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          27th Biennial Symposium on Communications 

                Kingston, Ontario, Canada

                      June 1-4, 2014

 

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission Due:  January 26, 2014

Notification of Acceptance:   March 2, 2014

Camera-Ready Paper Due:   March 16, 2014

http://www.ece.queensu.ca/apps/symposium/  

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The 27th Biennial Symposium on Communications will be held at the Holiday Inn in historic Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June 1-4, 2014, with a welcoming reception on the evening of June 1, 2014.  The 2014 Canadian Award in Telecommunications Research will be presented during the Symposium.

 

New in 2014:   student travel grants, student paper competitions, tutorials, 1000-island cruise with live music and dance, and broader areas of interest. 

 

Original papers are encouraged in all areas related to communications systems and networks.  Submissions will be through EDAS System.  Published papers will be searchable online through IEEE Explore.  Topics include, but are not limited to:

 

       • Communication and Information Theory

       • Coding and Signal Processing for Communications

       • Multiple Antenna Systems and Cooperative Communications

       • Signal processing and Communications for Biomedical Applications

       • Communication System Security and Cryptography

       • Source coding and Multimedia Communications

       • Audio, Image and Video Processing

       • Wireless Networks and Cloud Communication

       • Adhoc, Sensor and Mesh Networks

       • Mathematical and Optimization techniques for Communications

       • Optical Communication Networks and Systems

       • Smart Grid Communications

       • Green Communications and Networks and Energy Harvesting

       • Multiuser Communication and Interference Management

       • Cognitive Communications and Ultra-wideband Systems

       • Nanoelectronics and Devices for Communications

      • Quality of Service and Experience Relation and Metrics

 

Four-page Full Paper Submission Due:  January 26, 2014

Notification of Acceptance:   March 2, 2014

Camera-Ready Paper Due:   March 16, 2014

 

The Organizing Committee is composed of:

Symposium Chair: Shahram Yousefi, Queen's Univ.

Technical Program Co-Chairs: Jan Bajcsy, McGill Univ., Vojislav Mišić, Ryerson Univ., Steven Blostein, Queen’s Univ.

Publications Co-Chairs: Octavia Dobre, Memorial Univ., Emanuel Radoi, Univ. of Brest, France

Local Arrangements Chair: Francois Chan, RMC

Publicity Co-Chairs:  Melike Erol-Kantarci, Univ. of Ottawa, Jun Li, CRC

Industry/Government  Liaison and Semra Gulder, CRC; David Kidston, CRC; Sreeraman Rajan, DRDC

Sponsorship Co-Chairs:  Behnaz Ghoraani, RIT, USA, Semra Gulder, CRC, David Kidston, CRC, Sreeraman Rajan, DRDC

Plenary and Invited Sessions Chair:  Hossam Hassanein, Queen's Univ.

CATR Award Committee Chair: Mohamed Ibnkahla, Queen's Univ.

Tutorial Sessions Chair:  Bahman Gharesifard, Queen’s Univ.

Symposium Coordinator: Bernice Ison, Queen's Univ.

 

The 2014 Canadian Award in Telecommunications Research will be presented during the symposium.  Please submit nominations together with supporting documentation (nomination letter, curriculum vitae and two letters of support) by February 17, 2014.  See website www.ece.queensu.ca/apps/symposium for details.