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FINAL PROGRAM

 

Sunday, May 27th

19:30 : Welcome Cocktail

 

Monday, May 28th

Morning

09:00 : Welcome Address

09:10 : Opening  Address

  • Minimum Classification Error vs.  Maximum Margin: How Should We Penalize Unseen Samples?

Shigeru KATAGIRI (Doshisha Univ., Japan)

09:45 : Keynote Address

  • Algorithms for Signal Reconstruction and Learning Under Sparsity and Structured Sparsity Regulation.

Mario A. T. FIGUEIREDO (IST Lisbon, Portugal)

10:20 : Session 1:  Advanced Machine Learning

Chair: Mario A. T. Figueiredo. (IST Lisbon, Portugal).

  • Complex Support Vector Regression 

P. BOUBULIS1, S. THEODORIDIS1, and C. MAVROFORAKIS2

(1: Univ. of Athens, Greece; 2: Boston Univ., USA)

  • Steady State MSE Analysis of Convexly Constrained Mixture Models

M. DOMMEZ and S. KOZAT

(Koc Univ., Turkey) 

  • Accelerating the Convergence of a Decision-based Algorithm for Blind Equalization of QAM Signals

J.M. FILHO, M. MIRANDA, and M. SILVA

(Univ. São Paulo, Brazil) 

  • Structured Sparsity Regularization Approach to the EEG Inverse Problems

J. MONTOYA-MARTÍNEZ1, A. ARTÉS-RODRÍGUEZ1, L. K. HANSEN2, and M. PONTIL3

(1: UCIIIM, Spain; 2: DTU, Denmark; 3: Univ. College London, UK)

  • Semi-supervised Dictionary Learning for Network-wide Link Load Prediction

​P. A. FORERO, K. RAJAWAT, G. B. GIANNAKIS

(Univ. of Minnesota, USA) 

11:35 : Coffee break

12:00 : Special Session 1: Collaborative and Distributed Signal Processing for Wireless Networks

Chair :  Carlos ANTÓN-HARO (CTTC, Spain)

  • Decentralized Detection with Energy-aware Greedy Selective Sensors

J. FERNÁNDEZ-BES, J. CID-SUEIRO

(UCIIIM, Spain)

  • Robust Estimation of Spatial Fields with Compressed Observations and Imperfect Phase Estimation in M2M Capillary Networks

J. MATAMOROS and C. ANTÓN-HARO

(CTTC, Spain)

  • Joint Optimization of Sensing and Radio Resource Allocation in Collaborative Femtocell Networks

S. BARBAROSSA and S. SANDRELLI

(Univ. La Sapienza, Italy)

  • Antennas Deployment Optimization in Coordinated Multipoint Processing with Local Beamforming

J. GAMBINI and U. SPAGNOLINI

(Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

13:00 : End of morning sessions

Afternoon /Evening

15:00 : IARP Invited Lecture

  • Distributed vs. Centralized: The Role of Network

Jose M. F. MOURA (CMU, USA)

15:35 : Session 2: Distributed and Cooperative Processing

Chair: Jose M. F. Moura (CMU, USA) 

  • Performance of Waterfilling-based Schemes for Interference Cancellation in 4G Networks

M. L. PABLO-GONZÁLEZ1, A. GARCÍA-ARMADA2, M. SÁNCHEZ-FERNÁNDEZ2, A. PASCUAL-ISERTE3 and M. PAYARÓ4

(1:Telefónica I+D, Spain; 2:UCIIIM, Spain; 3:UPC, Spain; 4: CTTC, Spain)

  • Diffusion Gradient Temporal Difference for Cooperative Reinforcement Learning with Linear Function Approximation

S. VALCÁRCEL-MACUA, P. BELANOVIC, and S. ZAZO

(UPM, Spain)

  • Clustering via Diffusion Adaption over Networks

X. ZHAO and A. SAYED

(UCLA, USA)

  • Effective Information Flow over Mobile Adaptive Networks

S. –Y.  TU and A. SAYED

(UCLA, USA)

16:35 : Break

16:45 : Special Session 2: Cognitive Radio

Co-chairs: Fernando PÉREZ- GONZÁLEZ and Carlos MOSQUERA (Univ. Vigo, Spain)

  • Low Power Architecture for Wideband Spectrum Sensing

S. P. CHEPURI1, R. DE FRANCISCO2 and G. LEUS1

(1: Delft Univ. of Technology, The Netherlands; 2: Holst Centre Eindhoven, The Netherlands )

  • Overlay Cognitive Transmission in OFDM Point to Point Systems Exploiting Primary Feedback

