Yaakov Ziv

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Jacob Ziv (Hebrew: יעקב זיו; born 1931) is an Israeli electrical engineer who, along with Abraham Lempel, developed the LZ family of lossless data compression algorithms. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yaakov Ziv has received more than 18,542 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Yaakov Ziv is the 271st most popular engineer (down from 237th in 2019), the 260th most popular biography from Israel (down from 219th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Israeli Engineer.

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Among engineers, Yaakov Ziv ranks 271 out of 325Before him are Hans Moravec, Verghese Kurien, Peter Schreyer, Geoffrey de Havilland, Da-Wen Sun, and William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong. After him are Frances Spence, K. Eric Drexler, Peter Chen, John Lombe, Robert Moses, and Mario Theissen.

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Among people born in 1931, Yaakov Ziv ranks 357Before him are Shuhrat Abbosov, Gustav-Adolf Schur, Della Reese, Arturo Pomar, Zaur Kaloev, and Charles Bassett. After him are William H. Keeler, Heinz Fütterer, Jackie McLean, Robert Morse, Yevdokiya Mekshilo, and Sven Delblanc.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Yaakov Ziv ranks 260 out of 389Before him are Nir Barkat (1959), Nahum Stelmach (1936), Moshe Castel (1909), Yaakov Neeman (1939), Bar Refaeli (1985), and Juliano Mer-Khamis (1958). After him are Nurit Peled-Elhanan (1949), Shlomo Artzi (1949), Ronit Elkabetz (1964), Gideon Toury (1942), Benny Hinn (1952), and Avishai Cohen (1970).

Among ENGINEERS In Israel

Among engineers born in Israel, Yaakov Ziv ranks 2Before him are Eliyahu M. Goldratt (1947).