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Call for Papers

SPCS is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

SCOPE

The International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems focus on research and development issues regarding the efficient processing and transmission of data. Interesting data sources include image, audio and speech, biological and medical domains, and sensor output signals. There is a need for inventing new signal processing algorithms to efficiently transform the signals resulting from these sources into digital data streams, which can then be efficiently transmitted from one location to another using advanced communication systems.

CONFERENCE AREAS

Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. IMAGE PROCESSING
2. AUDIO AND SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING
3. BIOMEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
4. COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS


AREA 1: IMAGE PROCESSING


  • Adaptive Systems
  • Detection and Estimation
  • Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing
  • Image Processing
  • Multimedia Communication Systems
  • Time-frequency Analysis
  • Wavelet Signal Processing

AREA 2: AUDIO AND SPEECH SIGNAL PROCESSING


  • Adaptive Systems
  • Audio and Speech Signal Processing
  • Detection and Estimation
  • Digital Filter Design and Implementation
  • Multimedia Communication Systems
  • Time-frequency Analysis
  • Wavelet Signal Processing

AREA 3: BIOMEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING


  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Detection and Estimation
  • Remote Sensing and Signal Processing
  • Time-frequency Analysis
  • Biomedical Sensors

AREA 4: COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS


  • Antennas and Propagation
  • Channel Measurements and Modeling
  • Coding and Modulation Techniques
  • Communication Systems
  • Diversity Techniques
  • Green communications
  • MIMO - Theory and Trials
  • OFDM Technology
  • Optical Communications and Networks
  • Signal Processing in Communications
  • Space-time cOding
  • Spread Spectrum and CDMA Systems
  • Ultra Wide-Band Communications
  • Wireless and Mobile Networks

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

SPCS 2017 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book (final approval pending).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Date: 24 - 26 July, 2017

Paper Submission: March 22, 2017 (expired)
Authors Notification:
May 3, 2017 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
May 17, 2017 (expired)

Paper Submission: April 26, 2017 (expired)
Authors Notification:
May 24, 2017 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
June 6, 2017 (expired)

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: April 10, 2017 (expired)

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: April 28, 2017 (expired)

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: June 2, 2017 (expired)

Demos
Demo Proposal: June 2, 2017 (expired)

Panels
Panel Proposal: June 2, 2017 (expired)

SECRETARIAT

SPCS Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 184
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: peccs.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.spcs.peccs.org/

VENUE

Madrid, the capital of Spain, is a cosmopolitan city that combines the most modern infrastructures and the status as an economic, financial, administrative and service centre, with a large cultural and artistic heritage, a legacy of centuries of exciting history.

PECCS CONFERENCE CHAIR

César Benavente-PecesUniversidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

PROGRAM CHAIR

Andreas AhrensHochschule Wismar, University of Technology Business and Design, Germany

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Arnulfo Alanis Garza, Instituto Tecnologico de Tijuana, Mexico
Francesco Amato, Università Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Italy
Balint Antal, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Eduardo Cabal-Yepez, Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico
Marco Cagnazzo, Telecom ParisTech, France
Jonathon Chambers, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Sung-Bae Cho, Yonsei University, Korea, Republic of
Mark Coates, McGill University, Canada
Cesar Collazos, Universidad del Cauca, Colombia
Marilia Curado, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Gérard Dreyfus, ESPCI Paris, France
Stefano Ferilli, University of Bari, Italy
Manuel Filipe Santos, Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho, Portugal
Mehmet Burak Guldogan, Turgut Ozal University, Turkey
Andras Hajdu, Univerity of Debrecen, Hungary
Dimitrios Hatzinakos, University of Toronto, Canada
Gordana Jovanovic Dolecek, Institute INAOE, Mexico
Aravind Kailas, Algorithms, Models, and Systems Solutions, LLC, United States
Koray Kayabol, Gebze Technical University, Turkey
Abdelmajid Khelil, Landshut University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Constantine Kotropoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Carlos León de Mora, University of Seville, Spain
Wanquan Liu,, Curtin University, Australia
José Machado, Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho, Portugal
Dwight Makaroff, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Francisco Martins, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Parag Mogre, Siemens AG, Germany
Ambra Molesini, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Shinichi Nakajima, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Arye Nehorai, Washington University in St. Louis, United States
Paulo Novais, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
George Perry, University of Texas at San Antonio, United States
Peter Puschner, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Luis Paulo Reis, University of Minho, Portugal
Michele Risi, University of Salerno, Italy
Wojciech Samek, Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institute, Germany
Kannan Sankaragomathi, Google Inc., United States
Augusto Santiago Cerqueira, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Enzo Pasquale Scilingo, Università di Pisa, Italy
Andrzej Skowron, Warsaw University, Poland
H. C. So, City University of Hong Kong, China
Ljubisa Stankovic, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
João Manuel R. S. Tavares, FEUP - Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
H. Fatih Ugurdag, Özyegin University, Turkey
Francisco Vasques, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Hua-Liang Wei, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Yingwei Yu, Schlumberger, United States
Michalis Zervakis, Technical University of Chania, Greece

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