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.

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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


Yuejie Chi named the IEEE Information Theory Society 2021 Goldsmith Lecturer

Yuejie Chi announced as the 2021 Goldsmith Lecturer

Apr 4, 2021
Muriel Médard named the IEEE Information Theory Society 2021 Padovani Lecturer

Muriel Médard announced as the 2021 Padovani Lecturer

Apr 4, 2021
The IEEE Information Theory Society names 2021-22 Distinguished Lecturers

2021-22 Distinguished Lecturers announced

Apr 4, 2021
Registrations for ITW 2020

Registrations for ITW 2020 are now open.
Workshop dates: April 11-15, 2021.

Feb 19, 2021


Jun 06, 2021
BOG Meeting - June 2021

The second BOG meeting of 2021 will be held virtually on zoom. BOG members and approved presenters…

19-21 May, 2021
Sixth London Symposium on Information Theory (LSIT)

The symposium continues the tradition of the historical first four editions of LSIT, which were…

15-18 Jun, 2021
Online conference "Youth in High Dimensions", 15-18 June

We are excited to announce the second edition of our conference “Youth in High Dimensions” that…

Jobs Board

Postdoctoral Position in Data Driven Compression
University of Toronto

We are soliciting a post-doctoral position in the area of source coding using machine learning…

Apr 21, 2021
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Science of Information
Center for Science of Information, Purdue University

The Center for Science of Information (CSoI) seeks a postdoctoral researcher to work on broad…

Apr 18, 2021
Post-Doctoral Researcher in Distributed Computing
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Distributed Computing at The Hong Kong University of Science and…

Apr 13, 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