Team



Senior Researchers


Dr. Petros Daras, Head of Lab

Dr. Petros Daras is a Research Director (Grade Α’) of the Visual Computing Lab at the Information Technologies Institute. He received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering, the MSc degree in Medical Informatics and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering all from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1999, 2002 and 2005, respectively. His main research interests include 3D object recognition, indexing, classification and retrieval, real-time 3D reconstruction of dynamic scenes, compression and coding of 3D meshes, bioinformatics and medical image processing. His involvement with those research areas has led to the co-authoring of 70 papers in refereed journals (of which 33 in IEEE Journals), 194 in international conferences, 35 book chapters and 4 books. Dr Daras has been involved in more than 59 projects, funded by the EC and the Greek Ministry of Research and Technology, having attracted as Researcher (July 2006 – May 2020): 21.487.553,18€. Among them, he is the Coordinator of the EU funded projects FASTER (H2020 – Running), PROTEIN (H2020 – running), HR-RECYCLER (H2020 – running) and Technical/Scientific Manager of: GRACE (H2020 – running), ALADDIN (H2020 – running), ASGARD (H2020 – running), ANITA (H2020 – running), EPIKOINONO (EDK/GGET– running), NADINE (H2020- running), ADVISE (FP7 - finished), I-SEARCH (FP7 – finished), VICTORY (FP6 - finished), LASIE (FP7 – finished), SURVANT (H2020 – finished), PATHWAY (H2020 – finished), DANTE (H2020 – finished), ΜΑΤΗΙSIS (H2020 – finished), FORENSOR (H2020 – finished). Dr. Daras is a Senior Member of IEEE and member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. He served as chair of the IEEE Interest Group on Image, Video and Mesh Coding (2012-2014) and as a Key member of the IEEE Interest Group on 3D Rendering, Processing and Communications of IEEE Multimedia (2010–today). He regularly acts as a reviewer/evaluator for the European Commission; he served as coordinator of the Future Media and 3D Internet - Task Force, the “User Centric Media” cluster, and member of the “3D Media” cluster, the Future Internet Architectures (FIArch) group and the Future Internet Assembly of the Networked Media unit of the EC. His involvement to the abovementioned clusters and task forces has led to the co-authoring of numerous reports and white papers published by the EC. He is leading the Visual Computing Lab of ITI: vcl.iti.gr, which currently employs 74 people. He was the Chairman of the Insitute’s scientific board (until Dec 2018). Finally, he is co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of D-Cube, a spin-off company of CERTH/ITI (www.d-cube.eu). Download full CV.   Contact Information: Tel: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 156), +30 2311 257755 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.19, Building Α - Office 2.10 Email: daras(at)iti(dot)gr Publications: "Joint Object Affordance Reasoning and Segmentation in RGB-D Videos", IEEE Access, Volume 9, pp. 89699-89713, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3090471 "Indirect Skill Assessment Using AI Technology", Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 8(4), pp. 723-737, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14738/assrj.84.10077 "Single-Shot Cuboids: Geodesics-based End-to-end Manhattan Aligned Layout Estimation from Spherical Panoramas", Image and Vision Computing, p.104160, 2021 "Continuous Sign Language Recognition through a Context-Aware Generative Adversarial Network", Sensors, 21(7), 2437, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21072437 "Volume-of-Interest Aware Deep Neural Networks for Rapid Chest CT-Based COVID-19 Patient Risk Assessment", International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(6), p. 2842, Special Issue Deep Learning: AI Steps Up in Battle against COVID-19, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18062842 "Serverless Streaming for Emerging Media: Towards 5G Network-driven Cost Optimization", Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-020-10219-7 "DeepSurf: A Surface-based Deep Learning Approach for the Prediction of Ligand Binding Sites on Proteins", Bioinformatics Journal, 2021. "A Comprehensive Study on Deep Learning-Based 3D Hand Pose Estimation Methods", Applied Sciences, 10(19), 6850, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/app10196850 "HUMAN4D: A Human-Centric Multimodal Dataset for Motions & Immersive Media", IEEE Access, Volume 8, pp 176241-176262, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3026276 "Service Development Kit for Media-Type Virtualized Network Services in 5G Networks", IEEE Communications