ISSN 0032-9460, Problems of Information Transmission, 2008, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 169–170. c Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2008. Original Russian Text c the Editorial Board, 2008, published in Problemy Peredachi Informatsii, 2008, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 110–111. OBITUARY DOI: 10.1134/S0032946008020099 The Editorial Board of Problems of Information Transmission announces with deepest regret the sudden demise of Professor Viktor Kolesnik, Dr. Eng., a member of the Editorial Board. All of Kolesnik’s scientiﬁc and pedagogical activity was connected with Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation; after graduating from the university, he became a grad- uate student and then an assistant professor, an associate professor, and a full professor. His lectures and seminars attracted students by the clarity of presentation, deep analysis of theoretical results, clear understanding of applied problems, and his ability to ﬁnd nontrivial ways to solve them. No wonder that those whom he taught afterwards became top engineers and his own students acquired scientiﬁc honors and degrees. His own scientiﬁc interests were connected with information theory, coding theory, statistics, and algebra. Though he paid tribute to theoretical research, he was always chieﬂy interested in applied problems. This combination of profound theoretical results and particular applied
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