Welcome to the 2018 IEEE East Asian School of Information Theory & Communication (EASITC), to take place at National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan. This is the first time such an international summer school is organized in East Asia, following the tradition of the tradition of the IEEE European School of Information Theory (ESIT), IEEE North American School of Information Theory (NASIT), IEEE Australian Information Theory School (AusITS) and similar events organized by the IEEE Information Theory Society and the IEEE Communication Theory society.
ESIT is the spiritual son of the Croucher Summer Course in Information Theory, Organized by Prof. Sidharth Jaggi in Hong Kong, and the Summer School on Information & Communication Theory, organized in Taiwan by the local chapter of the IEEE Communications Society and Information Theory Society.
In order to foster student interest, this EASITC experiments with a 2-day tutorial part and a 3-days advanced topics part.
Student activities include a round-table discussion with representatives of academia and industry as well as a poster session.
Social events will take place throughout the school.
We wish to especially thank the five invited speakers: Borching Su (@NTU, TW); Jinwoo Shin (@KAIST, KR); Krishna Narayanan (@TAMU, USA); Sennur Ulukus (@UMD, USA) and Elza Erkip (@NYU, USA).
We hope that you will have an unforgettable experience visiting and enjoying the many attractions in Taiwan. Please do let us know if there is anything we can do to make your summer at EASITC memorable one!
Yu-Chih (Jerry) Huang
National Taipei University (NTPU), Taiwan
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taiwan
National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan
National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan
Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Hong Kong
Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), Korea