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Registration for ISITA 2020 Is Now Open

Register now for the International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications (ISITA2020), held as a virtual symposium October 24–27. Plenary talks are held live by Zoom. Presentation videos are on-demand, and Gather is used for online chat and discussions.

IEEE SPS 2020 PROGRESS (PROmotinG DiveRsity in Signal ProcESSing) Workshop

The IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) is launching PROGRESS - an initiative aiming to motivate and support women and under-represented minorities to pursue academic careers in signal processing.

Postdoc on High-Speed Error-Correcting Codes and Signal Shaping

Postdoc on High-Speed Error-Correcting Codes and Signal Shaping

Hiring one postdoctoral researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology for up to 1.5 years. The candidate must have a PhD degree in information and/or communications theory, signal processing, or computer science. A strong background on FPGA programming is highly desirable. Affinity with physical layer (including channel coding and/or constellations shaping) is beneficial, but not mandatory.

Joy Thomas Has Passed Away

Joy Thomas, co-author of the seminal textbook "Elements of Information Theory" passed away on September 28, 2020 at the age of 57. Joy's career has included stints at IBM T J Watson Research Center and Google, and co-founding of two successful Silicon Valley companies.

Extension of Deadline for JSAIT Special Issue

The deadline for submission of papers for JSAIT's fifth issue (on Sequential, Active, and Reinforcement Learning) has been extended to Oct 15, 2020.

ITW 2020 - Deadline Extended to Oct. 20

ITW 2020 - Deadline Extended to Oct. 20

In response to a number of requests, the submission deadline for ITW 2020 has been extended to Oct. 20, 2020. Notifications are postponed to Dec. 20. Virtual participation to the conference will be guaranteed for safety reasons related to the COVID pandemic.

Call for Papers: Entropy Special Issue on Information-Theoretic Aspects of Non-Orthogonal and Massive Access for Future Wireless Networks

Call for Papers: Entropy Special Issue on Information-Theoretic Aspects of Non-Orthogonal and Massive Access for Future Wireless Networks

The open-access journal Entropy is arranging a special issue on “Information-Theoretic Aspects of Non-Orthogonal and Massive Access for Future Wireless Networks.” The submission deadline is April 1, 2021. For more information on the scope and publication process, please see https://www.mdpi.com/journal/entropy/special_issues/massive_access

 Postdoc Position in Information Theory at Eindhoven University of Technology

Postdoc Position in Information Theory at Eindhoven University of Technology

Offering a Postdoc Position (1 year) in information theory applied to the nonlinear optical fibre channel. PhD degree in information and/or communications theory or signal processing required. Strong background on Shannon theory highly desirable. Affinity with optical communications, beneficial, but not mandatory. Candidates with degree in mathematics or nonlinear physics welcome to apply.

ITW 2020: Upcoming Paper Submission Deadline

ITW 2020: Upcoming Paper Submission Deadline

The 2020 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW) will be held in Riva del Garda from 11–15, April 2021. Plenary speakers include Andrea Montanari, Andreas Krause, Emina Soljanin, Gabor Lugosi, Giuseppe Caire and Nina Balcan. Paper submission is currently open and the submission deadline is September 30. Virtual participation to the conference will be guaranteed for safety reasons related to the COVID pandemic.

Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology

Seeking one postdoctoral scholar for work at the boundary of information theory and theoretical biology. Desired expertise includes information theory, random processes, linear algebra, stochastic convergence, optimization, and the tools used in finite blocklength analyses. While background in biology is not required, demonstrated prior interest in the field, where available, should be highlighted in the candidate's materials.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow ‐ Science of Information

Postdoctoral Research Fellow ‐ Science of Information

The Center for Science of Information (CSoI) invites applications for its CSoI Postdoctoral Research Fellows program to work with Wojtek Szpankowski, CSoI Director. CSoI seeks a postdoctoral researcher to work on broad intersections of information theory, machine learning, combinatorics, and design and analysis of algorithms.

JSAIT Privacy and Security of Information Systems Deadline Extension to Aug. 15

The deadline for paper submissions to JSAIT's special issue on Privacy and Security of Information Systems has been extended to August 15. This is a hard deadline.

Vertex Postdoctoral Positions at USC

Seeking one to two postdoctoral researchers with expertise in: statistics, learning, structured signal processing, active hypothesis testing, information theoretic measures, interface between machine learning and signal processing and information theory, interface between controls, signal processing and communication etc.

Message to Transactions Authors: Citation of Journal Versions

Authors of accepted papers in the Transactions are requested to make sure that papers which are cited in your accepted paper as preprints on arXiv or as conference papers are replaced by their corresponding publications in the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (or any other journal, if available).

COVID-19 Updates

Read important changes and updates to the 2020 activities of the IEEE Information Theory Society due to the COVID-19 pandemic at:

https://www.itsoc.org/covid

 

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