This conference is a fantastic opportunity to present and hear about the latest scientific findings in signal processing for defence. We welcome papers from both academia, industry and defence. This conference will be held in Edinburgh on the 14th and 15th September 2021.

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General Chairs

 Mike Davies - University of Edinburgh

 Stephen McLaughlin - Heriot-Watt University

 Jordi Barr - Dstl

Gary Heald - Dstl

Publicity and Local Arrangements Chair

Janet Forbes - University of Edinburgh

Technical Programme Committee

Abderrahim Halimi, Heriot-Watt University 

Alasdair Hunter, Dstl 

Alessio Balleri, Cranfield University 

Andreas Ahrens, Hochschule Wismar 

Andreas Spanias, Arizona State University  

Andrew Wallace, Heriot-Watt University 

Andy Stove, Stove Specialties 

Antonio De Maio, University of Naples "Federico II" 

Athanasios Gkelias, Imperial College London 

Augusto Aubry, Universita degli studi di Napoli 

Bernard Mulgrew, University of Edinburgh 

Brian Barber, Dstl  

Bruno Clerckx, Imperial College London 

Carmine Clemente, University of Strathclyde 

Chris Baker, University of Birmingham 

Christoph Wasserzier, Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques FHR 

Christos Ilioudis, University of Strathclyde 

Cristian Rusu, Dublin University

David Cormack, Leonardo 

David Garren, Naval Postgraduate School 

David Greig, Leonardo 

David Harvey, Thales UK 

David Nethercott, Dstl

Duncan Williams, Dstl 

Fan Liu, University College London 

Geert Leus, Delft University of Technology 

Harvey Alison, Leonardo 

Henry Gouk, University of Edinburgh 

Ian Proudler, University of Strathclyde 

Ivo Bukovsky, Czech Technical University in Prague 

James Hopgood, University of Edinburgh 

Joao Mota, Heriot-Watt University 

John Buck, University of Massachusetts

John Thompson, University of Edinburgh 

Julian Deeks, Dstl 

Keith Brown, Heriot-Watt University 

Ken McEwan, Dstl 

Krishnaprasad Nambur Ramamohan, Delft University of Technology 

Laura Anitori, TNO 

Mahesh Banavar, Clarkson University 

Maria Greco, University of Pisa 

Mathini Sellathurai, Heriot-Watt University 

Mehrdad Yaghoobi, University of Edinburgh 

Murat Uney, Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation 

Neil Cade, Leonardo

Neil Robertson, Queen's University of Belfast 

Oliver Sims, Leonardo

Paul Thomas, Dstl 

Richard Jackson, Dstl 

Rodrigo de Lamare, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro 

Sami Aldalahmeh, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan 

Stephan Weiss, University of Strathclyde 

Stephen Ablett, Dstl 

Suresh Jacob, Dstl 

Vladimir Stankovic, University of Strathclyde 

Wenwu Wang, University of Surrey 

Wolfgang Koch, Fraunhofer FKIE / University of Bonn

Yoann Altmann, Heriot-Watt University

Call for paper

Important date

Draft paper submission deadline
Draft paper acceptance notification
Final paper submission deadline

Submission Topics

Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Array Signal Processing

Image Processing

Radar, Sonar and Acoustic Signal Processing

Multimodal Signal Processing

Multi-Target Tracking

Data Fusion

Signal Acquisition and Sensor Management

Source Separation

Anomaly Detection

Distributed Signal Processing

Low Size Weight and Power Solutions

Target Detection and Identification

Electro-Optic Sensing

Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output (MIMO)

Deep Learning, Machine Learning

Information/Data Analysis


Technical sponsorship is provided by the IEEE Signal Processing Society and the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society and proceedings will be submitted to the Xplore Digital Library.

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  • Conference Date

    Sep 14



    Sep 15


  • Apr 16 2021

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • Jul 01 2021

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

  • Jul 30 2021

    Final Paper Deadline

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