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.

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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Upcoming Events

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


ISIT 2021 Post-Symposium Summary and Thanks

ISIT 2021, the longest ISIT ever, is now completed. We thank all participants for contributing to…

Jul 22, 2021
Raymond W. Yeung Named Recipient of 2022 Claude E. Shannon Award

The IEEE Information Theory Society is pleased to announce that Raymond W. Yeung is the recipient…

Jul 20, 2021
2021 Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award Recipients Announced

Two recipients have been announced for the 2021 Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award

Jul 20, 2021
2021 Information Theory Society Paper Award Recipients Named

2021 Information Theory Society Paper Award recipients named

Jul 13, 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,…

Sep 27, 2021-Oct 01, 2021
Call for Papers: Beyond IID in Information Theory 9

“Beyond IID” is an exciting workshop (Sept 27 - Oct 1, 2021) on information-theoretic ideas beyond…

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…

Jobs Board

Postdoc Positions at INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France

Open postdoctoral positions at INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, in the broad intersection of information…

Jul 23, 2021
PhD Scholarship on Coding for Uncoordinated Multiple Access
Munich Aerospace / TU Munich (TUM) / German Aerospace Center (DLR)

PhD Scholarship on Coding for Uncoordinated Multiple Access at Munich Aerospace / TU Munich (TUM…

Jul 7, 2021
Postdoc Position on GRAND

Open PostDoc position. Will work in Prof. Médard’s Network Coding and Reliable Communications Group…

Jun 28, 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