The WIC is a professional organization that aims at coordinating and stimulating the work of professionals in the field of Information and Communication Theory in the Benelux (i.e. Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg) and Germany.
The WIC organizes an annual two-day technical symposium where researchers from Industry and Universities from Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Germany meet and discuss their current research results and interests. The WIC also organizes MidWinter Meetings of a tutorial nature on current topics in its field.
News and upcoming events
Symposium 2019Date: May 28 and 29
Location: KU Leuven site in Gent
More details to be announced.
Midwinter Meeting 2019Date: January 25
Location: Corona hall, Luna building, TU Eindhoven
Topic: Compressive sensing: hype or hope?
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Symposium 2018The WIC / IEEE SP Symposium on Information Theory and Signal Processing in the Benelux was held on May 31 and June 1, 2018 in Enschede.
Y.C. Gültekin (TU/e) won the student best paper award "On constellation shaping for short block lengths", joint work with W.J. van Houtum and F.M.J. Willems. Jinaqio Cheng (ULB) won the best student presentation award for "Wireless channel modelling for low-altitude UAV Networks in Urban Environments", joint work with Ke Guan and Francois Quitin.
The social event was a guided tour at the Grolsch brewery.