For Shannon’s centennial year, the IEEE ITSOC Chicago Chapter is organizing a one day workshop in honor of Shannon and information theory. The event is open and accessible to all who register and receive a confirmation email before the event (space limited).
Date: September 23, 2016.
Venue: Motorola Mobility LLC, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1800, Chicago, IL 60654.
|9:00|| Opening remarks |
Natasha Devroye, Associate Professor, University of Illinois Chicago
|9:05|| Keynote - Shannon's Legacy: Coding Theory from 1948 to 2016 |
Daniel J. Costello, Jr., Bettex Chair Professor Emeritus, University of Notre Dame
|10:30|| Next Generation Wireless Networks |
Robert Love, Fellow of Technical Staff, Motorola Mobility
|11:00|| Interference as Noise: Friend or Foe? |
Natasha Devroye, Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
|11:30|| Information and Games |
Randall Berry, Professor, Northwestern University
|12:15|| Lunch talk - Information Theory: the Day after Yesterday |
Dongning Guo, Professor, Northwestern University
|13:30|| Variations on the Index Coding problem: Pliable Index Coding and Caching |
Daniela Tuninetti, Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
|14:00|| Private Information Retrieval from Coded Data |
Salim El Rouayheb, Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology
|14:30|| Cooperative Networking of Mobile Devices for Energy, Computation, and Throughput Efficiency |
Hulya Seferoglu, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
|15:00||Student group activities|
Natasha Devroye (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Dongning Guo (Northwestern University)
Randall Berry (Northwestern University)
Salim El Rouayheb (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Besma Smida (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Hulya Seferoglu (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Daniela Tuninetti (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Serge Kas Hanna (Illinois Institute of Technology) [Web Administrator]
This event was supported by the sponsorhip of the IEEE Information Theory Society, Motorola Mobility, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Illinois Institute of Technology and Northwestern University.
The IEEE Information Theory Society is an international organization whose purpose is to connect people interested in processing, transmission, storage, and use of information, as well as theoretical and applied aspects of coding, communications, and communications networks.