Signal Processing Cup

The IEEE SP Cup is a competition that provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to form teams and work together to solve a challenging and interesting real-world problem using signal-processing techniques and methods. Three teams will be selected to present their work, and prizes will be awarded at ICASSP 2014. The title of this inaugural competition is "Image restoration/Super-resolution for Single Particle Analysis", proposed by the Bio Imaging and Signal Processing Technical Committee.

SP Cup Competition on "Image restoration/Super-resolution for Single Particle Analysis"
Please click here to download the competition details.

The final competition was held on 8 May 2014 at ICASSP2014. The final competition results are as follows:

First Place: EPOCH
Anik Khan, Forsad Al Hossain, Tawab Ullas, Md. Abu Rayhan, Mohammad Ariful Haque
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Second Place: NtUeLsA
Kai-Wen Liang, Yen-Chen Wu, Guan-Lin Chao, Kuan-Hao Huang, Shao-Hua Sun, Ming-Jen Yang, Po-Wen Hsiao, Ti-Fen Pan, Yi-Ching Chiu, Wei-Chih Tu, Shao-Yi Chien
National Taiwan University

Third Place: Uchihas
Emroz Khan, Shiekh Zia Uddin, Mukhlasur Rahman Tanvir, Md. Kamrul Hasan
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Participation in the Competition:
Each team participating in the competition is to be composed of one faculty member (whose role is the supervisor of the team members), at most one graduate student (who will assist the supervisor in supervising the undergraduate team members), and at least 3 but no more than 10 undergraduates. At least three of the undergraduate team members must be either IEEE SP members or student members.

Important Dates:

Team registration to join the SP Cup competition:January 17, 2014 (Friday) January 28, 2014 (Tuesday)
Submission deadline for participating teams:February 28, 2014 (Friday) March 7, 2014 (Friday)
Announcement of the best 3 teams:March 21, 2014 (Friday) March 31, 2014 (Monday)
Final competition at ICASSP 2014:May 8, 2014 (Thursday)

Team Prizes:

The champion:$5,000
The first runner-up:$2,500
The second runner-up:$1,500

Each team invited to ICASSP2014 will have their travel expenses supported by the SP Society. Each team member is offered up to $1200 for continental travel, or $1,700 for intercontinental travel, and at most 3 people from each team will be supported.

Bio Imaging and Signal Processing Technical Committee (BISP TC)
IEEE SPS Student Services Committee


MathWorks is pleased to sponsor the 2014 SP Cup. MathWorks will provide complimentary software, including MATLAB and selected toolboxes, to teams registered for the SP Cup for use in the competition. For details and to request software, please click here.

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