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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, firstname.lastname@example.org.