Newsletter – Vol. 24, October 2013
EURASIP Seasonal Schools
Call Society Award Nominations
Open Special Issues
Recent Ph.D. Theses
Job Posts
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The EURASIP Seasonal Schools in Signal Processing Program

The EURASIP Board of Directors (BoD) is pleased to announce the launch of the Seasonal Schools in Signal Processing Program of EURASIP. EURASIP seasonal schools are typically summer schools with the goal of providing graduate students, Ph.D. students, and early stage researchers with a background in selected topics in signal processing and its applications.

The EURASIP Seasonal Schools in Signal Processing Program has the mission of promoting research, teaching and social engagement by hosting high-level, research-oriented, interdisciplinary and innovative academic courses on theory and applications of signal processing. The primary objective for creating a seasonal school program is membership development for young researchers with interests in signal processing and its applications.

The program has the goal to provide space for academic networking between junior and senior scholars from a wide range of institutions and discipline areas, often with long-term outcomes such as collaborative research projects and joint publications. A team of distinguished international faculty and industry members teach short, intensive courses, with the aim to provide a comprehensive overview of recent advances in emerging research fields. We encourage Masters and Ph.D. students, postdoctoral fellows, young faculty and researchers as well as professionals worldwide to participate in our seasonal schools.

Call for 2014 Seasonal School Proposals:

The EURASIP BoD welcomes proposals from prospective organizers of 2014 seasonal schools.

Proposers should submit their proposal white papers, following the guidelines summarized in this document , at least 4 months before the event. 2014 Summer schools should be planned in the period June 1st 2014 to September 30th 2014. 2014 Winter schools should be planned in the periods January 1st 2014 to February 28th 2014 or December 1st 2014 to December 31st 2014.

Proposals should be submitted in PDF format by email to the Membership Development Chair, Prof. Ana Isabel Perez-Neira, at by completing the form downloadable from the EURASIP website (Seasonal Schools section). Any questions should be directed to the same address.

Proposal preparation guidelines and a document with terms and conditions can be found on the EURASIP website (Seasonal Schools section).

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2nd Call for Nominations: EURASIP Society Awards

Each year, EURASIP recognizes technical and professional achievements through its celebrated EURASIP Awards Program. As part of the organization's overall mission to advance signal processing as a science and a profession, EURASIP's Board of Directors 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 on the scope and criteria for these awards, please visit the EURASIP website. The website also gives details of the nomination process and copies of the nomination forms can be downloaded. A listing of previous award recipients with their award citations is also available on the EURASIP Awards webpage.

Please submit nominations to the EURASIP Awards chair, Patrick Naylor, by e-mail. The deadline for nominations is 31st December 2013.

We encourage you to share this information with your colleagues and peers.

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Open Special Issues of EURASIP Journals
Signal Processing Deadline
Wireless Acoustic Sensor Networks and Ad Hoc Microphone Arrays
Nov. 30, 2013
Fractional Signal Processing and Applications
Dec. 31, 2013
Machine Learning and Signal Processing for Human Pose Recovery and Behavior Analysis
Mar. 1, 2014
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing Deadline
Advances In Flexible Multicarrier Waveforms For Future Wireless Communications Dec. 1, 2013 (extended)
GNSS Remote Sensing Dec. 16, 2013 (extended)
Security Challenges and Issues in Cognitive Radio Networks Dec. 1, 2013
Design and Architectures for Signal and Image Processing Feb. 1, 2014
Sparse Sensing in Radar and Sonar Signal Processing March 1, 2014
EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking Deadline
Network Routing and Communication Algorithm for Intelligent Transportation Systems Nov. 30, 2013
New Technologies and Research Trends for Vehicular Wireless Communications Dec. 31, 2013
Research methodologies for performance evaluation of wireless network solutions Jan. 31, 2014
Green Wireless Communications: Theory and Practice Feb. 20, 2014
EURASIP Journal on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Deadline
Systems Engineering Approaches for Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Computational Biology Nov. 15, 2013
EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing Deadline
Models of Speech - In Search of Better Representations Nov. 1, 2013
Atypical Speech & Voices: Corpora, Classification, Coaching & Conversion Feb. 1, 2014
EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing Deadline
Vision Systems and Algorithms for Micro Aerial Vehicles Dec. 15, 2013
EURASIP Journal on Information Security Deadline
Collusion Secure Fingerprinting and Transactional Watermarking Feb. 28, 2014
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Recently submitted Ph.D. Theses in EURASIP Library
Author Title & Link University Supervisors Publication Year
Hussein, Walid Digital Processing Based Solutions for Life Science Engineering Recognition Problems Technische Universität München Thomas Becker 2013
Mattheyses, Wesley A Multimodal Approach to Audiovisual Text-to-Speech Synthesis Vrije Universiteit Brussel Werner Verhelst 2013
Salamon, Justin Melody Extraction from Polyphonic Music Signals Universitat Pompeu Fabra Emilia Gómez and Xavier Serra 2013
Tzagkarakis, George Bayesian Compressed Sensing using Alpha-Stable Distributions University of Crete Panagiotis Tsakalides 2009
D'Alessandro, Salvatore Adaptation and Optimization in Multi-Carrier Modulation Systems University of Udine Andrea M. Tonello 2012
Gauthier, Jerome Signal and image analysis with filter banks. Applications to geosciences IFP Energies nouvelles Jean-Christophe Pesquet and Laurent Duval 2008
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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
Postdoc in Signal Processing Chalmers University of Technology Gothenburg, Sweden Nov. 1, 2013
Early Stage Researcher (ESR) and Experienced Researcher (ER) BBC R&D London, UK Nov. 15, 2013
Phd researcher Aalborg University, Denmark and Oticon A/S, Denmark Ålborggade, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark Nov. 15, 2013
PhD scholarship in signal processing algorithms for massive MIMO systems Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Nov. 29, 2013
PhD scholarship in signal processing algorithms for large sensor arrays Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Nov. 29, 2013
Voice Researcher NXP Leuven, Belgium Dec. 24, 2013
Postdoctoral Fellowship on Biomedical Signal Processing University of Nice Sophia Antipolis Technopole de Sophia Antipolis, Biot, France Dec. 31, 2013
2 PhDs and 2 Post-docs CNRS Saint-Martin-d'Hères, France Jul. 13, 2014
3 Early Stage Researcher (ESR) University of Nantes Nantes, France Dec. 31, 2014
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