The Advanced Signal Processing Group (GTAS, in Spanish) is part of the Communications Engineering Department of the University of Cantabria. It is located at the E.T.S.I. Industriales y Telecomunicaciones, Avda Los Castros s/n. Santander 39005, SPAIN.

The GTAS conducts research in the development of digital signal processing algorithms for communications, as well as in machine-learning techniques and nonlinear modeling. Currently, the research activity of the GTAS is focused on the following topics:

  • Signal processing techniques for MIMO communication links.
    • CSI (Channel State Information) estimation techniques, synchronization, detection techniques,...
    • Capacity analysis of MIMO links.
    • Development of hardware MIMO testbeds and performance evaluation.
  • Machine-learning techniques and their applications.
    • Kernel methods, neural networks and adaptive information processing systems.
    • Multivariate statistical techniques: PCA, CCA and ICA.
    • Nonlinear modeling.



Paper accepted at DSP/SPE 2013

S. Van Vaerenbergh, and I. Santamaría, "A Comparative Study of Kernel Adaptive Filtering Algorithms", accepted at 2013 IEEE Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Workshop and IEEE Signal Processing Education (SPE), 2013.


Paper accepted at ISIT 2013

Ó. González, I. Santamaría, C. Beltrán, "Finding the Number of Feasible Solutions for Linear Interference Alignment Problems," IEEE Int. Symposium on Information Theory, Istanbul, July 2013.

5 papers accepted at ICASSP 2013

5 papers co-authored by members of the GTAS have been accepted for presentation at ICASSP 2013 in Vancouver, May 26 - 31. Full list of accepted papers.


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