ITW 2015

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.