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Charles Bennett Named 2020 Claude E. Shannon Award Winner
The winner of the 2020 IEEE Information Theory Society Claude E. Shannon Award is Charles H. Bennett.
Jul 24, 2019
Redundancy 2019 in MIEM HSE, Moscow, Russia - Extended Deadline 18 August 2019
2019 XVI International Symposium "Problems of Redundancy in Information and Control Systems" (REDUNDANCY) DEADLINE EXTENDED
Jul 19, 2019
Openings within the NICEST Lab @ UIC (Tuninetti, Devroye, Smida)
Several postdoctoral and PhD positions available within the NICEST lab at UIC, in network information theory and communication theory, with Profs Tuninetti, Devroye, and Smida.
Jul 18, 2019
JSAIT CFP: Deep Learning: Mathematical Foundations and Applications to Information Science
IEEE JSAIT's inaugural issue will be on Deep Learning: Mathematical Foundations and Applications to Information Science.
Jul 5, 2019
PhD position in information/coding theory at Simula UiB
There is a vacancy for a PhD position in information/coding theory at the Department of Informatics. The position is for a fixed-term period of 4 years. The workplace is the research center Simula UiB AS, the position is within the Information Theory Section of Simula UiB.
Jul 4, 2019
Open PhD position on Coding Theory for Quantum Technology, Aalto University Finland
Open PhD position on Coding Theory for Quantum Technology, Aalto University Finland
Jul 3, 2019
ICT lab now hiring @ Eindhoven University of Technology
The Information and Communication Theory (ICT) Lab @TU/e is recruiting at all levels in the areas of communication and information theory.
Jul 2, 2019
The Chair of Theoretical Information Technology has an immediate opening for a Doctoral student; Postdoctoral student: Embedded Security / Physical Layer Security for Post Shannon Communication Systems (E13 TVL) (f/m/d)
The joint project "Post Shannon Communication," is being funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). In this joint project, transmission systems that go beyond Shannon's communication approach are to be developed in order to achieve more efficient information transmission for selected applications. The position is initially limited to three years. An extension is possible.
Jun 24, 2019
The Chair of Theoretical Information Technology has an immediate opening for a Doctoral student; Postdoctoral student: Information and Communication Theory for Post Shannon Communication Systems (E13 TVL) (f/m/d)
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) are funding the joint project „Post Shannon Communication“. In this joint project, transmission systems that go beyond Shannon's communication approach are to be developed in order to achieve more efficient information transmission for selected applications. The position is initially limited to three years. An extension is possible.
Jun 24, 2019
Redundancy 2019 in MIEM HSE, Moscow, Russia - Deadline 21 July
XVI International Symposium "Problems of Redundancy in Information and Control Systems" is the conference that covers a wide area of aspects of information and communication systems.
Jun 21, 2019
PhD Scholarship in Information Theory and Security
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computing at the University of Newcastle, Australia is offering a full PhD scholarship in information theory and security to both domestic and international applicants.
Jun 21, 2019
In Memoriam: Elwyn Berlekamp
Tribute to Elwyn Berlekamp, who passed away on April 9, 2019. Jim Omura writes about Elwyn's broad and substantial contributions to information theory, coding theory, and game theory
Jun 12, 2019
PhD Position in Information Theory and Statistics at Huawei Paris Research Center
The Mathematical and Algorithmic Sciences Lab, Huawei Paris Research Center, located in Boulogne-Billancourt (Paris area), is looking for PhD candidates to work in the area at the frontier between information theory and statistics, with application to learning and prediction. Topics include: multiterminal statistical theory, multiterminal data compression and estimation.
Jun 9, 2019
Post-doctoral position in statistical and information theoretic analysis of hardware security systems
Post-doctoral position under Professor Natasha Devroye and Professor Wenjing Rao.
Jun 5, 2019
Ph.D. Position in Statistical and Information Theoretic Analysis of Hardware Security Systems
Ph.D. opening at the University of Illinois at Chicago, supervised by Professor Natasha Devroye and Professor Wenjing Rao.
Jun 5, 2019
Postdoc Position at the Eindhoven University of Technology
Postdoc position available at the Information and Communication Theory Lab (ICT Lab), Eindhoven University of Technology, in the area of information theory applied to the nonlinear optical fibre channel.
May 28, 2019
Call for nominations for Executive Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (2019)
The IEEE Information Theory Society (ITSoc) invites nominations for the position of Executive Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory for an 18-month term, starting on January 1, 2020. It is expected that the Executive Editor (EE) will subsequently transition to Editor-in-Chief (EiC) on July 1, 2021, for an additional 18-month term, ending on December 31st, 2022.
May 24, 2019
In Memoriam: Robert J. McEliece
Tribute to Robert J. McEliece, who passed away May 8, 2019. Dariush Divsalar and Mario Blaum write about Bob's broad and substantial contributions to information theory, coding theory and cryptography.
May 14, 2019

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