Magazine, 58(7), pp. 51-57, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/MCOM.001.1900613 "Non-Parametric Clustering Using Deep Neural Networks", IEEE Access, vol 8, pp. 153630-153640, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3017884 "SHREC2020 Track: Multi-domain Protein Shape Retrieval Challenge", ELSEVIER Computers & Graphics, 91, 189-198, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cag.2020.07.013 "Implicit and Explicit Regularization for Optical Flow Estimation", Sensors, 20(14), 3855, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s20143855 "Continuous Sign Language Recognition Through Cross-Modal Alignment of Video and Text Embeddings in a Joint-Latent Space", IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 91170-91180, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2993650 "An Improved Tobit Kalman Filter with Adaptive Censoring Limits", Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, Volume 39, pp 5588–5617, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00034-020-01422-w "Validation of a Deep Learning System for the Full Automation of Bite and Meal Duration Analysis of Experimental Meal Videos", Nutrients, 12(1), 209, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12010209 "Deep Sensorimotor Learning for RGB-D Object Recognition", Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 190, 102844, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cviu.2019.102844 "Deep Learning on Multi Sensor Data for Counter UAV Applications – A Systematic Review", Sensors, Special Issue: Deep Learning for Multi-Sensor Fusion, 19(22), 4837, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s19224837 "Frequency–Based Slow Feature Analysis", Neurocomputing, 368, 34-50, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2019.08.067 "LDS-Inspired Residual Networks", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 29(8), 2363-2375, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TCSVT.2018.2869680 "Graph-based Multimodal Fusion with Metric Learning for Multimodal Classification", Pattern Recognition, 95, 296-307, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2019.06.013 "Gamification Concepts for Leveraging Knowledge Sharing in Industry 4.0". International Journal of Serious Games, 6(2), 75 - 87, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17083/ijsg.v6i2.273 "Adaptive game-based learning in multi-agent educational settings", Journal of Computers in Education, 6(2), 215-239, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40692-018-0118-9 "Hyper 360 Towards a Unified Tool Set Supporting Next Generation VR Film and TV Productions". Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 12, 127-148, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4236/jsea.2019.125009 "Fast and Precise Hippocampus Segmentation Through Deep Convolutional Neural Network Ensembles and Transfer Learning". Neuroinform, 17(4), 563-582, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12021-019-09417-y "Learning Prosocial Skills Through Multiadaptive Games: A Case Study", Journal of Computers in Education, 6(1), 167-190, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40692-019-00134-8 "Benchmarking Open-Source Static 3D Mesh Codecs for Immersive Media Interactive Live Streaming". IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, 9(1), 190-203, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/JETCAS.2019.2898768 "DeepMoCap: Deep Optical Motion Capture Using Multiple Depth Sensors and Retro-Reflectors". Sensors, Special Issue: Depth Sensors and 3D Vision, 19(2), 282, 2019. https://doi.org/10.3390/s19020282 "A framework for large-scale analysis of video ‘in the Wild’ to assist digital forensic examination", IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine, Special Issue on Digital Forensics, 17(1), 23-33, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/MSEC.2018.2875851 "Multimodal Student Engagement Recognition in Prosocial Games", IEEE Transactions on Games (2018), 10(3), 292-303. DOI: 10.1109/TCIAIG.2017.2743341 "Computerized decision support for beneficial home-based exercise rehabilitation in patients with cardiovascular disease”", Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Volume 162, Pages 1-10, August 2018 "Exploiting sensing devices availability in AR/VR deployments to foster engagement", Springer Virtual Reality (2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10055-018-0357-0 "Quality of Experience for 3D Immersive Media Streaming", IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting (2018), Special Issue on Quality of Experience for Advanced Broadcast Service, 64(2), 379-391. