APSIPA is an emerging association to promote broad spectrum of research and education activities in signal and information processing. The interest of APSIPA encompasses but not limited signal and information processing, recognition, classification, communication, networking, computing, system design and implementation, security, and technology with applications to scientific, engineering, health, and social areas.

Recent News:

APSIPA ASC 2014 will be held in December 9-12, 2014, in Siem Reap, city of Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Congratulations to the following newly elected APSIPA President-Elect , BoG members, and Advisory Board members:

President-Elect: Wan-Chi Siu

BoG: Woon-Seng Gan
BoG: Wen Gao
BoG: K. J. Ray Liu
BoG: Ming-Ting Sun

AAB: Sadaoki Furui
AAB: Anil K. Jain
AAB: Biing-Hwang (Fred) Juang
AAB: Alex Kot
AAB: Chung-Nan Lee
AAB: Thomas Fang Zheng

The Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) Distinguished Lecture:


Lecturer: Masayuki Tanimoto, Nagoya Industrial Science Research Institute
Title: FTV (Free-viewpoint Television)
Time: 12 December, 2014
Venue: Faculty of ICT, Auditorium, University of Malta, Valletta, Malta
Host: Prof. Ing. Carl James Debono


Lecturer: Tan Lee, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Title: Unsupervised Acoustic Modeling for Spoken Language Applications
Time: 9:00-10:00, 15 December, 2014 (Monday)
Venue: 811, Conference Room, Teaching Building No.3, Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications
Host: Prof. Xiaojie Wang
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Lecturer: Prof. Koichi Shinoda, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Title: Robust video information retrieval using speech technologies
Time: 13:30, 14 Jan 2015 (Wednesday)
Venue: Room A116, Building A, University of Information Technology - VNUHCM, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Host: Prof. Duc Anh Duong, Rector, University of Information Technology


Lecturer: Prof. Koichi Shinoda, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Title: A new speech recognition paradigm based on deep learning
Time: 8:30, 15 Jan 2015 (Thursday)
Venue: APCS Room, 4F, Building I, University of Science - VNUHCM, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Host: Prof. Quan Hai Vu, Vice Rector, University of Science

APSIPA and IEEE SPS will co-sponsor a winter school in India. The detailed information is given below.

Theme: Machine Intelligence and Signal Processing
Location: New Delhi, India
Dates: December 20-23
URL: http://misp.iiitd.ac.in/
Speaker information: http://misp.iiitd.ac.in/speakers.html

APSIPA Newsletter - Issue 6
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All papers in the APSIPA ASC 2013 Conference Proceedings are now accessible in IEEE Xplore and the APSIPA website here.

APSIPA announces the appointment of following 10 Distinguished Lecturers for 2014-2015:

Cho, Nam Ik, Seoul National University, Korea
Do, Minh N., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Gan, Woon-Seng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hong, Yao-Win, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Lee, Tan, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Leelarasmee, Ekachai, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Lin, Chia-Wen, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Ling, Nam, Santa Clara University, USA
Shinoda, Koichi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Wang, Hsin-Min, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

The Distinguished Lecturers will tour in Asia Pacific in 2014-2015 to promote the research and development of signal and information processing as APSIPA's ambassadors.

Congratulations to IVM member, Prof. Wen Gao, who has been named the 2013 ACM fellow for his contributions to the field of video technology and for his leadership in advance computing in China

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