JSAIT Cover Art March 2021

JSAIT March 2021 Issue

The March 2021 issue of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory is on privacy and security of information systems. Fig. 9 from "Network Coding-Based Post-Quantum Cryptography" by Cohen et al., p. 49.

ITW2021 for Slideshow

ITW 2021

The 2021 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW2021) is scheduled to be held October 17-21, 2021, originally in Kanazawa, Japan.  Paper submission deadline April 30, 2021.

ISIT2021 Slideshow Image shows Melbourne at Night


The 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory will be a virtual event, held July 12–20. A interactive virtual symposium is planned, where real-time online participation for all accepted papers will be possible. Read more about the virtual ISIT 2021.

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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.

Information Theory Awardees

Recent winners of ITSOC awards
Alon Orlitsky
2021 Shannon Award Winner
Robert M. Gray
Aaron D. Wyner Award Winner

Upcoming Events

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


Anuran Makur wins the 2021 Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award

Anuran Makur's thesis "Information Contraction and Decomposition" has been award the…

Jun 18, 2021
2021 North American School of Information Theory

The 2021 North American School of Information Theory will take place next week, featuring six…

Jun 15, 2021
2021 ITSoc Chapter of the Year Announced!

The Guangzhou Section Chapter named 2021 Chapter of the Year.

Jun 11, 2021
ISIT2021 Technical Program Is Now Available

The ISIT2021 technical program is now available at https://2021.ieee-isit.org/TechnicalProgram.asp…

Jun 7, 2021


Aug 30, 2021-Sep 04, 2021
Montréal, Québec, Canada
11th International Symposium on Topics in Coding

The 11th International Symposium on Topics in Coding, will be held in Montréal, Québec, Canada,…

25-29 Oct, 2021
MIEM HSE, 34 Tallinskaya street, 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

Postdoc Opportunity on Federated Learning
USC-Amazon Center on Secure and Trusted Machine Learning

Postdoctoral scholar opportunity at the University of Southern California (USC), in the new USC-…

Jun 11, 2021
PhD Positions at University of Siegen, Germany
University of Siegen

There are vacancies for multiple PhD positions at the Chair of Communications Engineering and…

Jun 9, 2021
Faculty Position in Quantum Information and Computation
Telecom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Permanent faculty position open at Telecom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris,  at the…

May 21, 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