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TBC.2018.2823909 "Fast deformable model-based human performance capture and FVV using consumer-grade RGB-D sensors", Pattern Recognition (2018), 79, 260-278. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2018.02.013 "Behavior Analysis through Multimodal Sensing for Care of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Patients", in IEEE MultiMedia, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 14-25, Jan.-Mar. 2018 "Motion Analysis: Action Detection, Recognition and Evaluation based on motion capture data", Pattern Recognition, Special Issue on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects, Volume 76, Pages 612-622, DOI: 10.1016/j.patcog.2017.12.007 April 2018 "Multimodal Student Engagement Recognition in Prosocial Games", IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games (T-CIAIG), DOI: 10.1109/TCIAIG.2017.2743341 "Human Action Recognition Using 3D Reconstruction Data", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (2018), 28(8), 1807-1823. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TCSVT.2016.2643161 "Similarity Search of Flexible 3D Molecules combining Local and Global Shape Descriptors", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Volume 13 Issue 5, Pages 954-970, Sep.-Oct 2016 "An integrated platform for live 3D human reconstruction and motion capturing", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (Volume:PP , Issue: 99) "Exploring the Prosociality Domains of Trust and Cooperation, through Single and Cooperative Digital Gameplay in Path of Trust", International Journal of Serious Games (IJSG), Vol: 3, No: 3, pp. 39-57, September 2016 "Landmark-based multimodal human action recognition", SPRINGER Multimedia Tools and Applications Journal (MTAP), DOI 10.1007/s11042-016-3945-6, Sept 2016 "A Crowd-powered System for Fashion Similarity Search", ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST),Β Vol: 7 Issue 4, May 2016 "Content-based guided image filtering, weighted semi-global optimization and efficient disparity refinement for fast and accurate disparity estimation", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol: 18, Issue 2, pp.155-170, Feb 2016. "Social media interaction and analytics for enhanced educational experiences", IEEE Multimedia Magazine, 23(1), 26-35. "Large-Scale Spectral Clustering Based On Pairwise Constraints", Information Processing & Management, Volume 51, Issue 5, September 2015, Pages 616-624, ISSN 0306-4573, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2015.05.007. "Enhanced disparity estimation in stereo images", Image and Vision Computing, ELSEVIER, 35 (2015): 31-49. "Towards Real-Time and Efficient Compression of Human Time-Varying-Meshes", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol: 24, Issue: 12, Dec 2014 "The Influence Of Image Descriptors’ Dimensions Value Cardinalities To Large-Scale Similarity Search", SPRINGER International Journal of Multimedia Information Retrieval, pp. 1-18, issn: 2192-6611, doi: 10.1007/s13735-014-0073-9, Nov. 2014 "Accurate and fully Automatic Hippocampus Segmentation using subject-specific 3D Optimal Local Maps into a hybrid Active Contour Model", IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, Vol. 2, June 2014, doi: 10.1109/JTEHM.2014.2297953 "Quaternionic signal processing techniques for automatic evaluation of dance performances from MoCap data", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol: 16, Issue: 5, Aug. 2014 "Gaze-based Relevance Feedback for Realizing Region-based Image Retrieval", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol.16, No.2, pp.440,454, Feb. 2014. "Content-based Tag Propagation and Tensor Factorization for Personalized Item Recommendation based on Social Tagging", ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems, Volume 3 Issue 4, Article No. 26, January 2014. "Gradient based Reliability Maps for ACM based Segmentation of Hippocampus", IEEE Transactions on BioMedical Engineering, Vol: 61, Issue: 4, April 2014, doi: 10.1109/TBME.2013.2293023 "A framework for implicit human-centered image tagging inspired by attributed affect", SPRINGER, The Visual Computer, DOI 10.1007/s00371-013-0903-4, Nov. 2013 "A Unified Framework for Multimodal Retrieval", ELSEVIER, Pattern Recognition, Volume 46, Issue 12, Pages 3358–3370, December 2013 "Immersive 3D Holoscopic Video System", IEEE Multimedia Magazine, Special Issue on 3D Imaging Techniques and Multimedia Applications, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 28-37, Jan-Mar 2013 "MSIDX: Multi-Sort Indexing for Efficient Content-based Image Search and Retrieval", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol: 16, Issue: 6, Oct. 2013 "SP-Dock: Protein-Protein Docking using Shape and Physicochemical