Ralph Beebe Blackman

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Ralph Beebe Blackman (August 29, 1904 – May 24, 1990) was an American mathematician and engineer who was among the pioneers of the information age along with Claude E. Shannon, Hendrik Wade Bode, and John Tukey. He worked at Bell Laboratories in the 1960s and authored books on the topic of spectrum estimation.


  • R. B. Blackman and J. W. Tukey, The Measurement of Power Spectra from the point of view of communication engineering, New York, Dover Publications 1958.
  • R. B. Blackman, Linear data-smoothing and prediction in theory and practice, Reading, Mass., Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. 1965.

See also[edit]

Blackman's theorem