Golden Jubilee Awards

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Information Theory, the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society instituted the IEEE Information Theory Society Golden Jubilee Awards for Technological Innovation and the Golden Jubilee Paper Awards. The awards were given at the 1998 International Symposium on Information Theory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 1998. The Golden Jubilee Awards are given to the authors of discoveries, advances and inventions that have had a profound impact in the technology of information transmission, processing and compression.