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 Agner Krarup “A.K.” Erlang

Agner Krarup “A.K.” Erlang

Birth
Lonborg, Ringkøbing-Skjern Kommune, Midtjylland, Denmark
Death 3 Feb 1929 (aged 51)
Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Burial Sundby, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Plot Section I, row 7 11/12
Memorial ID 21835 · View Source
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Scientist, Inventor. Born in Lonborg, Denmark, he was a mathematician, statistician and engineer who invented the fields of queueing theory and traffic engineering. While working for the Copenhagen Telephone Company in the early 1900s, he was the first person to study the problem of telephone networks. His formula theories for telephone wire and wireless traffic exchanges are accepted as the basis for calculating circuit communication facilities world wide.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21835
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Agner Krarup “A.K.” Erlang (1 Jan 1878–3 Feb 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21835, citing Sundby Kirkegård, Sundby, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark ; Maintained by Find A Grave .