ICArn 2006
ICA Research Network International Workshop

Liverpool, UK        18 - 19 September 2006

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Call for Papers

The Call for Papers is now closed

The 2006 ICA Research Network Workshop will be held at the University of Liverpool covering the latest developments and techniques in the area of Blind Source Separation (BSS) and Independent Component Analysis (ICA). Submissions from international participants are most welcome.


The workshop will feature keynote addresses and technical presentations (oral and poster), which will be included in the registration. Papers are solicited for, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Algorithms and Architectures for BSS/ICA:
    • Nonlinear ICA
    • Probabilistic Models
    • Sparse Coding
    • etc.
  • Theory of BSS/ICA
    • Optimization
    • Complex Methods
    • Time-Frequency Representations
    • etc
  • Applications of BSS/ICA
    • Audio
    • Bio-Informatics
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Communications
    • Finance
    • Image Processing
    • Psychology
    • Computational Auditory Scene Analysis (CASA)
    • etc

Extended Abstract Submission Procedure

Prospective authors are invited to submit extended abstracts of no more than two A4-size pages, including:

  • Title
  • Authors’ details
  • the work with contexts and
  • preliminary results (a Table or a Figure)


Please submit your extended abstract by e-mail (with a PDF attachment) with the subject “Extended Abstract Submission” to icarnw06@liverpool.ac.uk.

Submission deadline (extended): 25 May 2006

Full Paper Submission Procedure

Authors of accepted extended abstracts will be invited to submit a paper of up to four pages in the PDF format. At least one author of each accepted paper must undertake to attend the workshop.

Accepted papers will be published in a bound volume. Authors of the most innovative papers will be invited to submit substantially extended and updated versions of their papers for further review and possible publication in the International Journal of Neural Systems.

Important Dates/Deadlines

Submission of extended abstract (extended)   25 May 2006
Notification of acceptance   2 June 2006
Submission of camera-ready accepted paper   7 August 2006
Author registration   7 August 2006
Workshop   18-19 September 2006
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- Call for Papers (PDF)
Important Dates
- Registration Deadline:
  4 September 2006

- Workshop: 18-19 Sept 2006


Last Updated: 17-Aug-2006