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Robert G. Gallager Receives 2020 Japan Prize
Robert G. Gallager will be awarded the 2020 Japan Prize for his contributions to information theory, including the development of error-correcting codes that are used in 5G systems.
Feb 10, 2020
In Memoriam: Piet Schalkwijk
Tribute to Piet Schalkwijk, who passed away on January 30, 2020. Han Vinck writes about Pieter's scientific career and his contributions to coding and information theory.
Feb 4, 2020
Entropy Special Issue on "Information Flow in Neural Systems"
Entropy Special Issue on "Information Flow in Neural Systems" articles on both artificial and natural neural networks are welcome
Jan 24, 2020
PhD Positions at TU Berlin, Germany
There are vacancies for two PhD positions at the Information Theory and Applications Chair (Prof. Rafael Schaefer) at the Technische Universität Berlin (TUB), Germany. The positions are initially limited to two years with a possible extension. The positions are part of the projects "Post Shannon Communication," funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and "Machine Learning for Physical Layer Security" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
Jan 17, 2020
ISIT2020 Deadline Extended
The paper deadline for ISIT 2020 in Los Angeles has been extended to Wednesday January 15.
Jan 13, 2020
ISIT Paper Submission Deadline Extended to Jan 15
The ISIT Paper Submission Deadline is extended to Wednesday, January 15, 11:59PM Eastern Time.
Jan 12, 2020
ISIT deadline extended to 1/15/2020 11:59pm EST
The ISIT deadline has been extended to 1/15/2020 11:59pm EST
Jan 12, 2020
Paper Submissions for ISIT 2020 Due Jan 12
The deadline for paper submission is Sunday, January 12, 2020, at 11:59 PM, Eastern Time (New York, USA).
Jan 4, 2020
Class of 2020-21 Distinguished Lecturers
The IEEE Information Theory Society names the Class of 2020-21 Distinguished Lecturers
Jan 2, 2020
Ayfer Özgür named the ITSoc 2020 Goldsmith Lecturer
Ayfer Özgür named the IEEE Information Theory Society 2020 Goldsmith Lecturer
Jan 2, 2020
David Tse named the ITSoc 2020 Padovani Lecturer
David Tse named the IEEE Information Theory Society 2020 Padovani Lecturer
Jan 2, 2020
Post-Doctoral Vacancies at ITCSC, CUHK, Hong Kong
Post-doctoral vacancies at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Communications at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Dec 21, 2019
Submission open for ISIT 2020
The paper submission portal is now open for ISIT 2020: https://2020.ieee-isit.org/Papers.asp
Dec 20, 2019
JSAIT Updates
Updates on ITSoc's new journal JSAIT
Dec 18, 2019
Report on the 8th Van der Meulen Seminar
The 8th Van der Meulen Seminar was held on December 13, 2019
Dec 18, 2019
Katalin Marton Has Passed Away
Katalin Marton was a giant of our field. She also made remarkable contributions to measure concentration with applications to probability theory and ergodic theory. She received the Shannon Award and was the only woman to do so.
Dec 18, 2019
PhD and Postdocs Positions in Communication Theory at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
We have open vacancies for PhD students and Postdocs in communication theory and the application of machine learning in reliable communications at the Communications Engineering Lab (CEL, Prof. Laurent Schmalen) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany.
Dec 17, 2019

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