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The symposium is organized under auspices of the Werkgemeenschap voor Informatie- en Communicatietheorie (WIC, http://w-i-c.org) and the IEEE Benelux Signal Processing Chapter.


May 31 & June 1, 2018, Hampshire Hotel - De Broeierd, Enschede. 


The symposium aims at sharing ideas and information on the following (or related) topics:

Shannon theory, (multi-user) information theory

Signal processing

Source, channel, and network coding, data compression

(Ad-hoc) sensor networks

Cryptography, data protection, block chains

Signal processing over networks and graphs

Quantum information and quantum cryptography

Optimisation in signal processing

Biometrics and pattern recognition

Signal detection and estimation

Speech/Audio/Video/Multimedia signal processing

Localisation and tracking

Data science, machine learning

Software defined radios and cognitive radios


  • Petar Popovski (Aalborg University)
  • Marcel Worring (University of Amsterdam).

PAPERS / PResentations

The program committee is soliciting contributions describing original research results. Prospective authors are encouraged to submit a one-page abstract. Each accepted abstract will lead to either an oral presentation with discussion or a poster presentation. Moreover, a full paper or the abstract (as chosen by the authors) will appear in the online proceedings with ISBN. Work under review elsewhere can be submitted provided overlap with simultaneously submitted papers is clearly documented.

Full papers need to formatted according to the submission guidelines. A LaTeX template following these guidelines is provided here. There is no page limit, but file sizes should be within reasonable limits. 


The symposium features Best Student Paper and Best Student Presentation awards. 


A limited number of grants is available to MSc students with an accepted paper at the symposium. Grants include a registration fee waver and partial coverage of accommodation costs. Requests for a grant should be made when submitting the one-page abstract.


April 6 April 13

Deadline for abstract submission (extended by 1 week)

April 20 

Notification of acceptance

April 27

Early registration deadline

May 14

Camera-ready papers due

May 31 & June 1

Symposium in Enschede


Jasper Goseling (j.goseling@utwente.nl) and Luuk Spreeuwers.