[Comp-neuro] Special session on Biologically-Inspired Signal Processing at ISSPA 2012, Montreal, deadline extension

Jean Rouat Jean.Rouat at usherbrooke.ca
Mon Jan 30 03:34:22 CET 2012

Special Session on Biologically-Inspired Multimedia Signal Processing
The 11th International Conference on Information Science,
Signal Processing and their Applications (ISSPA’12) 

3th-5th July 2012 Montreal, Canada.

Although significant progress has been made in the field of signal processing in the past decades, the capability of humans to analyze sensory signals largely outperform conventional signal processing methods. This difference in performance is even more pronounced in the fields such as vision, pattern recognition, auditory scene analysis, sound source separation and information coding. The superority of the human processing over conventional signal processing techniques is mainly due to the the fact that the human brain treats the sensory signals very differently. The human cognition relies on spiking neurons, heavily inter-connected neural networks, hierarchy, sparsity, and synchrony to analyze and decode sensory inputs.

The aim of this ISSPA’12 special session is to present the latest theoretical and practical advances in the field of biologically-inspired signal processing. Submissions are invited for the areas of biologically-inspired signal processing methods for audio, video and/or image applications or theoretical advances in biologically-inspired information coding.

Prospective authors are invited to submit full length (six pages) papers following the formatting guidelines available in the author-kit at"http://www.synchromedia.ca/isspa2012/en/submission.html" . All papers submitted to this session must include a clear link to the topic of the session. All papers will be subjected to a blind peer-review process by the conference technical program committee and review board.

All accepted papers will be included in the ISSPA 2012 Conference Proceedings. All papers accepted will be included in IEEE Xplore. At least one author of accepted papers are expected to register and present their papers at the Conference.

Important dates:
Full Paper Submission: 		Feb. 15 th, 2011
Notification of Acceptance:	March 15 th, 2012
Camera Ready Paper:		April 9th, 2012
Conference date and place:	3rd-5th July 2012,  Montreal, Canada


Prof. Jean Rouat
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Université de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, QC
E-mail: jean.rouat at usherbrooke.ca
Tel: (819) 821-8000 ext: 3864

Dr. Hossein Najaf-Zadeh
Advanced Audio Systems Lab
Communication Research Centre
Ottawa, Canada
E-mail: hossein.najafzadeh at crc.ca
Tel: (613) 998-7203

Dr. Ramin Pichevar
Advanced Audio Systems Lab
Communication Research Centre
Ottawa, Canada
E-mail: ramin.pichevar at usherbrooke.ca
Tel: (613) 949-6451

Jean Rouat, Prof.

Université de Sherbrooke		Université de Montréal
Professeur titulaire et dir. NECOTIS 	Professeur associé                          
Local C1-3108, dépt. GEGI		FAS- Sciences biologiques
2500 boul. Université			Pavillon Marie-Victorin
Sherbrooke, Québec			90 avenue Vincent-d'Indy
Canada, J1K 2R1				Montréal, Qc, H3C 3J7

téléphone: 819-821-8000 ext. 63864
fax: 819-821-7937
Jean.Rouat at ieee.org ou Jean.Rouat at usherbrooke.ca

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