Complementarity", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Volume 10 Issue 1, Pages 135-150, January 2013 "The TFC Model: Tensor Factorization and Tag Clustering for Item Recommendation in Social Tagging Systems", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems Volume: 43 , Issue: 3, Page(s): 673 – 688, May 2013 "Multimedia Search and Retrieval using Multimodal Annotation Propagation and Indexing Techniques", in Elsevier Journal Signal Processing: Image Communication, Special Issue on Visual Search and Augmented Reality, Vol. 28, Issue 4, April 2013, Pages 351–367, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.image.2012.04.001 "Real-time, full 3-D reconstruction of moving foreground objects from multiple consumer depth cameras", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, VOL. 15, NO. 2, pp. 339-358, February 2013, IEEE Distinguished paper, IEEE MMTC R-Letter Vol 4, No 3, June2013 "Automatic Classification of Archaeological Pottery Sherds", ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, Volume 5 Issue 4, December 2012 "A multi-modal dance corpus for research into interaction between humans in virtual environments", Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, Special Issue on Multimodal Corpora, Springer, Aug. 2012, DOI 10.1007/s12193-012-0109-5 "Anchoring Graph Cuts towards Accurate Depth Estimation in Integral Images", IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology, IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology, VOL. 8, NO. 7, Pages: 405 - 417, July 2012 "Search and Retrieval of Rich Media Objects Supporting Multiple Multimodal Queries", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 14, No. 3, Page(s): 734 - 746, June 2012 "Investigating the Effects of Multiple Factors towards more Accurate 3D Object Retrieval", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 14, No. 2, Page(s): 374 – 388, April 2012 "Introducing a Unified Framework for Content Object Description", International Journal of Multimedia Intelligence and Security, Special Issue on “Challenges in Scalable Context Aware Multimedia Computing”, Volume 2, Number 3–4/2011, DOI 10.1504/IJMIS.2011.044765, Pages: 351-375, January 2012 "Automatic generation of 3D outdoor and indoor building scenes from a single image", SPRINGER Multimedia Tools and Applications Journal (MTAP), DOI 10.1007/s11042-011-0823-0, May 2011 "Automatic creation of 3D environments from a single sketch using Content Centric Networks", Communications Magazine, IEEE , vol.49, no.3, pp.152-157, March 2011, doi: 10.1109/MCOM.2011.5723813 "A Shape Descriptor for Fast Complementarity Matching in Molecular Docking", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, DOI: 10.1109/TCBB.2011.72, 2011 "Viewpoint independent object recognition in cluttered scenes exploiting ray-triangle intersection and SIFT algorithms", ELSEVIER, Pattern Recognition, Volume 43, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 3833-3845 "A 3D Shape Retrieval Framework Supporting Multimodal Queries", SPRINGER, International Journal of Computer Vision, DOI 10.1007/s11263-009-0277-2, Jul 2009 "Blind Robust 3D-Mesh Watermarking Based on Oblate Spheroidal Harmonics", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 11, No. 1. pp. 23-38, Jan 2009. "Ellipsoidal Harmonics for 3D Shape Description and Retrieval", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol11, Issue 8, pp. 1422-1433, Dec 2009 "3D Object Retrieval using the 3D Shape Impact Descriptor", ELSEVIER, Pattern Recognition, Volume 42 , Issue 11, pp. 2447-2459, Nov 2009 "Semantic Force Relevance Feedback, Content-Free 3D Object Retrieval and Annotation Propagation: Bridging the Gap and Beyond", SPRINGER Multimedia Tools and Applications Journal (MTAP), Special Issue on Multimedia Semantics, DOI 10.1007/s11042-008-0216-1, Jul 2008 "Combining Topological and Geometrical Features for Global and Partial 3D Shape Retrieval", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Volume 10, Issue 5, Aug 2008. "3D Model Search and Retrieval Using the Spherical Trace Transform", Eurasip Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Vol.2007, article ID 23912, 14 pages, Jan 2007, doi:10.1155/2007/23912 "Efficient 3D model search and retrieval using generalized 3D radon transforms" IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Volume 8, No 1, pp. 101-114, Feb 2006. "Three-Dimensional Shape-Structure Comparison Method for Protein Classification", IEEE/ACM transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 193-207, Jul 2006 "MPEG-4 Authoring Tool using Moving Object Segmentation and Tracking in Video Shots", EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Vol. 2003, No. 9, pp. 861-877., August 2003 "Data-driven Haptic Feedback Utilizing