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Shannon Lecturer and Plenary Speaker for IEEE

Prof. Erdal Arıkan of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, attended the 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) as Shannon Lecturer and Plenary Speaker on July 10, 2019.

The symposium held between July 7 and 12, 2019 at the Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, where Prof. Arıkan gave a lecture titled “From Sequential Decoding to Channel Polarization and Back Again.”

ISIT is the premier international conference dedicated to the advancement of information theory and related areas. It brings together an international community of researchers and practitioners each year in the field of information theory to present and discuss new research results and perspectives on future developments relevant to all areas of information theory, including big data analytics, source and channel coding, communication theory and systems, cryptography and security, detection and estimation, emerging applications, networks, network coding/information theory, signal processing, and statistical/machine learning.