JSAIT Cover Art Sept 2021

JSAIT Issue on Coded Computing

The September 2021 issue of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory is on coded computing. Figure from “Slow and Stale Gradients Can Win the Race” by Dutta et al., p. 1012.

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.

Photo from ISIT 2019

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.

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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


Contributions for Society Newsletter

Please submit any contributions for the society newsletter by October 31st.

Oct 17, 2021
ITW2021 Event Platform is Now Online

ITW2021 starts on October 17 as a virtual event, and the event platform is now online. There is…

Oct 11, 2021
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


Nov 13, 2021
BOG Meeting - November 2021

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

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…

Nov 05, 2021
Eindhoven University of Technology
2021 van der Meulen Seminar in Honor of Prof. Frans Willems

Save the date for the 2021 van der Meulen Seminar in honor of Prof. Frans Willems, Friday, November…

Jobs Board

Faculty Positions at Sun Yat-sen University
Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)

The School of Electronics and Information Technology of SYSU is recruiting Professors / Associate…

Oct 5, 2021
Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Austin

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has an…

Oct 4, 2021
PhD in Information Theory @ IMT Nord Europe
IMT Nord Europe

Open PhD position in Information Theory @ IMT Nord Europe (Lille)

Sep 27, 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