Acceptance notifications and final manuscripts

ISIT 2016 - Final Manuscripts

Acceptance notifications have been sent out on April 3. Final manuscripts must be uploaded to the EDAS submission webpage by May 8, 2016.

For detailed information on the format guidelines, copyright form submission and uploading process, please check the conference webpage.

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Recent results session in ISIT 2016

ISIT 2016 - Recent Results

Authors who would like to participate in the ISIT 2016 Recent Results Session are required to send a poster draft and a 1 page abstract explaining the contribution to Dr. Josep Font-Segura ( with the subject ISIT 2016 Recent Results Session, by May 31, 2016.

A committee will screen and select the appropriate manuscripts submitted to the Recent Results track. Please note that these manuscripts will not go through a formal peer review process, and will not appear in the published proceedings.

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Beyond IID workshop in Barcelona

Beyond IID workshop

Beyond I.I.D. in Information Theory Workshop
Barcelona, Spain. July 18-22, 2016

The 4th workshop ‘Beyond I.I.D. in Information Theory’ belongs to a series that started in 2013 in Cambridge. This workshop brings together specialists and students of classical and quantum Shannon theory, cryptography, mathematical physics, thermodynamics, etc, in the hope to foster collaboration in the field of one-shot information theory and its applications.

Dates: July 18-22, 2016
Venue: Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Barcelona

Registration deadline: June 18, 2016

Given the proximity to ISIT 2016 Barcelona, you may be interested in checking this event.

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Tutorials in ISIT Barcelona

ISIT 2016 Tutorials

  • Theoretical Elements of Data Science. Jayadev Acharya (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Alon Orlitsky (University of California, San Diego), Ananda Theertha Suresh (University of California, San Diego).
  • Theory and Practice of Codes with Locality. Alexander Barg (University of Maryland), Itzhak Tamo (Tel Aviv University).
  • Sparse Regression Codes. Andrew Barron (Yale University), Ramji Venkataramanan (University of Cambridge).
  • Energy Harvesting and Remotely Powered Wireless Networks. Ayfer Özgür (Stanford University), Sennur Ulukus (University of Maryland), Aylin Yener (Penn State University).
  • Quantum Information Theory. Mark M. Wilde (Louisiana State University).

More information about the content and outline of the tutorials in the tutorials webpage.

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Workshop in Santander, just before ISIT

WMC 2016 Santander

Workshop on Mathematics in Communications
Santander, Spain. July 6-8, 2016

This workshop will take place in Santander (Spain) just before ISIT.

Some of the topics covered are finite fields, number theory, combinatorics, applications to communications using sequences and arrays, with emphasis in radar, sonar and cryptology. Plenary speakers are Harald Niederreiter (Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics, RICAM), Gary McGuire (University College Dublin) and Carlos Moreno (Baruch College).

Given the overlap with ISIT, you may be interested in checking this event.

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Paper submission is open

ISIT 2016 Barcelona | Sagrada Familia

ISIT 2016 paper submission is now open!

For more information on how to submit a paper to ISIT 2016, on the 2016 IEEE Jack Keil Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award and on the format of the submitted documents, please visit the ISIT 2016 paper submission webpage:

The paper submission deadline is January 24, 2016, at 11:59 PM, Eastern Time (New York, USA). Acceptance notifications will be sent out by April 3, 2016.

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Call for tutorial proposals

ISIT 2016 - Call for tutorials

The 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory seeks half-day tutorial proposals. Tutorials should provide clear and focused teaching material covering new and emerging topics within the scope of the conference.

The tutorial proposal should describe concisely the content, importance and timeliness of the tutorial. More information on the proposal format can be found here. Submissions should be emailed to and by the 30th of November 2015.

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List of plenary speakers

ISIT 2016 Plenary Speakers

The list of plenary speakers is now available:

  • Alexander Barg (University of Maryland, USA)
  • Elza Erkip (New York University, USA)
  • Alexander Holevo (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Russia) [SHANNON AWARD]
  • Giorgio Parisi (University of Rome I, La Sapienza, Italy)
  • Daniel Spielman (Yale University, USA)

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Call for papers

ISIT 2016 - Call for Papers

The call for papers for ISIT 2016 is now available.

Interested authors are encouraged to submit previously unpublished contributions from any topic related to information theory. Researchers working in emerging fields and applications of information theory are especially encouraged to submit original findings.

Information about when and where papers can be submitted will be posted on the conference web page. The paper submission deadline is January 24, 2016, at 11:59 PM, Eastern Time (New York, USA). Acceptance notifications will be sent out by April 3, 2016.

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ISIT 2016 website

ISIT 2016 Barcelona

We are excited to present the website of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, that will be held for first time in Spain in the city of Barcelona. Lapped by the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is the most popular tourist destination in Spain. In the section Venue and Travel you can find more information about this very special city.

In this website you will find information about the ISIT’16 event and about Barcelona itself. News, press releases, call for papers, program, travel and general information will be published when available.

Stay tuned!


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