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The IEEE Signal Processing Society is proud to announce the eight edition of the Signal Processing Cup: an exciting challenge to control a wireless propagation environment using an intelligent reflecting surface.
Goal: An intelligent reflecting surface is a two-dimensional array of metamaterial whose interaction with electromagnetic waves can be controlled, e.g., by tuning the impedance variations over the surface. These surfaces might be used in 6G to direct wireless signals from a transmitter towards a receiver. The goal of the challenge is to characterize the behavior of an intelligent reflecting surface based on data from over-the-air signaling and develop a control algorithm to configure the surface to aid wireless communications.
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 with transmitted and received signals, for different configurations, is provided for the challenge.
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 2021. 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.
Organizer: Emil Björnson, Linköping University, Sweden
Additional details and data available on Monday, 1 February 2021 at GitHub.
|Grand Prize Team Name: T-Cubed
University of Moratuwa
Supervisor: Prathapasinghe Dharmawansa
|First Runner-Up Team Name: AGH
AGH University of Science and
Supervisor: Konrad Kowalczyk
Tutor: Szymon Woźniak
|Second Runner-Up Team Name: UnBounded
University of Brasilia
Supervisor: Marcelo Menezes de Carvalho