Inside Signal Processing eNewsletter

September 2015

Highlights

Chapter & DL News:

SPS Distinguished Lectures // 2015 Member-Driven Initiatives – Funding Available // vTools release announcement: Usability and interface enhancements // Geographic unit website feature: Automatic feed of officers and events available // New SPS Chapters // Use vTools.Voting for your upcoming unit elections

Conference News:

Signal Processing Conferences // Call for Participation: IEEE Signal Processing Cup 2016 // Call for Papers: ICASSP 2016

Education & Resources:

Featured news around IEEE: IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter // IEEE-USA offers free e-books to members in August and September // Member Discounts: International travel guide for members in Regions 8-10 // IEEE Women in Engineering news: Live chat series, 2016 leadership conference, virtual career fair, awards program, summits // Updated call for participation: 2015 Volunteer Leadership Training Program (VOLT): Deadlines 24 August and 4 September

Initiatives & Trends:

Video of the month: A Brain-Computer Interface for Exoskeleton Control // Recent Patents in Signal Processing (September 2015) – Resource Management // Get involved in IEEE Future Directions initiatives; contribute IoT use case scenarios // Request for proposals: Humanitarian projects: deadline 30 September // IEEE in 2030 Challenge seeks proposals for innovative projects: Deadline extended to 15 September // Last call for applications: IEEE Smart Cities Initiative: Deadline extended to 31 August

Member Highlights:

Member in the Spotlight: Hamid Krim

Ph.D Theses:

Gioberto, Guido. (University of Minnesota) “Measuring Joint Movement Through Garment-Integrated Wearable Sensing”,(2015) // Ruan, Yiye,(The Ohio State University) “Joint Dynamic Online Social Network Analytics Using Network, Content and User Characteristics”, (2015)

Publications News:

Biometrics Security and Privacy Protection: IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, September 2015 // Call for Papers: TSIPN Special Issue on Inference and Learning over Networks

Research Opportunities:

SPS TC Job Marketplace

Society News:

Call for Nominations: N&A Committee and Awards Boards // Save the Date: IEEE Day 2015 is 6 October // 21 Signal Processing Society Members Elevated to Senior Member // IEEE’s Annual Election – Remember to Vote // Attend GlobalSIP 2015 With SPS Travel Support

TC News:

News from the Signal Processing for Communications and Networking (SPCOM)-TC

In-Depth E-News Articles

Member in the Spotlight: Hamid Krim

In this series, we aim to introduce senior society members and other experts of the signal processing field. This month, we are happy to introduce Prof. Hamid Krim in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, leading the…More »

Biometrics Security and Privacy Protection: IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, September 2015

The special issue of IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Sep. 2015 is focused around biometrics and privacy protection. Biometrics is the science of recognizing individuals based on their behavioral and biological characteristics such as face, fingerprints, iris, voice, gait, and signature. A typical biometric system may be viewed as a pattern classification system that utilizes advanced signal processing schemes to compare and match biometric data.More »

News from the Signal Processing for Communications and Networking (SPCOM)-TC

The Signal Processing for Communications and Networking Technical Committee (SPCOM TC) reports on received awards, new members and this year’s IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC) that took place in Stockholm, Sweden.More »

Video of the month: A Brain-Computer Interface for Exoskeleton Control

Researchers from Korea University and the Technical University of Berlin have developed a new brain-computer interface to control a lower limb exoskeleton by decoding specific signals from within the user’s brain.

A lower limb exoskeleton control system based on…More »

Recent Patents in Signal Processing (September 2015) – Resource Management

For our September 2015 issue, we cover recent patents granted in the area of Resource Management. The section below covers patents granted recently for various forecasting, modeling and evaluation solutions approached via resource management.

In patent no. More »

Save the Date: IEEE Day 2015 is 6 October

IEEE Day 2015 will be held on Tuesday, 6 October. This will be the sixth anniversary of IEEE members celebrating the anniversary of the first time IEEE members gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884.

Since the first IEEE Day event in 2010, the number of events…More »

21 Signal Processing Society Members Elevated to Senior Member

The IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) is honored to announce the elevation of 21 of its members to the grade of IEEE Senior Member. These members have demonstrated outstanding professional performance, exhibited professional maturity through long-term experience, and established themselves as leaders in their respective IEEE-designated fields of interest. Senior Member is the only membership grade that is eligible to be nominated for IEEE Fellow.More »

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