JSAIT Cover Art 2021 June

JSAIT Issue on Learning

The June 2021 issue of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory is on sequential, active, and reinforcement learning. Fig. 1 from "Robust Change Detection via Information Projection" by Sargun et al., p. 774.

Gerhard Kramer

Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award

Gerhard Kramer is the 2021 recipient of the Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award.

Raymond Yeung Shannon Award

Claude E. Shannon Award for 2022

Raymond W. Yeung is the recipient of the Claude E. Shannon for 2022. The most prestigious award of the IT Society, it is given for consistent and profound contributions to the field of information theory. He will deliver his Shannon Lecture at ISIT 2022.

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Vote in the Board of Governors Election

Members of the IEEE Information Theory Society are encouraged to vote in the election of the Board of Governors.  Deadline is October 5, 2021.  Members should receive notification emails, or you may vote using the link below

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Information Theory Society

The IEEE Information Theory Society is the premier professional society dedicated to the advancement of the mathematical underpinnings of information technology for the benefit of humanity. Information theory encompasses the processing, transmission, storage, and use of information, and the foundations of the communication process.

Vote in the Board of Governors Election
Members of the IEEE Information Theory Society are encouraged to vote in the election of the Board of Governors.  Deadline is October 5, 2021.
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The Student and Outreach Subcommittee plans student and outreach activities at symposia and workshops.
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The IEEE Information Theory Society Newsletter connects our members and is published four times a year.

Upcoming Events

The Information Theory Society's upcoming conferences, workshops and schools


Postdoctoral Researcher Positions Available

Postdoctoral Researcher Positions at AI-Edge Institute

Sep 17, 2021
Early Registration and Technical Program for ITW 2021

Early registration to ITW 2021 is open for one more day! Discounts are available for students, IEEE…

Sep 16, 2021
ITW 2021 Early Registration Now Open

ITW 2021 will be held as a virtual event from October 17 to October 21, 2021. Registration is now…

Aug 24, 2021
ISIT 2021 Post-Symposium Summary and Thanks

ISIT 2021, the longest ISIT ever, is now completed. We thank all participants for contributing to…

Jul 22, 2021


Nov 13, 2021
BOG Meeting - November 2021

This will be a virtual meeting on zoom. BoG members and approved presenters will receive an invite…

Sep 27, 2021-Oct 01, 2021
Call for Papers: Beyond IID in Information Theory 9

“Beyond IID” is an exciting workshop (Sept 27 - Oct 1, 2021) on information-theoretic ideas beyond…

25-29 Oct, 2021
Moscow, Russia
XVII International Symposium Problems of Redundancy in Information and Control Systems

Redundancy 2021 will be held 25–29 October 2021 in hybrid mode. The in-person component will be in…

Jobs Board

NYU Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Wireless Communications
New York University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

NYU is hiring in all areas of wireless systems including antennas, circuits, communications theory…

Sep 20, 2021
Director of Simula UiB
Simula UiB

Open Position: Director of Simula UiB

Sep 17, 2021
Postdoctoral Position in Coding and Information Theory
University of Maryland, Institute for Systems Research and Department of ECE

A postdoctoral position in areas related to coding and information theory is available at the…

Aug 16, 2021

Recent Journal Issues

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory

The IEEE Transactions on Information Theory publishes papers concerned with the transmission, processing, and utilization of information.


Research In Information Theory

Selected papers on information theory from our journals and conferences