Dr. Kenneth "Ken" Steiglitz is a professor of computer science at Princeton University. He was born in Weehawken, New Jersey on January 30, 1939. He received his Doctor of Engineering Science from New York University in 1963. In 1997 he was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Steiglitz has been teaching at Princeton University since 1963. His current research interests include Alternative models of computation, computing with solitons; auction theory and applications, agent-based market simulation. He is Director of the Program in Applications of Computing.
Steiglitz is a Fellow of the IEEE and ACM and has received numerous awards. In June 2007, he was named Eugene Higgins Professor of Computer Science.
- A DSP Primer, with Applications to Digital Audio & Computer Music, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1996.
- Combinatorial Optimization: Algorithms and Complexity (with C. H. Papadimitriou), Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1982 (& 1998)
- Introduction to Discrete Systems, John Wiley, New York, New York, 1974.
- Snipers, shills, & sharks: eBay and human behavior, Princeton University Press, 2007.
- Personal website, which includes his publications
- Powells.com technica q&a interview with Ken Steiglitz (from June 2007)