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The IEEE Information Theory Society is an international organization whose purpose is to connect people interested in processing, transmission, storage, and use of information, as well as theoretical and applied aspects of coding, communications, and communications networks.
IEEE Information Theory Workshop 2015
IEEE Information Theory Workshop 2015
Meet the Shannon Awardee 2014 Osvaldo Simeone interviews 2014 Shannon Awardee Janos Korner Watch the video at http://media.itsoc.org/isit2014/JanosKornerInterview.mp4
Meet the Shannon Awardee 2014
Shannon's centenary US stamp proposal Endorse the proposal
Shannon's centenary US stamp proposal
Join ITSoc Join the IEEE Information Theory Society
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Meet the Shannon Awardee 2013 Visit http://media.itsoc.org/marton-interview.pdf
Meet the Shannon Awardee 2013
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Meet IT Society Members

Joao Barros Joao Barros

Contact: Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, s/n 4200-465, Porto, Portugal | Visitors: Building I, Office I338| +351 225081825 | jbarros@fe.up.pt

Executive Secretary: Silvia Bettencourt Ribeiro, Silvia.Bettencourt@cmuportugal.org

Check out our group webpage available here.

Explore IT Society Papers

Changho Suh David Tse, "Symmetric Feedback Capacity of the Gaussian Interference Channel to within One Bit".  Jun 2009

We characterize the symmetric capacity of the two-user Gaussian 

Yury Polyanskiy H Vincent Poor Sergio Verdú, "New channel coding achievability bounds".  Jul 2008

Three essentially different approaches to the constructive part of the channel coding theorem have been ...

Giuseppe Caire Shlomo Shamai (Shitz), "On the Achievable Throughput of a Multiantenna Gaussian Broadcast Channel".  Jul 2003

A Gaussian broadcast channel (GBC) with r single-antenna receivers and t antennas at the transmitter is considered. Both transmitter and receivers have perfect knowledge of the channel. ...

Latest Newsletter

June 2014

President’s Column; From the Editor; Professors Elected to the US National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society; The Historian’s Column; NSF Center for Science of Information; In Memoriam: Thomas J. Goblick, Jr.; Golomb’s Puzzle Column: Counting Necklaces; Golomb’s Puzzle Column: Elementary Arithmetic Solutions; Calls for Nominations/Papers; Calendar

Latest Paper Awards

2014
Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award
A. Sharov , R.M. Roth , "New Upper Bounds for Grain-Correcting and Grain Detecting Codes", Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Honolulu, Hawaii, Jul. 2014
2014
Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award
C. Bunte , A. Lapidoth , A. Samorodnitsky , "A Proof of the Ahlswede-Cai-Zhang Conjecture", Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Honolulu, Hawaii, Jul. 2014
2014
Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award
H. Hassani , "Polarization and Spatial Coupling: Two Techniques to Boost Performance", Ph.D. Thesis, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sep. 2013
2014
Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award
P. Gopalan , C. Huang , H. Simitci , S. Yekhanin , "On the Locality of Codeword Symbols", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Nov. 2012
2014
Information Theory Society Paper Award