2014 European School of Information Theory

General Information


The school will bring together students from many different countries and provide them with the opportunity to listen to distinguished researchers in the field, present their own research results and get feedback. 


  • Venkatesan Guruswami  (Carnegie Mellon University)
    List error-correction with information-theoretically minimal redundancy
  • Camilla Hollanti  (Aalto University)
    Algebraic lattices and applications to communications
  • Yuval Ishai  (Technion)
    The complexity of information-theoretic secure computation
  • Yingbin Liang  (Syracuse University)
    Information theoretic security and its applications
  • Bobak Nazer  (Boston University)
    Compute-and-Forward: an explicit link between finite field and Gaussian interference networks
  • Rüdiger Urbanke  (EPFL) 
    Spatial Coupling -- What is it, why does it work, and what are the open challenges? 

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Organizing committee



Advisory committee


Project management and administration

  • Kairit Shor (University of Tartu)
  • Kerli Kangro (Tallinn University conference center)


The school is organized by the Institute of Computer Science at the University of Tartu. 

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The school is officially supported by the IEEE Information Theory Society, by the EU ICT COST Action IC1104, and by the European Regional Development Fund through the Estonian Center of Excellence in Computer Science, EXCS.

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Contact us  

For inquiries email us at  v i t a l y . s k a c h e k (at) u t . e e