The 2014 IEEE North American Summer School of Information Theory will take place June 18-21, 2014 at the Fields Institute in Toronto, Canada. Applications are now open

https://www.fields.utoronto.ca/programs/scientific/13-14/infotheory/

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The 2014 IEEE North American Summer School of Information Theory will take place June 18-21, 2014 at the Fields Institute in Toronto, Canada. Applications are now open

https://www.fields.utoronto.ca/programs/scientific/13-14/infotheory/

Volume I was published in 1993 edited by Neil Sloane and Aaron Wyner.

Volume II (consisting of unpublished miscellaneous manuscripts) has just been made available by Neil Sloane.

Thanks to Matthieu Bloch, the various manuscripts can be individually accessed from

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hqbglxnh0g1ikfp/BMUSRjAZNF

Claude Shannon’s acceptance speech “Development of Communication and Computing, and my Hobby”

http://emuseum.kyotoprize.org/sites/default/files/ClaudeElwoodShannon_e.pdf

A nice history can be found in

Fienberg, Stephen E. (2006). “When Did Bayesian Inference Become “Bayesian”?”. *Bayesian Analysis* **1** (1): 1–40.

http://ba.stat.cmu.edu/journal/2006/vol01/issue01/fienberg.pdf

Please add your name to the petition list:

http://www.itsoc.org/about/shannons-centenary-us-postal-stamp

http://www.princeton.edu/~verdu/reprints/VerITNL2011.pdf

including Claude E. Shannon Award winner Sol Golomb

http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2013/02/01/president-obama-honors-countrys-top-innovators-and-scientists-2011

Nominations of people born on or after January 1, 1974

for outstanding contributions in Mathematical Aspects of Information Sciences including:

- All mathematical aspects of computer science, including complexity theory, logic of programming languages, analysis of algorithms, cryptography, computer vision, pattern recognition, information processing and modelling of intelligence.
- Scientific computing and numerical analysis. Computational aspects of optimization and control theory. Computer algebra.

Nomination Procedure: http://www.mathunion.org/general/prizes/nevanlinna/details/