Shimon Even

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Shimon Even
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Born (1935-06-15)June 15, 1935
Tel Aviv, British Mandate for Palestine (present-day Israel)
Died (2004-05-01)May 1, 2004
Alma mater Harvard University
Scientific career
Fields Computer Science, Cryptography
Institutions Technion,
Weizmann Institute of Science
Doctoral advisor Hao Wang
Doctoral students Oded Goldreich, Baruch Awerbuch

Shimon Even (Hebrew: שמעון אבן‎; June 15, 1935 – May 1, 2004) was an Israeli computer science researcher. His main topics of interest included algorithms, graph theory and cryptography. He was a member of the Computer Science Department at the Technion since 1974. Shimon Even was the PhD advisor of Oded Goldreich, a prominent cryptographer.


  • Algorithmic Combinatorics, Macmillan, 1973.
  • Graph Algorithms, Computer Science Press, 1979. ISBN 0-7167-8044-5.

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