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


Videos and Lecture Material for 2021 Croucher Summer Course in Information Theory Now Available

The 2021 Croucher Summer Course in Information Theory was held in August 2021 at The Chinese…

Nov 3, 2021
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


07-11 Dec, 2021
Madrid, Spain
Workshop on Channel Coding beyond 5G: Call for Papers

Workshop on Channel Coding beyond 5G (in conjunction with IEEE Globecom 2021) is now open for…

02-04 Mar, 2022
Zurich, Switzerland
2022 International Zurich Seminar on Information and Communication (IZS)

The 2022 International Zurich Seminar on Information and Communication will take place on March 2–4…

Jobs Board

Tenure Track Position in Deep Learning at University of Toronto
University of Toronto

The Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Arts & Science and the Edward S. Rogers Sr…

Nov 19, 2021
Postdoc in Algebraic Coding Theory and Cryptography
Virginia Tech

Postdoc at Virginia Tech in algebraic coding theory and cryptography, especially code-based…

Nov 18, 2021
Tenure-track position in Mathematics of Quantum Algorithms, Coding, or Cryptography
Virginia Tech

Tenure-track at Virginia Tech in mathematics of quantum algorithms, coding, or cryptography: post-…

Nov 18, 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