A. RICO-ALVARIÑO and C. MOSQUERA

(Univ. de Vigo, Spain)

  • Detection of Unknown Constant Magnitude Signals in Time-varying Channels

D. ROMERO and R. LÓPEZ-VALCARCE

(Univ. de Vigo, Spain)

  • Licensing Open Spectrum Systems

M. A. VÁZQUEZ1, A. PÉREZ1,2, and M. A. LAGUNAS1,2.

(1: CTTC, Spain; 2: UPM, Spain) 

  • Wideband PHY/MAC Bandwidth Aggregation Optimization for Cognitive Radios

Y. LI, S. JAYAWEERA, and C. CHISTODOULOU

(UNM, USA)

  • A Cognitive Scheme for Radio Admission Control in LTE Systems

B. BOJOVIC, N. BALDO, and P. DINI

(CTTC, Spain)

  • Correntropy-based Spectrum Sensing for Wireless Microphones in Man-made Noise Environments

J. LEE and J. C. PRINCIPE

(Univ. of Florida, USA)

18:30 : End of afternoon / evening sessions

 

Tuesday, May 29th

Morning

08:45 : Keynote Address

  • Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals about Our Brains

Susana MARTINEZ-CONDE and Stephen L. MACKNIC (Barrow Neurological Inst., USA)

09:20 : Keynote Address

  • Transfer Learning in a Heterogeneous Environment

Massimiliano PONTIL (Univ. College London, UK)

09:55 : Coffee Break

10:15 : Keynote Address

  • Reverse Engineering of Integrated  Circuits Using Machine Learning

Lior ROKACH (Ben Gurion Univ. at The Neguev, Israel)

10:50 : Session 3: Applications of Cognitive Signal Processing

Chair: Sergios Theodoridis (U. Athens, Greece)

  • Stream Analytics for Utilities. Predicting Power Supply and Demand in a Smart Grid

L. LAFUENTE, M. COUCEIRO, and R. FERRANDO

(Ericsson Research Madrid, Spain)

  • An Extended Perspective of Evidential Aggregation Rules in Machine Conditions Monitoring

U. MONKS, K. VOTH, and V. LOHWEG

(Ostwestfalen-Lippe Univ. Germany)

  • Sparse Robust Matrix Tri-factorization with Application to Cancer Genomics

S. –J.  KIM, T. HWANG, and G. GIANNAKIS

(Univ. of Minessota, USA)

  • Data-driven Approaches to Augment Clinical Decision in EMR Era

K. MANE1, C. SCHMITT1, P. OWEN1, K. GERSING2, and S. AHALT1

(1: Univ. of North Carolina, USA; 2: Duke Univ., USA)

  • Analysis of Ventricular Fibrillation Signals Using Feature Selection Methods

J. CARAVACA, A. J. SERRANO-LÓPEZ, E. SORIA-OLIVAS, P. ESCANDELL-MORENO, J. M. MARTINEZ-MARTINEZ , and  J. F.  GUERRERO-MARTÍNEZ

(Univ. of Valencia, Spain)

  • Fundamental Frequency Estimation in Arterial Fibrillation Signals Using Correntropy and Fourier Organization Analysis

Ó. BARQUERO-PÉREZ1, L. SÖRNMO2, R. GOYA-ESTEBAN1, I. MORA-JIMÉNEZ1, A. GARCÍA-ALBEROLA3, and J.  L.  ROJO-ÁLVAREZ1

(1: URJC, Spain; 2: Univ. of Lund, Sweden; 3: Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca, Spain )

  • FMRI Brain Mapping with Kernels

M.  MARTÍNEZ-RAMÓN1, M. C. GOMEZ-VILELA1, V. GÓMEZ-VERDEJO1, and A. OLIVIERO2

(1: UCIIIM, Spain; 2: H. N. Parapléjicos Toledo, Spain )

12:35 : End of morning sessions

 

Wednesday, May 30th

Morning

08:45 : Keynote Address

  • Attention as a Machine Learning Problem 

Lars-Kai HANSEN (DTU, Denmark)

09:20 : Session 4: Cognitive Modeling, Processing, Decision Making, and Human-Machine Interaction (Pt. 1)

Chair: Antonio Artés-Rodríguez (UCIIIM, Spain)

  • Cognitive Semantic Networks: Emotional Verbs Throw a Tantrum but Don’t Bite

M. K. PETERSEN and L. –K. HANSEN

(DTU, Denmark)

  • Investigating and Modeling the Effects of Cognitive Factors on Multisensory Perception Using Skin Conductance

P. BESSON, L. BRINGOUX, S. GIRAUD, and C. BOURDIN

(CNRS and Ais Marseille Univ., France)

