Shannon Centenary

Discover the mathematics behind communications
Get inspired

Programme - May 5th

Timing: 1:00pm - 6:00pm See our posters and demos, interact with information theorists, watch videos, and listen to some talks.

Talk 1: 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Quantum Simplicity - How Complex Systems may be Simplified using Quantum Theory

by Mile GU, NTU/SPMS

Talk 2: 3:15pm - 4:00pm

What we can learn from a bit of information theory


Talk 3: 4:30pm - 5:15pm

A puzzle is worth more than a thousand bits

by Narayana SANTHANAM, University of Hawaii/EE

Venue and Registration

The event will be held on the campus of the National University of Singapore (NUS) in University Town (UTown) at Town Plaza. The talks will be held in Auditorium 1 at Town Plaza and there will be posters and exhibits outside the auditorium. Directions for getting to NUS UTown are available here.

This event is free and open to the public. Please register here: Registration for Shannon Centenary in Singapore Those who register early will receive a welcome gift.


This event is jointly organized by M. Motani (NUS), R. Jain (CQT-NUS), F. Oggier (NTU), with the kind help of A. Vardy (USCD) and H.M Kiah (NTU), and the participation of colleagues from NUS, NTU, CQT, SUTD, SMU, A*STAR and ADSC.
We gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of CQT and the IEEE.