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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.
Mar 27, 2020
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.
Mar 24, 2020
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.
Mar 24, 2020
Vera Stepen Pless Has Passed Away
Prof. Vera Stepen Pless has passed away on Monday March 2, 2020, just before her 89th birthday.
Mar 12, 2020
Call for ISIT 2020 Tutorial Proposals
The deadline to propose tutorials at ISIT 2020 is fast approaching! Please consider and encourage contributing a proposal: https://2020.ieee-isit.org/Tutorials.asp
Mar 11, 2020
EiC Call for Nominations for IEEE BITS
Call for nominations for the first Editor-in-Chief of IEEE BITS the Information Theory Magazine.
Mar 9, 2020
Entropy Special Issue "The Interplay Between Storage, Computing, and Communications from An Information-Theoretic Perspective"
Entropy invites submissions to the special issue “The Interplay Between Storage, Computing, and Communications from An Information-Theoretic Perspective”. The deadline for manuscript submissions is 31 October 2020.
Mar 8, 2020
2020 European School of Information Theory Call for Participation
The 2020 European School of Information Theory will be held in Stuttgart, Germany, from May 24 to May 29, 2020. Registration is now open and early-bird rates are in place until March 26, 2020.
Mar 6, 2020
New IT Soc Video on Recommender Systems Available
Check out our new video on recommender systems. The video describes key insights behind content and collaborative filtering (matrix factorization) and how Amazon, Netflix, Facebook and others predict what you will like.
Mar 1, 2020
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Network Neuroscience
The Decision Neuroscience Laboratory of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Network Neuroscience, beginning Fall 2020.
Mar 1, 2020
Deadline Extension for 2020 IEEE WPS
2020 IEEE International Workshop on Privacy and Security for Information Systems (WPS) Paper Submission Deadline is extended to Friday, April 10 (AoE - 11:59pm).
Feb 20, 2020
Updates from JSAIT, the Society's Newest Journal
JSAIT has had a successful kickoff with three issues in the works. The issues on deep learning and quantum information science are now in process, and the third issue on statistical estimation and inference is now accepting submissions. JSAIT welcomes ideas for future special issues.
Feb 19, 2020
JSAIT Call for Papers: Estimation and Inference
JSAIT's third issue will focus on statistical estimation and inference. Papers are due May 1, 2020 and expected publication is November/December 2020.
Feb 18, 2020
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

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