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PhD position in error correction coding and shaping for optical communication

The Coding group at DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark has an open PhD position within the topic of information theory and error correction coding and shaping for optical communication. This project is part of collaboration between DTU Fotonik and the Institute for Communications Engineering (LNT) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) within the EuroTech Alliance.

Information theory workshop at CNS*2018 -- call for contributed talks

Announcement of, and call for contributions to, the Workshop on Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience at CNS*2018, Seattle, USA, July 17-18, 2018.

Open Position for PhD Student in Coding at Huawei Paris

The Mathematical and Algorithmic Sciences Lab of the Huawei Paris Research Centre is seeking strong candidates for an open position to pursue a PhD in the area of polar coding.

Open Positions in Coding and DSP at Huawei Paris

The Mathematical and Algorithmic Sciences Lab of the Huawei Paris Research Centre is seeking strong candidates for permanent junior and senior research positions in the area of channel coding and modulation as well as digital signal processing for fibre-optical communications.

Recent Results Session at ISIT

Recent Results Session at ISIT 2018 in Vail, Colorado

Alexandros Dimakis wins the James L. Massey Award

Alexandros Dimakis wins the James L. Massey Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding achievement in research and teaching by young scholars in the Information Theory community. The award is named in honor of James L. Massey, who was an internationally acclaimed pioneer in digital communications and a revered teacher and mentor to an entire generation of communications engineers. He was one of the outstanding researchers and leaders of the IEEE Information Theory Society over a period of 50 years.

Jingbo Liu wins Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award

Jingbo Liu wins Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award

The IEEE Information Theory Society Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award, established in 2013, is awarded annually to the author of an outstanding doctoral dissertation contributing to the mathematical foundations of any of the information sciences within the purview of the Society including, but not limited to, Shannon theory, source and channel coding theory, data compression, learning theory, quantum information theory and computing, complexity theory, and applications of information theory in probability and statistics.

Videos from the celebration of George Boole

A joint project between University College Cork (UCC) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was about understanding the impact of George Boole's ideas and Shannon's remarkable work on modeling switching using Boolean algebra.

ITW 2018 Guangzhou: Deadline Extension

ITW 2018 Guangzhou: Deadline Extension

Extended paper submission deadline for the 2018 IEEE Information Theory Workshop in Guangzhou, China: June 1, 23:59 (Hawaii Time) http://www.itw2018.org/

Open Positions at EURECOM in Communications, covering Caching, Distributed computing and Machine Learning

A variety of PhD-student, Postdoc and 5-year Researcher Positions available.

May 18 Submission Deadline for Information Theory Workshop 2018

The deadline for submissions for the 2018 IEEE Information Theory Workshop in Guangzhou is rapidly approaching.

6 PhD positions at Chalmers in mathematics for deep learning

PhD vacancies at Chalmers in mathematics for deep learning

Submission site open for ITW 2018

The submission deadline is May 18, 2018.

Summer School on Security Applications of Number Theory and Coding Theory

There will be a Summer School in 2018 on "Number theory and coding theory - contemporary applications in security." at Åbo Akademi, Turku.

ISITA2018 Singapore: Deadline extension

ISITA2018 Singapore: Deadline extension

The extended paper submission deadline is April 13. ISITA2018 will be held in Singapore for October 28–31. For more details http://www.isita2018.org/

Prof. Antonia Wachter-Zeh receives the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

ITSOC Member Prof. Antonia Wachter-Zeh has won the prestigious Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize from the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Tenured Faculty Position at EURECOM's Communication Systems Department

The Communications Systems department of EURECOM, Sophia Antipolis, France, invites applications for a full time tenured faculty position in the broad area of data-driven communication systems.

Deadline Extension for BalkanCom

The deadline has been extended to April 11, 2018.