Welcome Message from the EUSIPCO 2018 General Chair

"Mille viae ducunt homines per saecula Romam"

"A thousand roads" will lead scientists to Roma, to attend the 26th edition of the European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO 2018. On behalf of the whole Organizing committee and the EURASIP leadership, it is our great pleasure to warmly welcome you in the Ethernal city from September 3rd till September 7th, 2018, to attend a vibrant Conference that will attract prominent researchers and industry leaders from all over the word.

EUSIPCO 2018 is organized by Roma Tre University, the youngest among the public Universities in Roma, and will take place in the EUR (Esposizione Universale Roma) area that was intended to host the Universal Exposition in 1942. While the Exposition never took place, EUR today is a prosperous business and residential area that has expanded the city towards the south-west and the Mediterranean Sea.

A conference like EUSIPCO would have not been possible without the dedication of many people who have worked together to build up an appealing program and exciting social events. This year edition will feature inspiring plenary talks as well as tutorials on emerging topics in the field of signal processing, and a high-level technical program. We would like to express our thanks to all the authors who have chosen EUSIPCO 2018 as the preferred way to disseminate their work to the scientific community. Our sincere appreciation goes to the Technical Program Chairs, the Special Session Chairs, the Area Chairs, as well as to the reviewers for having set up such an exciting program.

Beyond the technical program, much work has been put in by the whole organizational team to give the attendees the opportunity to enjoy social events in charming locations. The welcome reception will take place at "Spazio 900" in the heart of EUR and the social dinner will be held at the former "Roman Aquarium" inaugurated on 29 May 1887, that, with its elliptical hall and its garden, is a real gem in the Esquiline neighbourhood one of the seven hills of Roma.

We would like to thank our sponsors, including publishers and industrial exhibitors, who will contribute to animate the conference.

We hope that, at EUSIPCO 2018 in Roma, you will be thrilled by the technical presentations and that you will enjoy meeting your friends and colleagues from all over the world while savoring the well renowned local cuisine and being amused by Roman history.

Patrizio Campisi
EUSIPCO 2018 General Chair