This book brings together papers presented at the 2017 International Conference on Communications, Signal Processing, and Systems (ICCSP 2017), which was held on July 14-17, 2017 in Harbin, China. Presenting the latest developments and discussing the interactions and links between these multidisciplinary fields, the book spans topics ranging from communications, signal processing and systems. It is aimed at undergraduate and graduate electrical engineering, computer science and mathematics students, researchers and engineers from academia and industry as well as government employees.
Dr. Qilian Liang is a professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), USA where he has been working since August 2002. Prior to this he was a member of the technical staff at Hughes Network Systems Inc at San Diego, California.
Dr. Liang received his B.S. degree from Wuhan University, China, in 1993, M.S. degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China in 1996, and Ph.D degree from the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, USA in May 2000, all in Electrical Engineering.
His research interests include communications, signal processing and fuzzy logic systems. Dr. Liang has published more than 270 journal and conference papers, 6 book chapters, and has 6 U.S. patents pending. Honors and Awards 2003 U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award 2002 Outstanding Paper Award from IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems 2005 UTA College of Engineering Outstanding Young Faculty Award 2007, 2009, 2010 U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program Award 2012 UTA College of Engineering Excellence in Research Award 2013 UTA Outstanding Research Achievement or Creative Activity Award 2015 UTA Academy of Distinguished Scholars2016 IEEE INFOCOM Workshop Best Paper Award 2016 IEEE Fellow