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:

The 2014 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference will be held in Chiang Mai, Thailand in December 9-12, 2014.

DSP2014 - technically co-sponsored by APSIPA - will be held in Hong Kong in August 20-23, 2014.

APSIPA Newsletter - Issue 5
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All papers in the APSIPA ASC 2013 Conference Proceedings are now accessible in IEEE Xplore and the APSIPA website here.

The Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) Distinguished Lecture:
1) Lecturer: Tatsuya Kawahara (Kyoto University, Japan)
Title: Recent trend of spoken dialogue systems
Time: 3:00PM, March 26, 2014
Venue: Room 1-303 Info Sci&Tech Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Host: Prof. Thomas Fang Zheng

2) Lecturer: Tatsuya Kawahara (Kyoto University, Japan)
Title: Multi-modal sensing and analysis of poster conversations
Time: 3:00PM, March 28, 2014 (Friday)
Venue: Room 25-B407, Tianjin University, China

Host: Prof. Jianwu Dang

Congratulations to the following newly elected officers, EiC of APSIPA newsletters, and BoG members:

VP - Conferences: Susanto Rahardja
VP - Industrial relations and Development: Haohong Wang
VP - Member relations and development: Kenneth Lam
VP - Technical Activities: Oscar Au
VP - Publications: Tatsuya Kawahara
EiC of APSIPA Newsletters: Waleed Abdulla

BoG: Waleed H. Abdulla
BoG: Kosin Chamnongthai
BoG: Woon-Seng Gan
BoG: Tomoaki Ohtsuki
BoG: Wan-Chi Siu

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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