IEEE Home Search IEEE Shop Web Account Contact IEEE IEEE logo

IT logo Information Theory Society
Welcome

Home

Publications
Newsletters
Transactions
Journals
Books
Software
Dissertation Abstracts

Society Information
Membership
Conferences
Awards and Honors
Society Chapters
Archive

Author Information
Author Guidelines
Copyright Form

Review Articles

Directory

IT Student Resources

Claude E. Shannon

Claude E. Shannon Award

The Claude E. Shannon Award of the IT Society has been institued to honor consistent and profound contributions to the field of information theory. Each Shannon Award winner is expected to present a Shannon Lecture at the following IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory. Transcripts of some of the lectures are available on-line.

Starting for the 2010 Award, the Shannon Award Committee has decided to issue an open call for nominations, preferably using the nomination form. Although anyone may make a nomination, the Committee retains the responsibility of assuring that a suitable slate of candidates is nominated, and may itself generate nominations. Nominations and optional letters of endorsement must be submitted by March  1 to the current President of the IEEE Information Theory Society.

The first Shannon Lecturer was Claude Shannon himself followed by