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IEEE Signal Processing Cup 2020

Unsupervised abnormality detection by using intelligent and heterogeneous autonomous systems



The IEEE Signal Processing Society is proud to announce the seven edition of the Signal Processing Cup: an exciting unsupervised abnormality detection challenge where ground and aerial autonomous systems interplays with the environment to discover abnormalities automatically.

Goal: Detect abnormalities in the behaviour of the ground and aerial systems based on embedded sensor data in real-time.

Eligibility: Any team composed of one faculty member, at most one graduate student and 3-10 undergraduate students is welcomed to join the open competition.

Dataset: A novel dataset from ground and aerial systems that perform a repetitive task, such as perimeter monitoring, is provided.

Prize: The three teams with highest performance in the open competition will be selected as finalists and will be invited to participate in the final competition at ICASSP 2020. The champion team will receive a grand prize of $5,000. The first and the second runner-up will receive a prize of $2,500 and $1,500, respectively, in addition to travel grants and complimentary conference registrations.

Important Dates

  • First ROS-based data release for training: November 22, 2019
  • ROS-based data with abnormalities: December 2, 2019
  • Submission Deadline: March 24, 2020
  • Finalists Announcement: April 3, 2020
  • Final @ICASSP: May 4-8, 2020

Finalist Teams

Grand Prize Team Name: SIPL
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Supervisor: Pavel Lifshits
Tutor: Yair Moshe

Theo Adrai
David Ben-Said
Samuel Sendrowicz

First Runner Up Team Name: Icarus Inhibition
University of Moratuwa

Supervisor: Chamira Edussooriya
Tutor: Dumindu Tissera

Thiru Thillai Nadarasar Bahavan
Sulhi Cader
Suchitha Dehigaspitiya
Yasintha Supun Madhushanike Wackwella Gamage
Vinu Vihan Maddumage
Suman Navaratnarajah
Ruwinda Ranganayake
Gershom Seneviratne
Damitha Senevirathne
Isuru Wijesiri

Second Runner-Up Team Name: BUET_Andromeda
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Supervisor: Mohammad Ariful Haque
Tutor: Rui Zhao

Prasun Datta
Shafin Bin Hamid
K M Naimul Hassan
Md. Mushfiqur Rahman
Munshi Sanowar Raihan
Ashiqur Rasul
Himaddri Roy

Joint Initiative:

- The IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS)
- IEEE Autonomous System Initiative


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