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2020 Joint ComSoc/ITSoc Paper Award Winners

The Joint Communications Society/Information Theory Society Paper Award recognizes outstanding papers that lie at the intersection of communications and information theory. Any paper appearing in a ComSoc or IT Society publication during the previous three years is eligible for the award.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Coding and Information Theory at Simula UiB

A three-year post-doctoral position in the area of privacy and security is available at the Information Theory Section of Simula UiB in Bergen, Norway.

Pengkun Yang wins the 2020 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.

Postdoc Position in Quantum Causal Inference at Purdue University

We are looking for candidate with good knowledge in information theory and causal inference, who would be willing to apply the concepts in quantum information theory.

Phd and Postdoctoral Positions in Information Theory at INRIA

Phd and Postdoctoral Positions in Information Theory at INRIA

PhD and Postdoc positions at INRIA in the mathematics of behavioural influence.

Postdoc Position in Wireless Networks at Northwestern University

Postdoc Position in Wireless Networks at Northwestern University

The Communication and Networking Laboratory at Northwestern University is looking for a postdoctoral fellow to work on wireless massive access and/or machine learning for wireless networks.

Deadline extension to May 15: JSAIT Estimation and Inference Special Issue

The paper submission deadline for JSAIT's third special issue on estimation and inference has been extended to May 15.

In Memoriam: Vera Stepen Pless

In Memoriam: Vera Stepen Pless

Tribute to Vera Pless, who passed away on March 2, 2020. Prof. W. Cary Huffman writes about Vera's life, scientific career and her significant, original, and lasting contributions to the study of error correcting codes and information theory.

John Horton Conway has passed away

Emeritus Professor John Horton Conway has passed away on April 11 2020 at Princeton, N.J.

Call for Nominations: Data Storage Best Paper Award and Best Student Paper Award

The Data Storage Technical Committee of the IEEE Communications Society (DSTC) invites you to nominate or self-nominate papers for the 2018-2019 DSTC Best Paper Award and the 2018-2019 DSTC Best Student Paper Award. ​The nomination deadline is July 31, 2020.

Call for Nominations for the First Editor in Chief of IEEE BITS, the Information Theory Magazine

We are seeking nominations for the first Editor in Chief (EiC) of IEEE BITS, who will, together with the Steering Committee and the Editorial Board, ensure its smooth operation and success. The Magazine is administered by a Steering Committee, whose members are D. Costello, E. Erkip, C. Fragouli, U. Mitra and W. Spankowski. Nomination deadline: April 20, 2020. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Postdoctoral Position in Data-driven Graphical Models at ASU

Postdoctoral Position in Data-driven Graphical Models at ASU

Postdoctoral position at Arizona State University in using information sciences to model and learn graph-based representations of high-fidelity electric grid sychrophasor data in a data-driven fashion

ISITA 2020 Paper Deadline Extended to April 17

The International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications (ISITA) will be held October 24–27, 2020 in Kapolei, Hawai’i, USA. The paper submission deadline has been extended to April 17. Special considerations will be made for authors of accepted papers whose travel is restricted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Updates as of March 26, 2020

Society President Aylin Yener describes updates to the Members of the IEEE Information Theory Society regarding the impact of COVID-19. ISIT2020 will be run as a virtual online conference and three award nomination deadlines have been extended.

COVID-19 Updates as of March 22, 2020

Society President Aylin Yener describes important changes and updates to the 2020 activities of the IEEE Information Theory Society due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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