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ISIT 2021 : IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory

ISIT 2021 : IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory

Melbourne, Australia

Submission Deadline: Wednesday 03 Feb 2021

Conference Dates: Jul 11, 2021 - Jul 11, 2021

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Research Impact Score: 4.00
Contributing Best Scientists: 80
H5-index:
Papers published by Best Scientists 224
Research Ranking (Computer Science) 64
Research Ranking (Electronics and Electrical Engineering) 17

Conference Call for Papers

Interested authors are encouraged to submit previously unpublished contributions from a broad range of topics related to information theory, including but not limited to the following areas:

Communication and Storage Coding
Coding Theory
Coded and Distributed Computing
Combinatorics and Information Theory
Communication Theory
Compressed Sensing and Sparsity
Cryptography and Security
Detection and Estimation
Deep Learning for Networks
Distributed Storage
Emerging Applications of IT
Information Theory and Statistics
Information Theory in Biology
Information Theory in CS
Information Theory in Data Science
Learning Theory
Network Coding and Applications
Network Data Analysis
Network Information Theory
Pattern Recognition and ML
Privacy in Information Processing
Quantum Information Theory
Shannon Theory
Signal Processing
Source Coding and Data Compression
Wireless Communication
Submitted and published manuscripts should not exceed 5 pages in length plus an optional extra page containing references only. Submitted manuscripts should be of sufficient detail to be evaluated by expert reviewers in the field.

Paper submission deadline: January 10, 2021

Notification of acceptance: March 26, 2021

Accepted papers must be presented by an author in person. International attendees wishing to attend ISIT 2021 must be aware of Australian visa requirements. Attendees requiring a visa are advised to begin the visa application process immediately after acceptance notification.

Overview

Top Research Topics at International Symposium on Information Theory?

  • Algorithm (29.17%)
  • Discrete mathematics (25.84%)
  • Decoding methods (20.97%)

The aim of International Symposium on Information Theory is to expand the discussion of research in Algorithm, Discrete mathematics, Decoding methods, Communication channel and Theoretical computer science. Discussions in International Symposium on Information Theory are anchored in the subject of Algorithm and the similar topic of Code (cryptography). Some problems in Discrete mathematics that were presented in International Symposium on Information Theory overlapped with concepts under Combinatorics, Block code, Linear code, Binary number and Upper and lower bounds.

The conference explores topics in Linear code which can be helpful for research in disciplines like Hamming code and Low-density parity-check code. It tackles studies in Additive white Gaussian noise and the interrelated subject of Gaussian noise to gain insights into Decoding methods. Transmitter, Computer network and Topology are some topics wherein Communication channel research discussed in it have an impact.

The event explores topics in Topology which can be helpful for research in disciplines like Telecommunications, MIMO and Gaussian. The Theoretical computer science study featured in it draws connections with the study of Information theory. While the conference focused on Concatenated error correction code, it was also able to explore topics like Forward error correction and Turbo code.

What are the most cited papers published at the conference?

  • Information Theory and an Extension of the Maximum Likelihood Principle (14904 citations)
  • Good error-correcting codes based on very sparse matrices (3503 citations)
  • Opportunistic beamforming using dumb antennas (2801 citations)

Research areas of the most cited articles at International Symposium on Information Theory:

The published articles tackle a plethora of topics, such as Algorithm, Discrete mathematics, Decoding methods, Communication channel and Theoretical computer science. Issues in Discrete mathematics were discussed in the conference publications, taking into consideration concepts from other disciplines like Combinatorics, Block code, Linear code, Information theory and Upper and lower bounds. The published papers focus on Communication channel but the discussions also offer insight into other areas such as Transmitter, Computer network and Topology.

What topics the last edition of the conference is best known for?

  • Statistics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Computer network

The previous edition focused in particular on these issues:

Information theory, Algorithm, Decoding methods, Discrete mathematics and Upper and lower bounds are the subjects of interest in International Symposium on Information Theory. The Information theory works featured in International Symposium on Information Theory incorporate elements from Theoretical computer science, Combinatorics, Set (abstract data type), Applied mathematics and Server. International Symposium on Information Theory encompasses Server studies in the context of Computer network as a whole.

While work presented in International Symposium on Information Theory provided substantial information on Algorithm, it also covered topics in Encoding (memory), Communication channel, Binary number, Code (cryptography) and Coding (social sciences). The study of Topology and how it intertwines with concepts under Channel capacity were explored in the presented Communication channel research. Issues in Upper and lower bounds were discussed, taking into consideration concepts from other disciplines like Function (mathematics) and Gaussian.

