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ITW 08
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60th Anniversary of Claude Shannon's Landmark Paper

Looking back and looking forward

ITW 2008 is now officially closed. We are very grateful to all speakers and attendees for a truly memorable conference. Please come back soon and keep in touch with the Networking and Information Processing Group at the University of Porto.

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Press Release by the University of Porto

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The 2008 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW 2008) will take place on May 5-9 in Porto, Portugal. The chosen venue is the magnificient Palacio da Bolsa, right by the River Douro, in the heart of the World Heritage Site of Porto.

Invited sessions will take a brief look into the recent information theory past to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Shannon's landmark paper, and then proceed to explore opportunities for information theory research in quantum computation, biology, statistics, and computer science. A large majority of papers will be contributed, and are solicited in (but not limited to) the following areas:

Contributions by authors new to the information theory community are particularly encouraged.

Information regarding important deadlines, paper submission, technical and social programs, final manuscript format, workshop registration, and hotel accommodations will be posted soon on this website.

Inquiries on general matters related to the workshop should be addressed to: Ms. Silvia Ribeiro, Department of Computer Science, University of Porto, itw08@dcc.fc.up.pt.

General Co-chairs
João Barros
Steven W. McLaughlin
Program Committee
Emina Soljanin, co-chair
Andreas Winter, co-chair
Andrew Barron
Joseph Boutros
Ning Cai
Chandra Chekuri
Igor Devetak
Serge Fehr
Venkat Guruswami
Patrick Hayden
Alfred Hero
Tracey Ho
Ioannis Kontoyiannis
Simon Litsyn
Nuno Martins
Prakash Narayan
Olgica Milenkovic
Sandeep Pradhan
Ronny Roth
Devavrat Shah
Gil Shamir
Predrag Spasojevic
Yossef Steinberg
Wojciech Szpankowski
Martin Tomlinson
Sriram Vishwanath
Martin J. Wainwright
Stefan Wolf
Aylin Yener
Bin Yu
Sara Correia
Miguel R. D. Rodrigues
Web and Publicity
Luisa M. Lima
Matthieu Bloch
Local Arrangements
Pedro Pinto
Rui A. Costa
João P. Vilela
Fabio Hedayioglu
Paulo Oliveira
Silvia Ribeiro
Last Update: April 19, 2008