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Recent Results Session at ISIT

Recent Results Session at ISIT 2018 in Vail, Colorado

Alexandros Dimakis wins the James L. Massey Award

Alexandros Dimakis wins the James L. Massey Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding achievement in research and teaching by young scholars in the Information Theory community. The award is named in honor of James L. Massey, who was an internationally acclaimed pioneer in digital communications and a revered teacher and mentor to an entire generation of communications engineers. He was one of the outstanding researchers and leaders of the IEEE Information Theory Society over a period of 50 years.

Jingbo Liu wins Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award

Jingbo Liu wins Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award

The IEEE Information Theory Society Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award, established in 2013, is awarded annually to the author of an outstanding doctoral dissertation contributing to the mathematical foundations of any of the information sciences within the purview of the Society including, but not limited to, Shannon theory, source and channel coding theory, data compression, learning theory, quantum information theory and computing, complexity theory, and applications of information theory in probability and statistics.

Videos from the celebration of George Boole

A joint project between University College Cork (UCC) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was about understanding the impact of George Boole's ideas and Shannon's remarkable work on modeling switching using Boolean algebra.

ITW 2018 Guangzhou: Deadline Extension

ITW 2018 Guangzhou: Deadline Extension

Extended paper submission deadline for the 2018 IEEE Information Theory Workshop in Guangzhou, China: June 1, 23:59 (Hawaii Time) http://www.itw2018.org/

Open Positions at EURECOM in Communications, covering Caching, Distributed computing and Machine Learning

A variety of PhD-student, Postdoc and 5-year Researcher Positions available.

May 18 Submission Deadline for Information Theory Workshop 2018

The deadline for submissions for the 2018 IEEE Information Theory Workshop in Guangzhou is rapidly approaching.

6 PhD positions at Chalmers in mathematics for deep learning

PhD vacancies at Chalmers in mathematics for deep learning

Submission site open for ITW 2018

The submission deadline is May 18, 2018.

Summer School on Security Applications of Number Theory and Coding Theory

There will be a Summer School in 2018 on "Number theory and coding theory - contemporary applications in security." at Åbo Akademi, Turku.

ISITA2018 Singapore: Deadline extension

ISITA2018 Singapore: Deadline extension

The extended paper submission deadline is April 13. ISITA2018 will be held in Singapore for October 28–31. For more details http://www.isita2018.org/

Prof. Antonia Wachter-Zeh receives the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

ITSOC Member Prof. Antonia Wachter-Zeh has won the prestigious Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize from the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Tenured Faculty Position at EURECOM's Communication Systems Department

The Communications Systems department of EURECOM, Sophia Antipolis, France, invites applications for a full time tenured faculty position in the broad area of data-driven communication systems.

Deadline Extension for BalkanCom

The deadline has been extended to April 11, 2018.

ISITA 2018 in Singapore: Deadline extension and Call for Papers

ISITA 2018 in Singapore: Deadline extension and Call for Papers

Paper submission deadline is extended for ISITA 2018 in Singapore from Oct. 28 to Oct. 31. The submission deadline is April 13. Details are at http://www.isita2018.org/

March 2018 ITSOC Newsletter Available Online

March 2018 ITSOC Newsletter Available Online

Conference on Channels, Statistics, Information, Secrecy, Zero-error, And Randomness (CSISZÁR)

Conference on Channels, Statistics, Information, Secrecy, Zero-error, And Randomness (CSISZÁR)

A conference celebrating Imre Csiszár's 80th birthday will be held this summer in Budapest.

Call for entries for "Beyond i.i.d. 2018"

Suggestions for invited talks for "Beyond i.i.d. 2018" are solicited from the community, to be submitted by March 31, 2018. The workshop will be held in Cambridge, UK from July 23 to July 27, 2018.

ITSOC statement on conduct and ethics

The following statement reaffirms the Society's commitment to the IEEE Code of Conduct, IEEE Code of Ethics, and IEEE Nondiscrimination Policy.