an Object Manipulation Data-set", in IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), June, 2021. "Single-handed Gesture UAV Control and Video Feed AR Visualization for First Responders", in International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 23-26, 2021. "An Automated UAV-assisted 2D Mapping System for First Responders", in International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 23-26, 2021. "Benchmarking Gradient-Free Optimizers for 3D Performance Capture in the Nevergrad Platform", in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 10-14, 2021. "Zeroth-Order Optimizer Benchmarking for 3D Performance Capture", in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 10-14, 2021. "Pano3D: A Holistic Benchmark and a Solid Baseline for 360 Depth Estimation", in IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), June, 2021. "3D Hand Pose Estimation via Aligned Latent Space Injection and Kinematic Losses", in IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), June, 2021. "Towards Real-time Generalized Ergonomic Risk Assessment for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders", in International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Corfu, Greece, June - July, 2021. "Towards Unsupervised Knowledge Extraction", in AAAI Spring Symposium: Combining Machine Learning with Knowledge Engineering, March 22-24, 2021. "SURVANT: An Innovative Semantics-based Surveillance Video Archives Investigation Assistant", in International Conference on Pattern Recognition Workshops, Milan, Italy, January 10-15, 2021. "Flow R-CNN: Flow-enhanced Object Detection", in International Conference on Pattern Recognition Workshops, Milan, Italy, January 10-15, 2021. "RobusterNet: Improving Copy-Move Forgery Detection with Volterra-based Convolutions", in International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Milan, Italy, January 10-15, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPR48806.2021.9412587 "Enabling Gesture-based Controls for First Responders and K9 Units", in 7th International Conference on Civil Protection and New Technologies - Safe Greece 2020, October 14-16, 2020. "Deep Learning-assisted Pipeline for Virtual Screening of Ligand Compound Databases: Application on Inhibiting the Entry of SARS-CoV-2 into Human Cells", in 20th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering (IEEE BIBE), USA, October 26-28, 2020. "A Cross-Modal Variational Framework for Food Image Analysis", in International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 25-28, 2020. "TeNDER – Co-creation of the intelligent support system with patients, carers and professionals", in Alzheimer Europe Conference, October 20-22, 2020. "Multi-view Adaptive Graph Convolutions for Graph Classification", in European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Glasgow, Scotland, August 23-28, 2020. "DronePose: Photorealistic UAV-Assistant Dataset Synthesis for 3D Pose Estimation via a Smooth Silhouette Loss", in European Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ECCVW), Glasgow, UK, August 23-28, 2020. "Enhancing Robot-Assisted WEEE Disassembly through Optimizing Automated Detection of Small Components", in European Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ECCVW), Glasgow, UK, August 23-28, 2020. "Quantized Warping and Residual Temporal Integration for Video Super-Resolution on Fast Motions", in European Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ECCVW), Glasgow, UK, August 23-28, 2020. "SHREC 2020 Track: 6D Object Pose Estimation", in Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2312/3dor.20201164 "XR360: A toolkit for mixed 360 and 3D productions", In IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo Workshops (ICMEW), London, United Kingdom, July 6-10, 2020. "Efficient Fine-grained Object Detection for Robot-assisted WEEE Disassembly", in International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Freiburg, Germany, July 28-31, 2020. "A Novel Multi-Modal Framework For Migrants Integration Based On AI Tools And Digital Companion", In IEEE ICME Workshop on ICT and Multimedia Tools for Migrants Inclusion in Host societies (WIMMIH2020), London, England, July 7-11, 2020. "Nadine-Bot: An Open Domain Migrant Integration Administrative Agent", In IEEE ICME Workshop on ICT and Multimedia Tools for Migrants Inclusion in Host societies (WIMMIH2020), London, England, July 7-11, 2020. "A Novel Multi-Modal Framework for Migrants Integration Based on AI Tools and Digital Companion", in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo Workshops (ICMEW), London, United Kingdom, July 6-10, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMEW46912.2020.9106023 "Developing Accessibility