Mr. Ren thanked Professor Arikan for taking the time to visit Huawei, commending him on his research – “an extraordinary contribution to humanity.” He said Huawei will remain committed to basic research and continue to sponsor the research of Professor Arikan and his team. He added that Huawei will take a page from Professor Arikan’s book, and keep working hard to make its own contribution to humanity.
According to Professor Arikan, the invention of polar codes was a group effort, one that testifies to the capabilities and innovation of his team. He went on to discuss the tremendous progress he has seen in recent years among Chinese scientists and universities across all disciplines, including both science and engineering. He said that this progress wouldn’t have been possible without the involvement and efforts of outstanding companies like Huawei. Huawei has the best engineers in the world, he said, expressing gratitude for the solid support that the company and its experts have provided over the years.
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