Edwin Thompson Jaynes Bio, Photos and Updates
Edwin Thompson Jaynes
Bio: Edwin Thompson Jaynes was Wayman Crow Distinguished Professor of Physics at Washington University in St. Louis. He wrote extensively on statistical mechanics and on foundations of probability and statistical inference, initiating in 1957 the MaxEnt interpretation of thermodynamics, as being a particular application of more general Bayesian/information theory techniques .
Born: July 05, 1922 in Waterloo, Iowa, USA