Call for papers

(see also the PDF version of the call for papers).

Symposium topics

The symposium will be held on May 11 and 12, 2017 at Delft University of Technology, Deflt. It aims at sharing ideas, experiences and information on the following (or related) topics:

Shannon theory and applications of information theory Signal processing
Multi-user information theory (Ad-hoc) sensor networks
Source, channel, and network coding, data compression Signal processing over networks and graphs
Cryptography and data protection Optimization in signal processing
Quantum information and quantum cryptography Signal detection and estimation
Biometrics and pattern recognition Localization and tracking
Speech/Audio/Video/Multimedia signal processing Software defined radios and cognitive radios

Abstract submission

The program committee is soliciting papers describing original work (work under review elsewhere can be submitted provided overlap with simultaneously submitted papers is clearly documented). Prospective authors are encouraged to submit a one-page abstract in pdf format (including names, affiliations and email addresses of the authors), by sending an e-mail to by March 20, 2017.

Each accepted paper will lead either to an oral presentation with discussion or to a poster presentation. The symposium will have on-line proceedings with a separate ISBN, and will feature a Best Student Paper award and a Best Student Presentation award.

Full paper submission

After receiving an email confirming your abstract has been accepted for oral or poster presentation, you need to register for the symposium (see registration section) and submit a paper according to the  paper guidelines guidelines (see also this template if you use LaTeX). Please read those instructions carefully. A maximum of eight single-column A4 pages is allowed. Your paper should be submitted as a single PDF file, named after your submission number (see confirmation email), sent by e-mail to The deadline for the full paper submission is April 24, 2017.


A limited number of grants will be made available to MSc students who have an accepted paper at the symposium. A grant consists of the symposium registration fee, and at most 70 euro per night for accommodation for one or two nights (depending on distance). No travel costs will be reimbursed.

Important dates

Extended deadline for abstract submission March 27, 2017
Deadline for abstract submission March 20, 2017
Notification of acceptance April 5, 2017
Camera-ready papers due & early registration deadline April 24, 2017
Symposium in Delft May 11-12, 2017

Date and Venue

May 11 & 12, 2017, TU Delft Science Centre,

SITB 2017 Organizing Committee
Richard Heusdens and Jos Weber