|The IEEE North
American School on Information Theory delivers interactive
education for graduate students in the engineering and
mathematical sciences, and the opportunity to meet with
distinguished lecturers and peers in a supportive environment.
Information Theory studies the transmission, processing,
and use of information in many contexts; it draws from
and contributes to a large number of disciplines in the
mathematical sciences. The areas of study of participants
are expected to include pure mathematics, theoretical
computer science, and the engineering sciences. The types
of research topics presented by students, and the tutorial
areas discussed by lecturers, will span foundational theory,
algorithmic design, and implementation in practice.
In its seventh year, this event is designed to provide
graduate students with opportunities to:
- Learn from distinguished lecturers in the field
who will present long-format (2 1/2 hour) tutorials;
- Participate in a stimulating and inviting forum
- Present their own work for feedback and potential
- Deepen their connections with the community
The 15th IEEE International Workshop
on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications
will be held right after NASIT.
- Robert Calderbank, Duke
- Brendan Frey, Toronto
- Andrea Goldsmith, Stanford
- Alon Orlitsky, UCSD
- Henry Pfister, Texas A&M
- En-hui Yang, Waterloo
As part of NASIT, there will be a poster session each day.
The idea of the sessions is to provide an informal and relaxed
setting for students to interact with other students and faculty
to get experience in presenting and to discuss their ideas
and their research; students will be required to present a
poster in one of the three sessions. We encourage more junior
graduate students, who do not yet have original research to
present at NASIT, to present a "tutorial-style"
poster on some topic of interest to the student. To more advanced
graduate students and post-docs we note that posters are not
refereed, and that previously published results are completely
In addition, the school will feature interactive panels and
poster sessions, as well as social and technical student events.
The registration site will be available in February. Estimated
registration fees will be between $100-$200.
Program will be available in May. Details about posters
will be posted then.
Details on accommodations will be provided in February.
Stark C. Draper (Toronto)
Warren Gross (McGill)
Ashish Khisti (Toronto)
Patrick Mitran (Waterloo)
Serdar Yüksel (Queen's)
For the 2013 school visit http://www.itsoc.org/north-american-school-2013