ISIT 2021, the longest ISIT ever, is now completed. We thank all participants for contributing to the success of this virtual conference. Read on to see a summary of the statistics.
Jul 22, 2021
The IEEE Information Theory Society is pleased to announce that Raymond W. Yeung is the recipient of the Claude E. Shannon award for consistent and profound contributions to the field of information theory. He will deliver his Shannon Lecture at ISIT 2022.
Jul 20, 2021
As part of efforts to improve inclusivity in the information theory community, if you have participated in the information theory community in any way, please fill out this demographics and inclusion survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ITSoc
Jul 12, 2021
Please let us know what you think about the format of future of ISITs by taking this survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RHSZ29L With ISIT now running, it is a great time to let us know what you think.
Jul 12, 2021
The Student and Outreach Subcommittee and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the IEEE IT society are organizing a virtual mentorship event during the ISIT 2021 conference, on topics relevant to the student, postdoc and young faculty community of the IT society.
Jul 8, 2021
The IT Society's Student and Outreach subcommittee is excited to announce a live Q&A session with this year’s Shannon Award recipient Alon Orlitsky. Register by July 16 at https://2021.ieee-isit.org/MeetShannonLecturer.asp
Jul 7, 2021
ISIT 2021 begins on July 12, and there is still time to register. A welcome message video is now available, with an overview of the program and session format. https://2021.ieee-isit.org/#footer
Jul 1, 2021
WITHITS is recruiting volunteers as table hosts for networking event at ISIT2021. We are planning a virtual networking roundtables event for WITHITS at ISIT this year, and we are looking for people willing to help virtually host a table at this event.
Jun 29, 2021
Call for papers - Entropy: Special Issue "Information Theory and Machine Learning". The goal of the special issue is to collect new results in using information theoretic thinking to solve machine learning problems.
Jun 28, 2021
Anuran Makur's thesis "Information Contraction and Decomposition" has been awarded the 2021 Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award.
Jun 18, 2021
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