ULB Academie Wallonie-Bruxelles UMH

26th Symposium on INFORMATION THEORY in the BENELUX

May 19th-May 20th, 2005, Brussels, Belgium
Université Libre de Bruxelles
organized under the auspices of Werkgemeenschap voor Informatie- en Communicatietheorie

Call for papers


The purpose of the conference is to share ideas, experiences and information in the following topics:

\(\bullet\)  Shannon theory and applications of information theory,
\(\bullet\)  Multi-user information theory,
\(\bullet\)  Source and channel coding, data compression,
\(\bullet\)  Cryptography and data protection issues, including watermarking,
\(\bullet\)  Quantum information and quantum cryptography,
\(\bullet\)  Audio/video signal processing and compression,
\(\bullet\)  Speech/signal processing, pattern recognition,
\(\bullet\)  Signal detection and estimation,
\(\bullet\)  Ubiquitous communications,
\(\bullet\)  Wired and wireless networks,
\(\bullet\)  Mobile multimedia.


Dieter Gollmann (TU Hamburg-Harburg):
Protocol analysis beyond the Dolev-Yao model
Paul Vitanyi (CWI and University of Amsterdam):
Distortion-rate theory for individual data 
Andreas Winter (University of Bristol):     Quantum resources in information theory


The program committee is soliciting papers describing original work. Prospective authors are encouraged to submit one-page summary, including name(s) and address of author(s), by e-mail to it05@ulb.ac.be. Authors of accepted papers will receive instructions for the precise manuscript format. Each accepted paper will have 20 minutes for presentation and discussion. These papers will appear in the symposium's proceedings.


Deadline for submission of one-page summary:
February 28th, 2005 
Notification of acceptance:     March 21th, 2005
Camera ready papers due:
April 8th, 2005
May 19th and 20th, 2005

Jean Cardinal1, Nicolas Cerf2, Olivier Delgrange3 and Olivier Markowitch1 (co-chairs)
Email: it05@ulb.ac.be
1 Université Libre de Bruxelles
Faculté des Sciences
Boulevard du Triomphe CP212
1050 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 650 56 08
Fax: +32 2 650 56 09

2 Université Libre de Bruxelles
Faculté des Sciences Appliquées
Avenue F. D. Roosevelt CP165/59
1050 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 650 28 58
Fax: +32 2 650 29 41
3 Université de Mons-Hainaut
Faculté des Sciences
Avenue du Champ de Mars  6
7000 Mons, Belgium
Phone: +32 65 37 33 58
Fax: +32 65 37 34 59