Report on the 8th Van der Meulen Seminar
The 8th Van der Meulen Seminar was held on December 13, 2019
Dec 18, 2019

The information and Communication Theory Lab ( ICT Lab ) at the Eindhoven University of Technology ( TU/e ) organized the 8th Van der Meulen Seminar on December 13, 2019. The focus of the Seminar was neural networks in communication systems, and there were 40 registered participants from different European countries (France, Sweden, UK, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Belgium).

The program included a hands-on workshop on TensorFlow and a technical program that consisted of 3 invited talks. The speakers were Laurent Schmalen (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany), Christian Häger (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden), and Jakob Hoydis (Nokia Bell Labs, France). The social program included a networking lunch and post-seminar drinks at the TU/e.

The workshop was sponsored by the IEEE Benelux Chapter on Information Theory and by the IEEE Photonics Benelux Chapter. The program, presentations, and photos can be found at:

The organizing team was Frans M.J. Willems, Alex Alvarado, PhD students Y. C. Gültekin and K. Wu, and MSc students Kadir Gümüş and R. Bütler.