  • Detecting Hierarchical Structure in Networks

T. HERLAU, M. MØRUP, M. SCHMIDT, and L. –K. HANSEN

(DTU, Denmark)

  • Human Activity Recognition Using Inertial Sensors with Invariance to Sensor Orientation

B. FLORENTINO-LIAÑO, N. O’MAHONY, and A. ARTÉS-RODRÍGUEZ

(UCIIIM, Spain)

10:20 : Coffee break

10:45 : Session 4: Cognitive Modeling, Processing, Decision Making, and Human-Machine Interaction (Pt. 2)

Chair:  Lars-Kai Hansen (DTU, Denmark)

  • An Adversarial Risk Analysis Model for a Decision Agent Facing Multiple Users

P. GÓMEZ-ESTEBAN1, J. F. GUERRERO-RÁZURI1, and D. RÍOS-INSUA2

(1: URJC, Spain; 2: Royal Academy of Sciences, Spain )

  • Game Theoretic Mechanism Design Applied to Machine Learning Classification

C. VINEYARD1,2, G. HEILEMAN1, S. VERZI1,2, and R. JORDAN1

(1: UNM, USA; 2: Sandia National Labs., USA)

  • Pattern Discovery Using Semantic Network Analysis

R. BURK1, A. CHAPPELL2, M. GREGORY2, C. JOSYLIN2, and L. MCGRATH2

(1: Batelle Memorial Institute, USA; 2: Pacific Northwestern National Lab., USA)

  • Combined-order Hidden Markov Models for Reverberation-robust Speech Recognition

R. MAAS, S. KOTHA, A. SEHR, and W. KELLERMANN

(Univ. of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany) 

11:45 : Special Session 3: Cognitive Audio Modeling and Crowd Sourcing

Co-Chairs: Jan LARSEN (DTU, Denmark) and Jerónimo ARENAS-GARCÍA (UCIIIM, Spain)

  • Characterization of the Free Sound Online Community

F. FONT, G. ROMA, P. HERRERA and X. SERRA

(Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Spain)

  • Towards Lyrics Spotting in the SyncGlobal Project

C. DITTMAR, P. MERCADO, H. GROSSMAN, and E. CANO

(Freuhofer Inst. Digital Media Technology, Germany)

  • Cognitive Music Modelling: An Information Dynamics Approach

S.A. ABDALLAH, H. EKEUS, P.A. FOSTER, A. ROBERTSON, and M.D. PLUMBEY

(Queen Mary Univ. of London, UK)

12:45 : End of morning sessions

 

Afternoon/Evening

14:45 : Session 5: Cognitive Communications, Radar, Surveillance,  and Navigation

Chair: Luis Castedo (U. Coruña, Spain) 

  • A Novel Method for Text Page Up/Down Orientation Detection Based on Punctuation Marks

M. ZHU, Y. LIAO, and X. DENG

(East China Normal Univ., China)

  • Parameter Estimation for Space Surveillance Based on Sparse Reconstruction

J. HUANG, W. HU, X. DU, and B. GONG

(National Univ. of Defense Technology, China)

  • A Novel Sequential Bayesian Approach to GPS Acquisition

N. O’MAHONY and F. PÉREZ-CRUZ

(UCIIIM, Spain)

  • A Decision-Aided Channel Estimation Strategy for the IEEE 802.11p Standard

A. DAPENA, T.M. FERNÁNDEZ-CARAMÉS, J.A. NAYA-GARCÍA, and L. CASTEDO

(Univ. da Coruña, Spain)

  • The ETSI BRAN 1Gbps/km2 Cost-efficient Cognitive Communications Architecture

P. BLASCO  and M. DOHLER

(CTTC, Spain)

16:15 : Break

16:30 : Session 6: Information Mining

Chair: Lior Rokach (Ben Gurion U. at the Negev, Israel)

  • Combining Semantics and Acoustic Features for Valence and Arousal Recognition of Speech

S.G. KARADOGAN  and J. LARSEN

(DTU, Denmark)

  • A Novel Training Method for PHMMs

H. OZKAN1, A. AKMAN2, S. ERGÜT3, and S.S. KOZAT1

(1: Kic Univ., Turkey; 2: Turk Telekom Group R&D Ankara, Turkey; 3: AveaLabs Istambul, Turkey)

  • A Hold-out Method to Correct PCA Variance Inflation

P. GARCÍA-MORENO1, A. ARTÉS-RODRÍGUEZ1, and L. –K. HANSEN2

(1: UCIII, Spain; 2: DTU, Denmark)

17:15 : Closing Ceremony

17:30 :  End of the workshop