The most cited articles from the last conference are:

  • Numerically stable coded matrix computations via circulant and rotation matrix embeddings (24 citations)
  • Memory Approximate Message Passing (8 citations)
  • Impact of Packet Loss Rate Estimation on Blockwise Adaptive Recoding for Batched Network Coding (7 citations)

Papers citation over time

A key indicator for each conference is its effectiveness in reaching other researchers with the papers published at that venue.

The chart below presents the interquartile range (first quartile 25%, median 50% and third quartile 75%) of the number of citations of articles over time.

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The top authors publishing at International Symposium on Information Theory (based on the number of publications) are:

  • H. Vincent Poor (104 papers) published 3 papers at the last edition, 9 less than at the previous edition,
  • Eitan Yaakobi (87 papers) published 9 papers at the last edition, 2 less than at the previous edition,
  • Shlomo Shamai (78 papers) published 1 paper at the last edition,
  • Giuseppe Caire (77 papers) published 6 papers at the last edition, 2 less than at the previous edition,
  • Vincent Y. F. Tan (67 papers) published 2 papers at the last edition, 5 less than at the previous edition.

The overall trend for top authors publishing at this conference is outlined below. The chart shows the number of publications at each edition of the conference for top authors.

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Only papers with recognized affiliations are considered

The top affiliations publishing at International Symposium on Information Theory (based on the number of publications) are:

  • Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (379 papers) published 28 papers at the last edition, 4 more than at the previous edition,
  • Stanford University (246 papers) published 19 papers at the last edition, 8 more than at the previous edition,
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (238 papers) published 9 papers at the last edition, 3 less than at the previous edition,
  • Princeton University (223 papers) published 7 papers at the last edition, 4 less than at the previous edition,
  • École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (222 papers) published 7 papers at the last edition, 2 less than at the previous edition.

The overall trend for top affiliations publishing at this conference is outlined below. The chart shows the number of publications at each edition of the conference for top affiliations.

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Publication chance based on affiliation

The publication chance index shows the ratio of articles published by the best research institutions at the conference edition to all articles published within that conference. The best research institutions were selected based on the largest number of articles published during all editions of the conference.

The chart below presents the percentage ratio of articles from top institutions (based on their ranking of total papers).Top affiliations were grouped by their rank into the following tiers: top 1-10, top 11-20, top 21-50, and top 51+. Only articles with a recognized affiliation are considered.

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During the most recent 2021 edition, 1.05% of publications had an unrecognized affiliation. Out of the publications with recognized affiliations, 22.91% were posted by at least one author from the top 10 institutions publishing at the conference. Another 15.99% included authors affiliated with research institutions from the top 11-20 affiliations. Institutions from the 21-50 range included 20.43% of all publications and 40.67% were from other institutions.

Returning Authors Index

A very common phenomenon observed among researchers publishing scientific articles is the intentional selection of conferences they have already attended in the past. In particular, it is worth analyzing the case when the authors participate in the same conference from year to year.

The Returning Authors Index presented below illustrates the ratio of authors who participated in both a given as well as the previous edition of the conference in relation to all participants in a given year.

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Returning Institution Index

The graph below shows the Returning Institution Index, illustrating the ratio of institutions that participated in both a given and the previous edition of the conference in relation to all affiliations present in a given year.

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The experience to innovation index

Our experience to innovation index was created to show a cross-section of the experience level of authors publishing at a conference. The index includes the authors publishing at the last edition of a conference, grouped by total number of publications throughout their academic career (P) and the total number of citations of these publications ever received (C).

The group intervals were selected empirically to best show the diversity of the authors' experiences, their labels were selected as a convenience, not as judgment. The authors were divided into the following groups:

  • Novice - P < 5 or C < 25 (the number of publications less than 5 or the number of citations less than 25),
  • Competent - P < 10 or C < 100 (the number of publications less than 10 or the number of citations less than 100),
  • Experienced - P < 25 or C < 625 (the number of publications less than 25 or the number of citations less than 625),
  • Master - P < 50 or C < 2500 (the number of publications less than 50 or the number of citations less than 2500),
  • Star - P ≥ 50 and C ≥ 2500 (both the number of publications greater than 50 and the number of citations greater than 2500).

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The chart below illustrates experience levels of first authors in cases of publications with multiple authors.

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