia Elliston, Deborah Marobella, and Paul Penfield, "Web Site Committee," News and Views, p. 22, First Parish Church in Weston, Weston, MA; February 1, 2004.
  2. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Preface," Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; February 6, 2004. PDF.
  3. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Bits," Chapter 1, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; February 6, 2004. PDF.
  4. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Codes," Chapter 2, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; February 7, 2004. PDF.
  5. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Compression," Chapter 3, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; February 12, 2004. PDF.
  6. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Errors," Chapter 4, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; February 20, 2004. PDF.
  7. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Probability," Chapter 5, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; February 27, 2004. PDF.
  8. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Communications," Chapter 6, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; March 5, 2004. PDF.
  9. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Processes," Chapter 7, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; March 12, 2004. PDF.
  10. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Inference," Chapter 8, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; March 29, 2004. PDF.
  11. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Principle of Maximum Entropy," Chapter 9, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; April 2, 2004. PDF.
  12. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Physical Systems," Chapter 10, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; April 13, 2004. PDF.
  13. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Energy," Chapter 11, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; April 23, 2004. PDF.
  14. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Temperature," Chapter 12, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; May 3, 2004. PDF.
  15. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Quantum Information," Chapter 13, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.1.0; May 5, 2004. PDF.
  16. Suzanne Flynn, Paul Penfield, Jr., and Anna Frazer, "The Communication Requirement," Core Blitz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; September 1, 2004.
  17. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Preface," Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; December 2, 2004. PDF.

2005

  1. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Bits," Chapter 1, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; January 28, 2005. PDF.
  2. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Codes," Chapter 2, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; January 28, 2005. PDF.
  3. Lelia Elliston, Deborah Marobella, and Paul Penfield, "Web Site Committee," News and Views, pp. 26-27, First Parish Church in Weston, Weston, MA; February 6, 2005.
  4. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Compression," Chapter 3, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; February 8, 2005. PDF.
  5. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Errors," Chapter 4, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; February 14, 2005. PDF.
  6. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Probability," Chapter 5, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; February 24, 2005. PDF.
  7. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Communications," Chapter 6, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; March 7, 2005. PDF.
  8. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Processes," Chapter 7, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; March 14, 2005. PDF.
  9. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Inference," Chapter 8, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; March 24, 2005. PDF.
  10. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Principle of Maximum Entropy," Chapter 9, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; April 4, 2005. PDF.
  11. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Physical Systems," Chapter 10, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; April 13, 2005. PDF.
  12. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Energy," Chapter 11, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; April 25, 2005. PDF.
  13. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Temperature," Chapter 12, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; April 28, 2005. PDF.
  14. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Quantum Information," Chapter 13, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.2; May 2, 2005. PDF.
  15. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., "The Electron and the Bit," in The Electron and the Bit, Introduction, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, p. 1; 2005.
  16. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., "The Dawn of the Electrical Age," in The Electron and the Bit, Part 1, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 3-5; 2005.
  17. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., "Electrical Engineering is Born," in The Electron and the Bit, Part 2, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 7-8; 2005.
  18. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., "Electrical Engineering Comes of Age," in The Electron and the Bit, Part 3, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 19-20; 2005.
  19. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., Introduction to Dugald C. Jackson, "The Typical College Courses Dealing with the Professional and Theoretical Phases of Electrical Engineering," Science, New Series 18, No. 466, pp. 710-716, December, 1903, in The Electron and the Bit, Part 3, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 24-25; 2005.
  20. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., "Engineering Science," in The Electron and the Bit, Part 4, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 73-75; 2005.
  21. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., Introduction to Gordon S. Brown, "Educating Electrical Engineers to Exploit Science," Electrical Engineering, pp. 110-115, February, 1955, in The Electron and the Bit, Part 4, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 108-109; 2005.
  22. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., "Computer Science," in The Electron and the Bit, Part 5, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 169-171; 2005.
  23. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., "Master of Engineering," in The Electron and the Bit, Part 6, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 213-215; 2005.
  24. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., Introduction to Paul L. Penfield, Jr., William M. Siebert, John V. Guttag, and Campbell L. Searle, "MIT EECS Master of Engineering: A Status Report," Proceedings, 1994 Frontiers in Education Conference, San Jose, CA, pp. 228-232, 2-6 November, 1994, in The Electron and the Bit, Part 6, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 216-218; 2005.
  25. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., William M. Siebert, John V. Guttag, and Campbell L. Searle, "MIT EECS Master of Engineering: A Status Report," Proceedings, 1994 Frontiers in Education Conference, San Jose, CA, pp. 228-232, 2-6 November, 1994, reprinted in The Electron and the Bit, Part 6, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 218-224; 2005.
  26. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., "Where Do We Go from Here?" in The Electron and the Bit, Part 7, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, pp. 241-247; 2005.
  27. Paul L. Penfield, Jr., Introduction to Paul Penfield, Jr., "Thermodynamics and the Manley-Rowe Equations," Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 37, no. 13, pp. 4629-4630, December, 1966, with abstract in The Electron and the Bit, Abstracts of Favorite Publications by EECS Faculty Members and Senior Research Staff, John V. Guttag, Ed., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, p. 308; 2005.


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  29. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Preface," Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; November 22, 2005. PDF.

