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Call for 2023 Award Nominations

Nominations are now open for paper awards as well as annual awards and recognition from the IEEE Information Theory Society.

Portrait of Prof. Rüdiger Urbanke. Source: EPFL

Shannon Award for 2023

The IEEE Information Theory Society is pleased to announce that Rüdiger Urbanke is the recipient of the Claude E. Shannon Award for 2023.

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JSAIT Issue: Distributed Coding & Computation

The June 2022 issue of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory is on "Distributed Coding and Computation".

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Aylin Yener Elected as IEEE Division Director

The IT Society congratulates Past President Aylin Yener for being elected to be the next IEEE Division IX Director.

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Information Theory Society

The IEEE Information Theory Society is the premier professional society dedicated to the advancement of the mathematical underpinnings of information technology for the benefit of humanity. Information theory encompasses the processing, transmission, storage, and use of information, and the foundations of the communication process.

Aspects of Our Society

A gathering of videos, books and more that show how information theory impacts our lives.
Meet IT Society Students
The Student and Outreach Subcommittee plans student and outreach activities at symposia and workshops.
Read Our Newsletter
The IEEE Information Theory Society Newsletter connects our members and is published four times a year.  Beginning with the March 2022 issue, the Newsletter is online only.


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Nov 30, 2023
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Mar 27, 2023
Robert Calderbank - USC Viterbi Lecture, Thursday March 2, 2023

Robert Calderbank of Duke University will give the 2023 USC Viterbi Lecture on Thursday, March 2,…

Feb 28, 2023
Submission Deadline Approaching: JSAIT Issue on Role of Freshness and Semantic Measures

Call for Papers for JSAIT Issue on the Role of Freshness and Semantic Measures in the Transmission…

Feb 17, 2023


Jobs Board

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University of texas

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Nov 30, 2023
Postdoctoral Researcher Position on Information Theory and Codings
Bilkent University New

Immediate openings for postdocs on insertion/deletion channels and DNA storage at Bilkent…

Mar 3, 2023
Postdoc Positions in Wireless Communications
University of Hawaii

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Hawaii is looking for two…

Feb 22, 2023

Recent Journal Issues

IEEE BITS the Information Theory Magazine

BITS publishes tutorial articles on broad research areas viewed through an information-theoretic lens.

Videos on Information Theory

Research In Information Theory

Selected papers on information theory from our journals and conferences