Message from the general chairs

  title={Message from the general chairs},
  author={Ramesh C. Jain and Mohan Kumar},
Having started off from Brest in 1997 on the initiative of Claude Berrou and his co-workers, once again, the 8 International Symposium on Turbo Codes & Iterative Information Processing is a meeting point for many colleagues that have determined the developments in iterative methods since many years together with their students and many that just like to get first-hand information on a technology that has meanwhile made its way into almost every current transmission system.