Information Systems Laboratory

The Packard Building 

The Information Systems Laboratory (ISL) in the Electrical Engineering Department at Stanford University includes around 30 faculty members, 150 PhD students, and 150 MS students.

Research in ISL focuses on algorithms for information processing, their mathematical underpinnings, and a broad range of applications. Core topics include information theory and coding, control and optimization, signal processing, and learning and statistical inference. ISL has active interdisciplinary programs with colleagues in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Management Science, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Psychology, Medicine, and Business.

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