The Information Theory Society Paper Award is given annually for an outstanding publication in the fields of interest to the Society appearing anywhere during the preceding four calendar years.
The purpose of the Information Theory Paper Award is to recognize exceptional publications in the field and to stimulate interest in and encourage contributions to fields of interest of the Society. The Award consists of an appropriately worded certificate(s) and an honorarium of \$1,000 for a paper with a single author, or an honorarium of \$2,000 equally split among multiple authors. To be eligible, the paper must have appeared in the preceding four (4) calendar years.
Nominations and optional letters of endorsement must be submitted by March 15 using the online nomination form.