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 to be presented at the 24th Telecomunications Forum (TELFOR 2016)

The paper " Advanced Wireless Sensor Nodes and Networks for Agricultural Applications," co-authored by Z. Stamenković, S. Randjić, I. Santamaria, U. Pešović, G. Panić, and S. Tanasković, will presented at the 24th Telecomunications Forum (TELFOR 2016), Belgrade Serbia, Nov. 22-23, 2016.

Paper presented at Asilomar 2016

The paper "Canonical Correlations for Target Detection in a Passive Radar Network" co-authored by Y. Wang, L. Scharf, I. Santamaria and H. Wang, will be presented at the 2016 Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, in Pacific Grove (CA), USA, Nov. 6-9, 2016.

Paper presented at MLSP 2016

The paper "On The Relationship Between Online Gaussian Process Regression And Kernel Least Mean Squares Algorithms" co-authored by S. Van Vaerenbergh, J. Fernández-Bes, and V. Elvira, has been presented at the 2016 IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP 2016), in Vietri sul Mare, Salerno, Italy, September 13-16, 2016.

3 papers to be presented at EUSIPCO 2016

3 papers co-authored by GTAS members will be presented at EUSIPCO 2016, to be held in Budapest, Aug. 29- Sept. 3, 2016.

Fourth EURASIP-IEEE Spanish Workshop on Signal Processing, Information Theory and Communications (SIC’16)

The fourth EURASIP-IEEE Spanish Workshop on Signal Processing, Information Theory and Communications (SIC’16), organized by the GTAS group, will be held in Santander on 19 July, 2016.


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