Call for Papers


We seek original, unpublished contributions in all areas of information theory, including but not limited to the focus topics listed below.

  1. Modern Coding Theory

    Graph based codes and iterative decoding
    Spatially coupled codes
    Polar codes

  2. Security, Privacy, and Trust

    Physical layer security
    Private information retrieval
    Security and privacy in distributed storage
    Security and privacy in machine learning

  3. Cyber-Physical Systems

    Interaction of information and control
    Time-sensitive source and channel coding
    Networked control systems
    Entropy in control, dynamics, and information theory

In addition, papers that broaden the reach of information theory, including emerging fields and novel applications of information theory, are encouraged.

The submitted work and the published version are limited to 5 pages in the standard IEEE conference format. Submitted papers should be of sufficient detail to allow for review by experts in the field.

Important Dates

Date of submission: April 1, 2019 (tentative)
Date of notification: June 10, 2019
Camera ready paper due: July 1, 2019