Call for Papers

Manuscript Submission is closed for this conference.

Alternative Versions of Call for Papers: [PDF] [DOC].

Paper submissions can be made through through EDAS ( using the standard IEEE two-column format.


The 2011 Canadian Workshop on
Information Theory

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
May 17-20, 2011

Second Call For Papers

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The 12th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT) will be held on the campus of the University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia in the scenic Okanagan Valley from Tuesday May 17 to Friday May 20, 2011. Papers in (but not exclusive to) the following fields of research are solicited:

  • Shannon Theory
  • Application of Information Theory
  • Multiuser Information Theory
  • Quantum Information Processing
  • Coding Theory and Practice
  • Coded Modulation
  • Data Compression and Source Coding
  • Communication Systems
  • Cooperative Communication
  • Cryptology and Data Security
  • Information Theory and Statistics
  • Signal Processing
  • Pattern Recognition and Learning
  • Sequences and Complexity
  • Multi-terminal Information Theory
  • Data Networks
  • Detection and Estimation
  • Cognitive Radio

Authors wishing to have papers considered for the workshop should electronically submit their full papers (maximum four pages) in PDF format by  January 15, 2011 through EDAS ( using the standard IEEE two-column format. Accepted papers will be published on IEEE Xplore website and in the proceedings of the workshop. Paper acceptance will be announced on March 15, 2011. Authors of papers accepted for the workshop will be requested to submit a four-page camera-ready paper no later than April 1, 2011.

The plenary speakers for CWIT 2011 will be Profs. Frank Kschischang (Toronto), Vahid Tarokh Harvard), and David Tse (UC Berkeley).

On May 17, 2011, Canadian Society of Information Theory (CSIT) will sponsor a day-long School of
Information Theory. Profs. Mung Chiang (Princeton) and Syed Ali Jafar (UC Irvine) have agreed to be
the inaugural instructors for the first Canadian School of Information Theory. CSIT will provide

Conference inquiries regarding the workshop should be addressed to either of two workshop co-chairs:

Dr. Robert Schober
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of British Columbia
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z4
Phone: 604-822-3515
Fax: 604-822-5949

Dr. Julian Cheng
School of Engineering
University of British Columbia Okanagan
Kelowna BC V1V 1V7
Tel: 250-807-8808
Fax: 250-807-9850