Table of Contents

Introduction.
Rudolf Ahlswede : from 60 to 66.
Information theory and some friendly neighbors: ein Wunschkonzert.
Probabilistic models.
Cryptology, pseudo random sequences.
Quantum models.
-- Information measures, error concepts, performance criteria.
Search, sorting, ordering, planning.
Language evolution, pattern discovery, reconstructions.
Network coding.
Combinatorial models.
Problem section.
Special issue of Discrete applied mathematics [contents].
Levon H. Khachatrian (1954-2002).