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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.
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
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Shannon's centenary US stamp proposal
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Meet the Shannon Awardee 2013 Visit http://media.itsoc.org/marton-interview.pdf
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Meet IT Society Members

Keith Martin

Information Security Group
Royal Holloway, University of London
Egham Hill
Egham
Surrey TW20 0EX
U.K.
Tel: +44 1784 443099

Explore IT Society Papers

Stefan M. Moser, "Duality-Based Bounds on Channel Capacity".  Jan 2005

In his famous 1948 paper "A Mathematical Theory of Communication," Claude E. Shannon derives the ultimate limit of reliable communication—the channel capacity—and gives a general ...

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