The 2003 Canadian Workshop
on Information Theory
WATERLOO, ONTARIO
MAY 18 ─ MAY 21, 2003

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The eighth Canadian Workshop on Information Theory will be held on the campus of the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, from Sunday evening, May 18 through Wednesday, May 21, 2003. This Workshop provides an opportunity for Canadian as well as international researchers in Information Theory to meet and discuss aspects of their work.

Important Updates:
  • Thursday, May 15, 2003: Directions

  • Thursday, May 15, 2003: Latest Updates on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

  • Monday, May 13, 2003: The Technical Program has been updated. Please click here to download it in PDF format. NEW!!

  • Monday, May 13, 2003: CWIT 2003 Annoucement

    • CWIT 2003 is sorry to announce that Prof. Jacob Ziv, one of the invited keynote speakers, has to cancel his trip to CWIT 2003 for private reasons.  We regret for not being able to have the great Shannon Lecturer in this workshop, and are sorry for all the confusion caused by this sudden announcement.

    • Prof. Timothy R. Hughes from the Banting and Best Department of Medical Research,
      University of Toronto, has graciously accepted the invitation of CWIT 2003 to be our keynote speaker. His talk entitled "Functional Discovery Using DNA Microarrays" will be replacing the formerly scheduled Prof. Jacob Ziv's talk.

  • Friday, April 25, 2003: CWIT 2003 Announcement regarding SARS

  • Registration form is now available. Please click here to download it in PDF format.

  • Information about accommodations was updated on Dec. 17, 2002.    


Important dates and deadlines:
  • January 7, 2003 ─ Deadline for submission
  • February 28, 2003 ─ Notification of acceptance
  • April 8, 2003 ─ Deadline for submission of a four-page camera-ready manuscript and for workshop registration
  • May 18, 2003 ─ Workshop begins

Keynote speakers at CWIT 2003
  • Prof. Timothy R. Hughes, University of Toronto
    • Functional Discovery Using DNA Microarrays
  • Prof. Yair Weiss, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    • Understanding Belief Propagation and Its Generalizations
  • Prof. David L. Neuhoff, University of Michigan
    • Field-Gathering Sensor Networks, Distributed Encoding and Oversampling
  • Prof. John Lafferty, Carnegie Mellon University
    • Information Theoretic Techniques in Approximate and Semi-Supervised Bayesian Interface
  • Prof. Ralf Koetter, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Developments in List Decoding of Reed Solomon Codes

Correspondence regarding the workshop should be addressed to one of the co-chairs:
Professor En-hui Yang
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3G1
Canada 
Tel: (519) 888-4567 ext.2873
Fax: (519) 746-3077
Email: ehyang@bbcr.uwaterloo.ca
Professor Brendan J. Frey
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Toronto
10 King's College Rd.
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 3G4
Canada
Tel: (416) 978-7001
Fax: (416) 946-7162
Email: frey@psi.toronto.edu

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Last updated on Thursday, May 15, 2003