Welcome to the Digital Signal Processing (DSP) group at Rice University. The DSP group has been actively teaching courses, conducting research, and publishing results since 1968.

The field of Computational Photography seeks to create new photographic functionalities and experiences that go beyond what is possible with traditional cameras and image processing tools. The IEEE International Conference on Computational Photography is organized with the vision of fostering the community of researchers, from many different disciplines, working on computational photography.

ICCP 2015 will take place on the Rice University campus in Houston, Texas, April 24-26, 2015. The paper submission deadline is December 12, 2014.

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Christopher J. Rozell has won a James S. McDonnell Foundation 21st Century Science Initiative Scholar Award in Studying Complex Systems.

The James S. McDonnell Foundation funds research and scholarship to "improve the quality of life" via a peer-reviewed proposal process. The Complex Systems Program awards funding to study the theory and tools needed to further the science of complex systems in a variety of fields.

Rozell received his Ph.D. from the DSP group in 2007 and is an associate professor in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Georgia Tech ECE Press Release
James S. McDonnell Foundation

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DSP alumnus Jürgen Götze's son Mario Götze scored the deciding goal in the World Cup final!

Professor Richard Baraniuk has been named a 2014 Highly Cited Researcher by Thompson Reuters. Highly Cited Researchers wrote the greatest number of publications with the top 1% of citations in their field. Thompson Reuters deems these researchers "some of the world's leading scientific minds" with "exceptional impact".

This list is the first update to the original list published in 2001 and covers papers published from 2002 to 2012. Visit highlycited.com for the full list and the methodology used to create it.

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Rice news release

Michael Wakin, Ph. D. '06, has received an Excellence in Research award from the Colorado School of Mines. The annual award recognizes a junior and a senior faculty member for their outstanding research accomplishments while at CSM. Wakin received the junior award for faculty with under 10 years of university research after Ph.D./postdoctoral training. Nominations come from CSM colleagues and external letters of recommendation are used to make the final decision.

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