Program

The full ITW2015 program can be found here.

Plenary Speakers

Invited Sessions

The full list of invited papers can be found here.


New applications of lattice codes

organizers: B. Nazer, Boston University and M. Gastpar, EPFL

Speakers: Or Ordentlich, Giuseppe Caire, Yi Hong, Navin Kashyap


Interactive communication and computations

organizer: A. Barg, University of Maryland

Speakers: Ignacio Cascudo Pueyo, Rotem Oshman, Vinod Prabhakaran, Ofer Shayevitz


Physical-layer security and its connections to cryptography

organizer: M. Bloch, Georgia Tech

Speakers: Stefano Tessaro, Aylin Yener, Renato Renner, Himanshu Tyagi


Information theory for optical communication

organizer: M. Feder, Tel Aviv University

Speakers: Erik Agrell, Cristian Antonelli, Gerhard Kramer, Ronen Dar


“Big data” and learning

organizer: A. Orlitsky, UC San Diego

Speakers: Ronitt Rubinfeld, Prasad Santhanam, Alon Orlitsky, Naftali Tishby, Yishay Mansour


Communication over non-standard channel models

organizer: N. Kiyavash, University of Illinois

Speakers: Olgica Milenkovic, Eitan Yaakobi, Arya Mazumdar, Daniel Cullina


Coding with finite block-length, zero delay, multicasting, or feedback

organizer: T. Weissman, Stanford

Speakers: Paul Cuff, Tara Javidi, Aditya Mahajan, Ayfer Ozgur, Sergio Verdú


Finite block-length information theory

organizers: Y. Polyanskiy, MIT and Sergio Verdú, Princeton

Speakers: V. Kostina, William Matthews, Oliver Kosut, Y. Polyanskiy


HDPCC Mini-Workshop

organizers: D. Forney, MIT, A. Vardy, UC San Diego and Y. Be’ery, Tel Aviv University

Speakers: Stark Draper, Michael Chertkov, Eirik Rosnes, Paul Siegel, Stefan Ruzika (2 talks)


Advances in multi-terminal information theory

organizer: A. Lapidoth, ETH Zurich

Speakers: Michele Wigger, Gerhard Kramer, Prakash Narayan, Young-Han Kim


Information theory-inspired signal compression and processing

organizers: K. Rose, UC Santa Barbara and R. Zamir, Tel Aviv University

Speakers: Kenneth Rose, Greg Wornell, Ertem Tuncel, Kannan Ramchandran

Special Sessions and Events


Panel Discussion on the History of Information Theory

organizer: Tony Ephremides, University of Maryland

Confirmed panelists:

  1. David Forney

  2. Robert Gallager

  3. Sergio Verdú

  4. Andrew Viterbi

  5. Jacob Ziv

The event will take place on Thursday, April 30 2015 – Claude Shannon’s 99th birth anniversary.

Contributed Program

A list of accepted papers can be found here.

The full conference program is now available here.