The Ninth Workshop on Information Theoretic Methods in Science and Engineering (WITMSE) will be held in Helsinki, Finland, on September 19–21, 2016. The workshop will cover hot topics at the intersection of statistics, information theory, machine learning, and their applications. The technical program will include plenary lectures and invited talks.


December 5, 2016
Proceedings online!
September 7, 2016
Technical programme updated!
Welcoming reception at Restaurant Suomenlinnan Panimo on September 19, 19.00. We can guarantee that anyone registered at the latest on September 12 can attend!
August 26, 2016
Registration is now open!
August 3, 2016
Tentative outline of the programme added!
July 12, 2016
Wojciech Szpankowski, John Shawe-Taylor and Andrew Barron will be giving plenary talks!
May 30, 2016
First confirmed speakers added
May 4, 2016
Website up and running!

Important dates

Banquet registration deadline September 12, 2016
Workshop datesSeptember 19–21, 2016
Abstract submission deadline   October 12th, 2016

Plenary speakers


Honorary chair: Programme co-chairs: Organizing Chair: The workshop is organized jointly by the Department of Computer Science of the University of Helsinki, the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT and is sponsored by the University of Helsinki Doctoral Programme in Computer Science (DoCS).

University of Helsinki HIIT