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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 and applications of information theory

Signal processing

Multi-user information theory

(Ad-hoc) sensor networks

Source, channel, and network coding, data compression

Signal processing over networks and graphs

Cryptography and data protection

Optimisation in signal processing

Quantum information and quantum cryptography

Signal detection and estimation

Biometrics and pattern recognition

Localisation and tracking

Speech/Audio/Video/Multimedia signal processing

Software defined radios and cognitive radios


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


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


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 (see web site for details). 


April 6

Deadline for abstract submission

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.