Shimon Even

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Shimon Even
Born(1935-06-15)June 15, 1935
Died(2004-05-01)May 1, 2004
Alma materHarvard University
Scientific career
FieldsComputer Science, Cryptography
Weizmann Institute of Science
Doctoral advisorHao Wang
Doctoral studentsOded 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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