Conference Introduction

  The seventh International Workshop on Signal Design and its Applications in Communications (IWSDA’15) will be held at Bengaluru, India, from September 13 –18, 2015. The IWSDA workshop series dates back to September 2001 in Chengdu, China, and since 2005 has been held every 2 years in Yamaguchi, Japan, Chengdu, China, Fukuoka, Japan, Guilin China, and Tokyo, Japan, respectively. The aim of the workshop series is to foster fruitful interactions among signal designers, coding theorists, cryptographic researchers and communications practitioners from all over the world. A special feature of this particular workshop is a session that will celebrate the 60th birthday of P. Vijay Kumar.

Conference Topics

   The topics of this workshop include, but are not limited to, the topics listed below:
  Big Data Analytics
  Coding for Communication and Storage
  Coding Theory
  Combinatorial Structures for Code & Sequence Design
  Communication Theory
  Complexity and Computation Theorys
  Compressive Sensing and Sparsity
  Cryptography, Privacy and Security
  Detection and Estimation
  Network Coding and Applications
  Space-Time Codes
  Signal Design for Radar
  Signal Processing
  Wireless Communication and Networks

Call for Papers Since January 18, 2015

Important Deadlines

  Manuscript submission: May 15, 2015,June 14, 2015(no more extension)
  Acceptance notification: July 10, 2015
  Camera-ready submission: August 1, 2015
  Advanced registration: August 10, 2015

Paper Submission

   Papers presenting new results in the above areas are hereby solicited. Only electronic submissions n PDF format are accepted. Each submission must be at most 5 pages in length and conform to the double-column format (style file and templates can be downloaded here ). Full papers of up to 5 pages can be submitted with the above format via
   Submissions should contain enough detail for peer review and must not substantially duplicate work submitted to another journal or conference proceedings. If you would like to be considered for the special session to celebrate Prof. Vijay Kumar birthday, please append the phrase “To be considered for the Special Session celebrating Prof. Kumar’s birthday”, to the abstract on the submission page.

Conference Proceedings

   It is planned to have the conference proceedings of IWSDA'15 published by IEEE Press and be indexed by the Engineering Index (Ei). It is also planned to have selected full papers published in a special issue of the IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals.

About Bengaluru

   Previously known as Bangalore, this city is the fourth-largest metropolitan area in India, and is widely regarded as the Silicon Valley of India. Its location at an elevation of 3000ft makes for a climate that is pleasant for most of the year.

Local Arrangements

   Convenor, National Mathematics Initiative, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

In cooperation with IEICE, and NSFC, and technical co-sponsored by IEEE.