Newsletter – Vol. 23, October 2012
Society Award Nominations
Calendar of Events
Open Special Issues
Recent Ph.D. Theses
Job Posts
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Call for nominations for EURASIP Society Awards (deadline: Dec. 31st 2012)
Each year, EURASIP 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 EURASIP Society Awards, that fall into the following categories:

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

For additional information, please visit the EURASIP website at, 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
Calendar of EURASIP Co-Sponsored Events
Name & Link Date Location
IWBF 2013, International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics
(Paper submission deadline: Nov. 9, 2012)
April 4-5, 2013 Lisbon, Portugal
WOSSPA 2013, 9th International Workshop on Systems, Signal Processing and their Applications
(Paper submission deadline: Nov. 15, 2012)
May 12-15, 2013 Zeralda, Algeria
contributed by Abdelhak Zoubir, EURASIP Events Coordinator back to top
Open Special Issues of EURASIP Journals
Signal Processing Deadline
Time-Frequency Methods for Condition Based Maintenance and Modal Analysis
Nov. 30, 2012
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing Deadline
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
New Technologies and Research Trends for Wireless, Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia Oct. 31, 2012
Internet of Things for Wireless and Mobile Communication Nov. 30, 2012
Low Latency Issues in Cellular Communications Dec. 1, 2012
Radar and Sonar Networks Dec. 12, 2012
EURASIP Journal on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Deadline
Computational Methods for Biomarker Discovery and Systems Biology Research Mar. 1, 2013
EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems Deadline
RFID and Near Field Communications in Embedded Systems Nov. 1, 2012
EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing Deadline
Local Binary Patterns (LBP)-based Image and Video Analysis Dec. 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
Below are the newest entries in the EURASIP Ph.D. thesis library.
The top 10 downloaded Ph.D. theses can be consulted here.
Author Title & Link University Supervisors Publication Year
Siamantas, Georgios An iterative, residual-based approach to unsupervised musical source separation in single-channel mixtures University of York John E. Szymanski 2009
Karipidis, Eleftherios Transmit Beamforming to Multiple Cochannel Multicast Groups Technical University of Crete Nikolaos D. Sidiropoulos 2008
Doërr, Gwenaël Security Issues and Collusion Attacks in Video Watermarking Institut Eurécom Jean-Luc Dugelay 2005
Deligiannis, Nikos Distributed Video Coding for Wireless Lightweight Multimedia Applications Vrije Universiteit Brussel Adrian Munteanu, Peter Schelkens 2012
Mukherjee, Amitav Competition, Coexistence, and Confidentiality in Multiuser Multi-antenna Wireless Networks University of California Irvine Lee Swindlehurst, Hamid Jafarkhani, Ender Ayanoglu 2012
Granström, Karl Extended target tracking using PHD filters Linköping University Thomas Schön, Fredrik Gustafsson, Umut 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
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Applied to Image Analysis IMT Institute of Advanced Studies Lucca Lucca, Italy Oct. 31, 2012
Researcher,Radar innovative concepts demonstration Delft University of Technology Delft, The Netherlands Oct. 31, 2012
PhD Position in Efficient Parametric Modeling and Identification of Room Acoustics KU Leuven Leuven, Belgium Nov. 15, 2012
PhD Position in Dereverberation by Inverse Solution of the Acoustic Wave Equation on a Finite Element Grid KU Leuven Leuven, Belgium Nov. 15, 2012
PhD Position in Multi-Channel Dereverberation Based on Perceptually Relevant Room Acoustics Models for Domestic and Automotive Sound Reproduction Bang & Olufsen A/S Struer, Denmark Nov. 15, 2012
PhD Position in Multi-Channel Dereverberation for Speech Intelligibility Improvement in Hearing Aid Applications Oticon A/S Smørum, Denmark Nov. 15, 2012
PhD Position in Coding for Wireless Distributed Microphones in Reverberant Environments Aalborg University Aalborg, Denmark Nov. 15, 2012
Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg Oldenburg, Germany Nov. 30, 2012
PhD Position in Single-Ended Dereverberation Tools and Techniques for Automatic Speech Recognition Spinvox Ltd. Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7, UK Dec.1, 2012
Post-doc in signal processing for MRI Uppsala University Uppsala, Sweden June 1, 2013
contributed by Aggelos Pikrakis, EURASIP Web Services Coordinator back to top
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