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Call for Papers: Signal Processing for Integrated Sensing and Communications

The rapidly growing demand on radio frequency spectrum has resulted in increasing spectral congestion and is placing significant pressure on these limited resources. This has spurred extensive efforts for spectrum sharing among disparate services, especially for radar and wireless communication systems. Under the general concept of integrated sensing and communications (ISAC), radar and communication functions are made to coexist and utilize resources efficiently to pursue their mutual benefits. ISAC can be designed and implemented in different forms, depending on the level of coordination and cooperation between the sensing and communication functionalities.

Successful implementation of ISAC depends on the development of a broad spectrum of novel signaling strategies and signal processing techniques. This special issue aims to bring together original research articles and topical reviews in a broad scope related to ISAC. 

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Signaling strategies and modulation techniques for ISAC 
  • Waveform design for ISAC 
  • Beamforming techniques for ISAC 
  • Resource optimization for ISAC  
  • Joint signal detection and parameter estimation in ISAC 
  • Information theoretical analysis for ISAC 
  • MIMO, massive MIMO, and reconfigurable intelligent surface (RIS) for ISAC 
  • Secure sensing and communications in ISAC 
  • Automotive radar and vehicular-to-everything (V2X) communications 
  • Machine learning and intelligent processing for ISAC 
  • Passive radar exploiting communication signals 
  • Sensing assisted transceiver design and networking

Important Dates:
Manuscript Submission Deadline: July 1, 2022
First Notification: October 1, 2022
Acceptance Notification: December 1, 2022
Final Manuscript Due: January 1, 2023
Publication Date: March 1, 2023

Guest Editors:
Yimin D. Zhang, Temple University, USA (ydzhang@temple.edu) 
Elias Aboutanios, UNSW, Sydney, Australia (elias@ieee.org) 
Wei Liu, University of Sheffield, U.K. (w.liu@sheffield.ac.uk) 
Tsung-Hui Chang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China (tsunghui.chang@ieee.org)
 

Submission Instructions
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the Instructions for Authors for EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct special issue please select the appropriate section in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the special issue on 'Signal Processing for Integrated Sensing and Communications'. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

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