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FANDANGO Project Featured in ICWA Article “Can AI change the game for fake news?”

Can AI change the game for fake news?                       The Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) has published an article, written by Amanda Mikesell, regarding fake news. The article features the FANDANGO Project, the goal of which is to help journalists in the verification and fact-checking process of news pieces. Read the full article here.

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Dr. Dimitropoulos and Dr. Daras are Frontiers Media Guest Editors of the Research Topic “Artificial Intelligence and Human Movement in Industries and Creation”

Dr. Kosmas Dimitropoulos and Dr. Petros Daras are Frontiers Media guest editors of the research topic “Artificial Intelligence and Human Movement in Industries and Creation”   Recent advances in human motion sensing technologies and machine learning have enhanced the potential of Artificial Intelligence to improve our quality of life, increase productivity and reshape multiple industries, including cultural and creative industries. In order to achieve this goal, humans must remain at the centre of Artificial Intelligence and AI should learn from…

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Dr. Zarpalas and Dr. Daras are Guest Editors of Sensors Special Issue “Sensors Fusion for Human-Centric 3D Capturing”

Dr. Dimitrios Zarpalas and Dr. Petros Daras are guest editors of the upcoming Sensors special issue titled “Sensors Fusion for Human-Centric 3D Capturing”   This Special Issue tries to capture the recent advances in 3D capture technology by fusing data from multiple sensors (be it cameras, inertial, infrared or depth sensors) to produce high-quality 3D human representations (i.e., 3D motion, shape, appearance, performance, and activity). It invites contributions that address multi-sensor and multi-modal information fusion with the aim of capturing…

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VCL Co-organizes the PETRA 2019 AGENT Workshop

VCL Co-organizes the PETRA 2019 AGENT Workshop   The AGENT Workshop is concerned with multi-modal signal sensing and analysis for assistive environments for improving quality-of-life. It aims to attract an interdisciplinary group of researchers who are involved in research related to early detection, assessment and monitoring of human health, habits and behaviour. The workshop will focus on novel technologies that are applied on real or virtual environments and aims to enhance the quality of daily living, especially for people with…

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Best Demo Award MMM 2019

Over the past couple of years, Virtual and Augmented Reality have been at the forefront of the Mixed Reality development scene, whereas Augmented Virtuality has significantly lacked behind. Widespread adoption however requires efficient low-cost platforms and minimalistic interference design. In this work we present Space Wars, an end-to-end proof of concept for an elegant and rapid-deployment Augmented VR platform. Through the engaging experience of Space Wars, we aim to demonstrate how digital games, as forerunners of innovative technology, are perfectly…

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Visual Computing Lab

The focus of the Visual Computing Laboratory is to develop new algorithms and architectures for applications in the areas of 3D processing, image/video processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, bioinformatics and medical imaging.

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Dr. Petros Daras, Principal Researcher Grade Α
1st km Thermi – Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece
P.O.Box: 60361
Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 156)
Fax: +30 2310 464164