Newsletter – Vol. 23, July-August 2012
EURASIP Seminars
Calendar of Events
EURASIP Society Awards: Call for Nominations
Call for Special Issues in EURASIP Journals
Open Special Issues
Recent Ph.D. Theses
Job Posts
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EURASIP Seminars
Upcoming Seminars Date Location
Adaptive matrix factorizations and their use in tracking of dominant subspaces,
(by Prof. Paul Van Dooren)
Aug 27-31, 2012 Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Amendola 122D, Bari, Italy
Recent Developments in Statistical Spoken Dialogue Systems
(by Prof. Steve Young)
September 27, 2012 TU Braunschweig, Germany
Reports and technical presentations of past EURASIP Seminars can be found on the EURASIP Seminars webpage.
contributed by Ana Pérez-Neira, EURASIP Membership Development Coordinator back to top
Calendar of EURASIP Co-Sponsored Events
Name & Link Date Location
EUSIPCO-2012, 20th European Signal Processing Conference August 27-31, 2012 Bucharest, Romania
ELMAR 2012, 51th International Symposium ELMAR September 12-14, 2012 Zadar, Croatia
SSPD 2012, The 3rd Conference on Sensor Signal Processing for Defence September 25-27, 2012 London, UK
RFID 2012, 4th International EURASIP Workshop on RFID Technology September 27-28, 2012 Torino, Italy
IWBF 2013, International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics April 4-5, 2013 Lisbon, Portugal
WOSSPA 2013, The 9th International Workshop on Systems, Signal Processing and their Applications May 12-15, 2013 Zeralda, Algeria
Reports (with pictures) of past EURASIP Co-sponsored events can be found on the EURASIP Past Conferences webpage.
contributed by Abdelhak Zoubir, EURASIP Events Coordinator back to top
EURASIP Society Awards: Call for Nominations
Each year, EURASIP, the European Association for Signal Processing recognizes technical and professional achievements in signal and image processing technology through its celebrated EURASIP Awards Program. As part of the organization’s overall mission to advance signal and image processing as a science and a profession, EURASIP’s Board of Directors (BoD) annually evaluates the contributions of candidates for various awards that span a spectrum of professional and technological accomplishments.

EURASIP Members are invited to nominate candidates for the below EURASIP Society awards:

- Meritorious Service Award
- Group Technical Achievement Award
- Technical Achievement Award
- Athanasios Papoulis Award

For additional information, please visit the EURASIP website, where details on the nomination process are reported and downloadable copies of the nomination forms can be found. A listing of previous award recipients with their award citations is also available on the EURASIP Awards webpage.
Nominations should be submitted to the EURASIP Awards chair, Prof. Fulvio Gini, by e-mail ( The deadline for Society Awards is December 31st, 2012.

We encourage you to share this information with your colleagues and peers.
contributed by Fulvio Gini, EURASIP Awards chair back to top
Call for Special Issues in EURASIP Journals
EURASIP has a significant journal portfolio, including open access (by SpringerOpen) as well toll access journals (by Elsevier). All journals are soliciting special issue proposals on timely topics from leading experts.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please contact the EURASIP publication chair or one of the Editor-in-Chiefs (contacts below) for further information.

Jean-luc Dugelay
Publication chair

Editors-in-Chief (in alphabetical order)

SPIC (image missing) Signal Processing: Image Communication
Impact Factor: 1.415

F. Dufaux
JIVP (image missing) EURASIP J. on Image and Video Processing
Impact Factor: 0.50

J.-L. Dugelay
JIS (image missing) EURASIP J. on Information Security

A. Drygajlo
JASMP (image missing) EURASIP J. on Audio, Speech and Music Processing
Impact Factor: 0.71

D. O'Shaughnessy
SP (image missing) Signal Processing
Impact Factor: 1.503

B. Ottersten
JASP (image missing) EURASIP J. on Advances in Signal Processing
Impact Factor: 0.81

P. Regalia
JES (image missing) EURASIP J. on Embedded Systems

Z. Salcic
SC (image missing) Speech Communication
Impact Factor: 1.526

M.G.J. Swerts
JBSB (image missing) EURASIP J. on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

I. Tabus
       JWCN (image missing) EURASIP J. on Wireless Communications and Networking
Impact Factor: 0.87

L. Vandendorpe
contributed by Jean-luc Dugelay, EURASIP Publication chair back to top
Open Special Issues of EURASIP Journals
Signal Processing Deadline
Special issue on time-frequency methods for condition based maintenance and modal analysis
Nov. 30, 2012
Speech Communication Deadline
Special Issue on Processing Under-Resourced Languages Aug. 22, 2012
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing Deadline
Special Issue on Real-Time Multimedia Coding and Transmission Oct. 30, 2012
Hardware Implementation of Machine Vision Systems Nov. 15, 2012
EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking Deadline
Special Issue on Small Cell Cooperative Communications Sep. 30, 2012
Internet of Things for Wireless and Mobile Communication Nov. 30, 2012
Radar and Sonar Networks Dec. 12, 2012
EURASIP Journal on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Deadline
Special Issue on Computational methods for biomarker discovery and systems biology research March 1, 2013
EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems Deadline
Special Issue on RFID and near field communications in embedded systems November 1st, 2012
EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing Deadline
Special Issue on Sparse Modeling for Speech and Audio Processing Oct. 15, 2012
EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing Deadline
Special Issue on Local Binary Patterns (LBP)-based Image and Video Analysis Oct. 1, 2012
Animal and Insect Behaviour Understanding in Image Sequences Jan. 15, 2013
contributed by Alexander Bertrand, EURASIP Newsletter Editor back to top
Recently Submitted Ph.D. Theses in EURASIP Library
Author Title & Link University Supervisors Publication Year
Arribas, Javier GNSS Array-based Acquisition: Theory and Implementation Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya Carles Fernández-Prades 2012
Gardlo, Bruno Quality of Experience Evaluation Methodology via Crowdsourcing University of Zilina Roman Jarina 2012
Ramos, Daniel Forensic Evaluation of the Evidence Using Automatic Speaker Recognition Systems Universidad Autonoma de Madrid Joaquin Gonzalez-Rodriguez 2007
Huynh, Thang Viet Efficient Floating-Point Implementation of Signal Processing Algorithms on Reconfigurable Hardware Graz University of Technology G. Kubin, M. Muecke 2012
Roger, Sandra Design and Implementation of Efficient Algorithms for Wireless MIMO Communication Systems Technical University of Valencia A. Gonzalez, V. Almenar 2012
Skoglar, Per Tracking and Planning for Surveillance Applications Linköping University F. Gustafsson, D. Törnqvist, U. Orguner 2012
contributed by Aggelos Pikrakis, EURASIP Web Services Coordinator back to top
Job Posts
EURASIP encourages employers to post open research positions in Signal Processing on the EURASIP Job Site.
Open positions will be continuously accessible online and will be advertised monthly in the EURASIP Newsletter.
Open Positions Institution Location Closing Date Contact Person
PhD Scholarships in Image Analysis IMT Institute of Advanced Studies Lucca Tuscany, Italy Sept. 26, 2012 PhD Office
Postdoc positions in microelectronics, sensing tech., electromagnetic, nanotech., microwave, analog. Brno University of Technology Brno, Czech Republic Aug. 24, 2012 Tomas Fryza
Post-doc in signal processing for MRI Uppsala University Uppsala, Sweden June 1, 2013 Peter Stoica, Marcus Björk
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