2006

  1. Tracy Carlson, Chris Connelly, Lelia Elliston, and Paul Penfield, Jr., "Web Site Committee," News and Views, p. 26, First Parish Church in Weston, Weston, MA; February 5, 2006.
  2. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Bits," Chapter 1, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; February 7, 2006. PDF.
  3. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Codes," Chapter 2, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; February 7, 2006. PDF.
  4. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Compression," Chapter 3, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; February 13, 2006. PDF.
  5. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Errors," Chapter 4, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; February 21, 2006. PDF.
  6. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Probability," Chapter 5, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; February 28, 2006. PDF.
  7. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Communications," Chapter 6, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; March 7, 2006. PDF.
  8. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Processes," Chapter 7, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; March 13, 2006. PDF.
  9. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Inference," Chapter 8, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; March 14, 2006. PDF.
  10. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Principle of Maximum Entropy," Chapter 9, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; April 3, 2006. PDF.
  11. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Physical Systems," Chapter 10, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; April 3, 2006. PDF.
  12. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Energy," Chapter 11, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; April 24, 2006. PDF.
  13. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Temperature," Chapter 12, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; May 1, 2006. PDF.
  14. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Quantum Information," Chapter 13, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.3; May 11, 2006. PDF.
  15. Paul Penfield, Jr., "What do Engineers Do, Anyway?" Last Lecture series, The First Parish Church in Weston, Weston, Massachusetts; October 22, 2006.  Written version.   Handout.
  16. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Preface," Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; December 13, 2006. PDF.

2007

  1. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Bits," Chapter 1, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; January 2, 2007. PDF.
  2. Tracy Carlson, Chris Connelly, Lelia Elliston, and Paul Penfield, Jr., "Web Site Committee," News and Views, p. 23, First Parish Church in Weston, Weston, MA; February 4, 2007.
  3. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Codes," Chapter 2, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; February 5, 2007. PDF.
  4. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Compression," Chapter 3, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; February 12, 2007. PDF.
  5. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Errors," Chapter 4, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; February 15, 2007. PDF.
  6. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Probability," Chapter 5, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; March 1, 2007. PDF.
  7. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Communications," Chapter 6, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; March 8, 2007. PDF.
  8. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Processes," Chapter 7, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; March 15, 2007. PDF.
  9. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Inference," Chapter 8, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; April 2, 2007. PDF.
  10. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Principle of Maximum Entropy," Chapter 9, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; April 2, 2007. PDF.
  11. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Physical Systems," Chapter 10, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; April 19, 2007. PDF.
  12. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Energy," Chapter 11, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; April 30, 2007. PDF.
  13. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Temperature," Chapter 12, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; May 7, 2007. PDF.
  14. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Quantum Information," Chapter 13, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information and Entropy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.4; May 14, 2007. PDF.
  15. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Preface," Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; November 19, 2007. PDF.

2008

  1. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Bits," Chapter 1, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; January 28, 2008. PDF.
  2. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Codes," Chapter 2, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; January 28, 2008. PDF.
  3. Tracy Carlson, Lelia Elliston, and Paul Penfield, Jr., "Web Site Committee," News and Views, p. 22, First Parish Church in Weston, Weston, MA; February 3, 2008.
  4. Paul Penfield, Jr., Academic Panel, ECEDHA Workshop, Globalization Effects on ECE Education for the Engineering Profession, Santa Clara, CA; February 4-5, 2008.
  5. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Models for Engineering Education," Keynote Address, ECEDHA Workshop, Globalization Effects on ECE Education for the Engineering Profession, Santa Clara, CA; February 4-5, 2008. Spoken version.   Presentation.
  6. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Compression," Chapter 3, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; February 12, 2008. PDF.
  7. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Errors," Chapter 4, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; February 15, 2008. PDF.
  8. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Probability," Chapter 5, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; March 3, 2008. PDF.
  9. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Communications," Chapter 6, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; March 10, 2008. PDF.
  10. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Processes," Chapter 7, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; March 11, 2008. PDF.
  11. Paul Penfield, "Information and Entropy," in Plenary Panel IV, Curricula to Encourage Innovation, ECEDHA 2008 Annual Meeting, Coronado, CA; March 14-18, 2008. Prepared spoken version.   Presentation.
  12. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Inference," Chapter 8, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; March 31, 2008. PDF.
  13. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Principle of Maximum Entropy," Chapter 9, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; April 7, 2008. PDF.
  14. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Physical Systems," Chapter 10, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; April 10, 2008. PDF.
  15. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Evolving Models for Engineering Education," EECS Distinguished Seminar, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; April 21, 2008. Publicity.   Abstract.   Spoken version.   Presentation.
  16. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Energy," Chapter 11, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; April 28, 2008. PDF.
  17. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Temperature," Chapter 12, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; May 1, 2008. PDF.
  18. Paul Penfield, Jr., "Quantum Information," Chapter 13, Notes for 6.050J / 2.110J, Information, Entropy, and Computation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Mechanical Engineering, version 1.5; May 12, 2008. PDF.

2009

  1. Paul Penfield, "Lunch Roundtable -- Freshman-Year Engineering/EE/CS Experiences," ECEDHA Northeast Regional Meeting, Cambridge, MA; January 10, 2009.
  2. Tracy Carlson, Lelia Elliston, and Paul Penfield, Jr., "Web Site Committee," News and Views, p. 22-23, First Parish Church in Weston, Weston, MA; February 1, 2009.
  3. Paul Penfield, Jr., "BS + MS and BS/MA Programs," ECEDHA 2009 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA; March 20-24, 2009. Spoken version.   Presentation.

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