10 - 11 June 2021

Irish Signals & Systems Conference 2021





Dear Colleague,

The 32nd Irish Signals and Systems Conference, ISSC 2021, technically sponsored by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (UK & Ireland) and the IEEE UK & Ireland Signal Processing Chapter, will be hosted by Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland on 10-11 June 2021. This conference will be a virtual event.

Call for Papers:

Over the past 31 years, ISSC has become the premier conference in Ireland addressing all aspects of signals and systems. The conference focuses on Digital Signal Processing, Control, Communications and related fields of ICT, and encompasses algorithm and system modelling, design and implementation for a broad range of applications. The Organising Committee would like to invite you to participate in the 32nd Irish Signals and Systems Conference, ISSC 2021.

Important Dates:

Full Paper Submission: 28th February 2021 Extended to 14th March 2021

Notification of Acceptance: 25th April 2021  30th April 2021

Submission of Camera-Ready Paper: 9th May 2021 14th May 2021

Non-Presenting Early Registration Deadline: 14th May 2021  19th May 2021

Presenting Authors Registration Deadline: 19th May 2021

Conference Dates: Thursday 10th to Friday 11th June 2021



Topics of Interest:

Theory and applications orientated papers are welcome in the following thematic areas:


Signal Processing

  • Speech, audio, image, video and multimedia signal processing

  • Bio-inspired systems

  • Machine learning for signal processing

  • Biomedical signal processing and systems

  • Affective computing

  • Signal-based QoE and UX assessment

  • Medical diagnostics


Control Systems

  • Linear and non-linear systems modelling and control

  • Robust and adaptive control

  • Intelligent control systems

  • Distributed and networked control

  • Systems identification

  • Control applications in energy and smart grid


SW and HW Implementation Architectures

  • Embedded DSP

  • Analog, mixed signal and RF signal processing

  • ASICs and FPGAs for signal processing and systems on chip

  • Applications in control, power electronics and communications

  • Energy efficient application and system implementations


Communication and Secure Systems

  • Next generation wireless and optical communications

  • Cryptography and information hiding

  • Network architectures and optimisation

  • Distributed media and services

  • Cognitive and sensor networks

  • Internet of Things

  • Digital and information forensics

  • Network, application and system security


Robotics and Automation

  • Industry 4.0 applications

  • Multi-agent systems and agent modelling

  • Unmanned systems

  • Digital manufacturing

  • Autonomous systems

  • Machine learning for actuation and control


ISSC 2021 welcomes submissions for Special Sessions on novel or emerging areas of research in signal processing, control and communications, and developments in engineering/ICT education. Of particular interest this year are emerging applications and innovations in ICT inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Please contact issc2021@ait.ie with your suggestions.

Submission Guidelines:

Prospective authors are invited to initially submit a 6-8 page (A4) fully formatted manuscript of original research. For the final submission, papers should be 6 pages long; papers over 6 pages will be charged EUR 90 per extra page up to a maximum of two extra pages. Papers must be submitted via the online submission system on the conference website. Subject to the conference requirements for registration and attendance, and IEEE requirements (including authorship), accepted papers will be submitted to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.


We look forward to welcoming you to ISSC 2021.

Best regards,

Ronan Flynn

General Chair, ISSC 2021

On behalf of the Organising Committee


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