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10th International Conference on Mathematics in Signal Processing

Date: 15th – 17th December 2014
Location: Austin Court, Birmingham

This event builds upon a very successful series of previous conferences. From the first event held in Bath in 1985 to the most recent one held in Birmingham in 2012 as successful as its predecessors, the organising committee is delighted to announce the IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Signal Processing to be held in December 15-17, 2014.

Signal processing constitutes an important area for the application of mathematical concepts and techniques fuelled, for example, by developments in mobile communications, networks, multimedia system, genomics and bioengineering, neural signal processing, and big data processing. The subject is still advancing rapidly in areas such as non-linear signal processing and systems, compressive sampling, digital communication systems, iterative estimation, blind deconvolution/signal separation, broadband systems, compressed sensing and novel sampling schemes. The aim of the conference is to bring together mathematicians, statisticians and engineers with a view to exploring recent developments and identifying fruitful avenues for further research. It is hoped that the meeting will help to attract more mathematicians into this important and challenging field.

The conference will follow the same successful format as before, comprising tutorials, keynote addresses and non-overlapping technical sessions consisting of oral and poster presentations.

A social programme will be organised and will include a reception to welcome delegates.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTORS

Extended deadline: Contributed papers are invited on all aspects of mathematics in signal processing and will be accepted on the basis of a 300-500 word abstract which should be submitted by 18 July  2014 by e-mail to conferences@ima.org.uk. Authors will be advised of acceptance by 31 July 2014. Successful authors will be invited to submit a four page paper for inclusion in the conference proceedings by 7 November 2014.

Papers describing the application of these techniques in physical modelling, communications, financial modelling, medicine, meteorology, radar, seismology, sonar, ocean science, multimedia, instrumentation and control, audio, and acoustics, etc, are welcome:

Statistical Signal Processing
Compressive Sampling
Inverse Problems
Adaptive Signal Processing
Numerical Linear Algebra
Pattern Recognition
Audio/Image/Video Processing
Array Signal Processing
Bayesian Signal Processing
Signal Separation Techniques
Applications of Finite Mathematics
Nonlinear Optimisation/Modelling
Blind Deconvolution / Equalisation
Approximation Techniques
Time-frequency / Time-scale Analysis
Space-Time Adaptive Signal Processing
Vector Sensors and Geometric Processing
High Resolution Spectral Analysis
Graph Signal Processing
Signal Processing aspect of digital communications
Simultaneous localisation and mapping
Inference for diffusion processes

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Lajos Hanzo (University of Southampton)
Simon Maskell (University of Liverpool)
Marc Moonen (KU Leuven)

Tutorial:
Richard Everson (University of Exeter)

Further speakers to be confirmed.

Conference Fees

Early Bird Fees*:
IMA Member: £315
Non-IMA Member: £425
IMA Student: £210
Non-IMA Student: £220

Early Bird Fees* will be available until Monday 17 November 2014, after which the fees will be:

IMA Member: £335
Non-IMA Member: £445
IMA Student: £230
Non-IMA Student: £240

 

All conference fees include refreshments, lunches and facilities at Austin Court Birmingham, and a drinks reception on the evening of 15 December.

Conference dinner on evening of 16 December: £45

*Early Bird Fees must be paid by Monday 17 November otherwise the higher price will be implemented.

To register for this event, please download, complete and return the application form.

Committee members

Prof. Virginie Ruiz (Conference Chair) University of Reading
Prof. J Chambers (Conference Co-Chair) Loughborough University
Dr. P O Amblard, GIPSAlab, CNRS, France and University of Melbourne, Australia
Dr. P Baxter, Cambridge Consultants, UK
Dr. N Le Bihan, Gipsa-Lab, CNRS, France
Prof. C Cowan, Queens University, Belfast, UK
Dr. Pier-Luigi Dragotti, Imperial College London
Mr. D J Harvey, Thales, UK
Dr. M Macleod, QinetiQ
Prof. S McLaughlin, Heriot Watt University, UK 
Prof. J McWhirter, Cardiff University
Prof. I K Proudler
Prof. P White, University of Southampton, UK

For further information or to register your interest, please contact the Conferences Department, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, Catherine Richards House, 16 Nelson Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1EF, e-mail: conferences@ima.org.uk, tel: +44 (0) 1702 354020.