Inside Signal Processing eNewsletter

March 2017


Chapter & DL News:

2017 Member-Driven Initiative // Upcoming Distinguished Lectures // Announcing the Latest Innovations for vTools.Events and eNotice // Final Reminder: 2016 Annual Reporting and Rebate Requirements: Financial Reporting Due 28 February; Meeting and Officer Reporting Due 15 March

Conference News:

Call for Papers: ICME 2017 Workshop [Deadline Extended-March 13, 2017] // GlobalSIP2017 Call for Papers // Signal Processing Conferences

Education & Resources:

IEEE-USA Offers Free e-Books to Members in February and March // Give the Gift of IEEE Membership // Welcome New Members in your Section and Invite them to Attend an Orientation Webinar // IEEE Women in Engineering News: Leadership Summits, WIE ILC 2017, Last Call for Award Nominations, Scholarship Opportunities

Initiatives & Trends:

What Should We Learn from… Autonomous Ships on the High Seas // Recent Patents in Signal Processing (March 2017) – Iris biometrics // An Open Source Self-Driving Car // IEEE Launches New 5G Initiative and Seeks Volunteers // IEEE Green ICT Initiative: 28 February Webinar, Young Professionals Idea Competition Deadline 7 April // Registration Now Open for New IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit & Honors Ceremony Gala

Member Highlights:

Member News: Sean I. Young

Ph.D Theses:

Wisler, Alan. (Arizona State University), “Graph-based Estimation of Information Divergence Functions” (2017) // Nandi, Soumyaroop (University of Kansas), “Robust object tracking and adaptive detection for auto navigation of unmanned aerial vehicle” (2017)

Publications News:

What Should We Learn from… Autonomous Ships on the High Seas

Research Opportunities:

Job Opportunities in Signal Processing

Society News:

73 Signal Processing Society Members Elevated to Senior Member // Call for Nominations: IEEE Medals and Recognitions // Volunteers Needed for IEEE Awards Board // Last Call for Nominations: IEEE Fellow Class of 2018: Deadline 1 March // Call for Nominations: Regional Directors-at-Large and Members-at-Large // Call for Nominations: Chief Editor, SigPort and Chief Editor, Resource Center

TC News:

Activity Report from the IVMSP-TC

In-Depth E-News Articles

What Should We Learn from… Autonomous Ships on the High Seas

Remotely controlled ships, piloted by people on shore, and autonomous ships, which can take actions for themselves, are the latest beneficiaries of increasing digital connectivity and intelligence. This IEEE Spectrum articles provides an insider’s perspective on autonomous ships in high seas, covering sensing, communication, collision avoidence, compelx maneuvers and more.More »

Recent Patents in Signal Processing (March 2017) – Iris biometrics

For our March 2017 issue, we cover recent patents dealing with iris biometrics, including sensor development, prosthetic iris preparation, camera and illumination settings and signal processing algorithms.

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Activity Report from the IVMSP-TC

The Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing Technical Committee (IVMSP TC) reports on the upcoming ICIP and ICASSP conferences, the recent IVMSP workshop and new TC members.More »

An Open Source Self-Driving Car

Udacity formed their core Self-Driving Car Team, together with Google Self-Driving Car founder and Udacity President Sebastian Thrun. Now, the online education company is building an open source self-driving car as part of its effort to offer its More »

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