The Signal Processing Group, headed by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Abdelhak Zoubir, fosters a rich research program on developing statistical methods for signal processing. The main focus lies in the following areas of theoretical foundations:

  • Signal Detection and Classification
  • Robust Statistics for Signal Processing
  • Parameter Estimation and Signal Reconstruction

SPG Research

Advanced Applications

Current research areas of the Signal Processing Group include:

  • Cooperative Sensor Communications
  • Biomedical Research
  • Geolocation
  • Automotive Applications
  • Through-the-Wall Radar Imaging
  • Optical Communications
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Acoustic Imaging

SPG Research Projects



The teaching activities of the Signal Processing Group comprise fundamental courses in stochastic signals and systems and digital signal processing, as well as advanced courses in statistical signal processing and complementary practicals.

SPG Courses

Highlighted Publications

A. M. Zoubir, V. Koivunen, E. Ollila and M. Muma: Robust Statistics for Signal Processing. Cambridge University Press [Book], (November 2018)

A. M. Zoubir, V. Koivunen, Y. Chakhchoukh and M. Muma, “Robust Estimation in Signal Processing: A Tutorial-Style Treatment of Fundamental Concepts” in IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 61-80, (July 2012)

A. M. Zoubir and D. R. Iskander: Bootstrap Techniques for Signal Processing. Cambridge University Press [Book], (2004) (Book reviews: [T. Wilkinson], [G. J. Babu], [M. Hassanali])

SPG Publications