2016 North-American School of Information Theory, June 21-23

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2016 North-American School of Information Theory, June 21-23

The 2016 North-American School of Information Theory, June 21-23 at Duke University
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Duke Chapel
Duke Chapel
FCIEMAS Fitzpatrick Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine and Applied Sciences
FCIEMAS
Students at NASIT 2015 in San Diego
Students at NASIT 2015 in San Diego

Overview

The 2016 School of information will be hosted at Duke University, June 21-23.  It is sponsored by the IEEE Information Theory Society, Duke University, and the Center for Science of Information.  The school provides a venue where doctoral and postdoctoral students can learn from distinguished professors in information theory, meet with fellow researchers, and form collaborations.  

Program and Lectures

The daily schedule will consist of morning and afternoon lectures separated by a lunch break with poster sessions. Students from all research areas are welcome to attend and present their own research via a poster during the school.  The school will host lectures on core areas of information theory and interdisciplinary topics. The following lectures are confirmed: 

Here are links to the final program and a pdf flyer.

Logistics

Applications will be available on March 15 and will be evaluated starting April 1.  Accepted students must register by May 15, 2016.  The registration fee will include food and 3 nights accommodation in a single-occupancy room.  We suggest that attendees fly into the Raleigh-Durham (RDU) airport located about 30 minutes from the Duke campus. Housing will be available for check-in on the afternoon of June 20th.  The main part of the program will conclude after lunch on June 23rd so that attendees can fly home that evening.

A list of posters and a map are now available.

To Apply: sorry, applications are no longer accepted

Administrative Contact: Kathy Peterson, itschool2016@gmail.com

Organizing Committee

Henry Pfister (chair) (Duke University), Dror Baron (North Carolina State University), Matthieu Bloch (Georgia Tech), Rob Calderbank (Duke University), Galen Reeves (Duke University). Advisors: Gerhard Kramer (Technical University of Munich) and Andrea Goldsmith (Stanford)

Sponsors