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2008 Information Theory
and Applications Workshop

Sunday 1/27 - Friday 2/1, UCSD


Monday and Tuesday will focus on information theory and communications, while Thursday and Friday will center on signal processing, machine learning, bioinformatics, statistics, and related disciplines.

Special presentations

Keynote (Wednesday)

Sparse sampling: variations on a theme by Shannon
Martin Vetterli, EPFL

Tutorials (Thursday, Friday)

Compressed sensing
Emmanuel Candes, Caltech

Signal processing for integrative bioinformatics
Al Hero, University of Michigan

Visual recognition: why, how, when
Pietro Perona, Caltech

Multimedia retrieval: audio, speech, images and video
Malcolm Slaney, Yahoo Research

11/26MondayPaper titles
12/16SundayOpen problems
01/01TuesdayFinal papers

Sessions and events

Reception (Sunday evening)

Open problems (Monday)

Please contribute
Alexander Vardy

Relief (Tuesday)

Who wants to be a researchaire?
Ruediger Urbanke, EPFL

Graduation day (Wednesday)

Graduating students and postdocs

Banquet (Wednesday)

World music by scientific talent
Post-workshop short course (Friday afternoon)

Compressive sensing

Richard Baraniuk, Rice
Justin Romberg, Georgia Tech
Michael Wakin, University of Michigan