Portrait of Prof. Rüdiger Urbanke. Source: EPFL

Claude E. Shannon Award for 2023

The IEEE Information Theory Society is pleased to announce that Rüdiger Urbanke is the recipient of the Claude E. Shannon award for consistent and profound contributions to the field of information theory.

Venue for ITW 2022 in Mumbai

ITW 2022

The 2022 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW) is planned as a hybrid conference, with the in-person component to be held in Mumbai, India during November 6-9, 2022.

JSAIT Cover Art March 2022

JSAIT Issue on Future Communication Systems

The March 2021 issue of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory is on "Information Theoretic Foundations of Future Communication Systems".

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.
ITSoc Elections start on August 23, 2022.
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The IEEE Information Theory Society Newsletter connects our members and is published four times a year.  Beginning with the March 2022 issue, the Newsletter is online only.

Upcoming Events

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

News

Contributions for Society Newsletter

Please submit any contributions for the society newsletter by Aug. 31, 2022.

Aug 20, 2022
Videos of ISIT 2022 Plenary Lectures Are Now Available

Videos of the ISIT 2022 plenary lectures, including the Shannon Lecture, are available to IT…

Aug 3, 2022
Rüdiger Urbanke Named Recipient of the 2023 Claude E. Shannon Award

The IEEE Information Theory Society is pleased to announce that Rüdiger Urbanke is the recipient of…

Jun 30, 2022
Pravin Varaiya has died

Pravin P. Varaiya died on June 10th at his home in Berkeley, CA at the age of 81.

Jun 20, 2022

Conferences

17-19 Oct, 2022
Tsukuba, Japan
2022 The International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications (ISITA2022)

The 2022 International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications (ISITA) will be held…

Oct 31, 2022-Nov 03, 2022
Denver, Colorado
63rd Annual IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS)

2022 IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS) will take place in person, in Denver…

01-09 Nov, 2022
IIT Bombay, India
2022 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW2022)

2022 IEEE Information Theory Workshop will be held in hybrid mode, with the online component to be…

Jobs Board

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Princeton University
Princeton University

Open position: Assistant Professor of ECE at Princeton University in robotics cyberphysical systems…

Sep 27, 2022
Faculty Opening at the University of Cambridge: Assistant/Associate Professor in Innovative Computational Methods
University of Cambridge

There is a faculty opening at the University of Cambridge for an Assistant/Associate Professor in…

Sep 14, 2022
Postdoctoral Position on Information-theoretic Foundations of Generative Models
Arizona State University

Postdoctoral position at ASU on topics at the intersection of information and learning theory to…

Sep 12, 2022

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.

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Research In Information Theory

Selected papers on information theory from our journals and conferences