Please join us for ISIT 2012 in Cambridge, MA

Online registration is now closed. All registrations now must be done on-site.

Tutorial 4: Polar Codes has been moved!
The new location is the Stata Center, Kirsch Auditorium Room 32-123

Call for ISIT 2012 Student Volunteers

ISIT 2012 is currently seeking graduate student volunteers to help with conference preparation, registration, and general assistance. Participating volunteers will receive free conference registration, complimentary lunches, and 1-2 T-shirts (!) Volunteers are expected to be generally available the week before and during the conference. Interested and dedicated students should contact Prof. Edmund Yeh ( as soon as possible. The number of spots is limited.

ISIT 2012 will take place on the MIT campus from July 1 to July 6, 2012. Cambridge and Boston offer outstanding cultural and recreational activities, as well as many choices for children's activities and camps. July 4th will feature a family afternoon event. The symposium will have on-campus housing for a pleasant and affordable option.

Papers are solicited in the following areas:

  • Channel coding
  • Coding theory and practice
  • Communication theory
  • Complexity and computation theory
  • Cryptography and security
  • Compression and source coding
  • Detection and estimation
  • Emerging applications of information theory
  • Information theory and statistics
  • Network coding
  • Network communication theory
  • Multi-terminal information theory
  • Pattern recognition and learning
  • Quantum information theory
  • Sequences
  • Shannon theory
  • Signal processing

The paper submission deadline is February 3, 2012, at midnight, Eastern Time (New York, USA) with notification of acceptance by April 18, 2012. To submit a paper, click here. For detailed information on paper submission, please click here.

Final manuscripts of accepted submissions will be due on May 18, 2012.

For the instructions for uploading a final manuscript, click here.

Submissions to Recent Results Session: Authors are encouraged to submit their most recent results in information theory for the ISIT 2012 poster session by May 31, 2012. For more detailed information, click here.

Organizing Committee

General co-chairs

Muriel Médard -
Lizhong Zheng -

TPC co-chairs:

Guiseppe Caire -
Michelle Effros -
Hans-Andrea Loeliger -
Alexander Vardy -


Dennis L. Goeckel -

Local Arrangement

Todd P. Coleman -
Prakash Ishwar -
Hossein Pishro-Nik -


Yingbin Liang -


Pramod Viswanath -


Aylin Yener -


Ido Tal -

For the full list of TPC Members, click here

Important Dates

Paper Submission: February 3, 2012
Notification: April 18, 2012
Final Manucripts Due: May 18, 2012