Multimedia Services: The Case of EasyTV", in International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Corfu, Greece, June 30th - July 3rd, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3389189.3397973 "Cross-modal Variational Alignment of Latent Spaces", In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), Washington, United States, June, 2020. "Neural Network Compression Using Higher-Order Statistics and Auxiliary Reconstruction Losses", In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), Washington, United States, June, 2020. "Deep Lighting Environment Map Estimation from Spherical Panoramas", In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), Washington, United States, June, 2020. "Single-handed Gesture UAV Control for First Responders – A Usability and Performance User Study", in International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), 2020. "A Deep Learning Approach to Object Affordance Segmentation", in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 2358-2362, Barcelona, Spain, May 4-8, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP40776.2020.9054167 "Deep Soft Procrustes for Markerless Volumetric Sensor Alignment", In International Conference on Virtual Reality (IEEE VR), March 22-26, 2020. "AVoidX: An Augmented VR Game", In International Conference on Virtual Reality (IEEE VR), March 22-26, 2020. "Deep Spatio-Temporal Modeling for Object-Level Gaze-Based Relevance Assessment", In Proceedings of the 27th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), A Coruna, Spain, September 2-6, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.23919/EUSIPCO.2019.8902990 "Cross-domain Knowledge Transfer Schemes for 3D Human Action Recognition", In Proceedings of the 27th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), A Coruna, Spain, September 2-6, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.23919/EUSIPCO.2019.8902670 "Does Deep Super-Resolution Enhance UAV Detection?", In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Taipei, Taiwan, September 18-21, 2019. "UAV Classification With Deep Learning Using Surveillance Radar Data", In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS), Springer, Cham, 2019. "Self-Supervised Deep Depth Denoising", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision, Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 27 - November 2, 2019. "Forensic Analysis of Heterogeneous Social Media Data", In Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (IC3K), pp 343-350, Vienna, Austria, September 17-19, 2019. "360 Surface Regression with a Hyper-Sphere Loss", In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV), Québec City, Canada, September 16-19, 2019. "Spherical View Synthesis for 360 Self-Supervised Depth Estimation", In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV), Québec City, Canada, September 16-19, 2019. "A Deep Network for Automatic Video-based Food Bite Detection", In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS), Thessaloniki, Greece, September 23-25, 2019. "A Battery Powered Vision Sensor for Forensic Evidence Gathering", In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras, Trento, Italy, September 9-11, 2019. "A Hybrid Human-Robot Collaborative Environment for Recycling Electrical and Electronic Equipment", In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Internet of People, Leicester, UK, August 19-23, 2019. "Efficient, Lightweight, Coordinate-Based Network for Image Super Resolution", In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/IEEE ITMC), Sophia Antipolis Innovation Park, France, June 17-19, 2019. "Embedding Big Data in Graph Convolutional Networks", In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/IEEE ITMC), Sophia Antipolis Innovation Park, France, June 17-19, 2019. "Incorporating Textual Similarity in Video Captioning Schemes", In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/IEEE ITMC), Sophia Antipolis Innovation Park, France, June 17-19, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICE.2019.8792602 "A Survey on AI Nutrition Recommender Systems". In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Rhodes, Greece, June 05 - 07, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3316782.3322760 "A Novel Framework for Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Monitoring and Assessment in Parkinson Disease Patients using Depth Information". In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Rhodes, Greece, June 05 - 07, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3316782.3322759 "SHREC’19 Protein Shape Retrieval Contest", In Proceedings of the 12th Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval, Genova, Italy, May 5-6, 2019. "evolve2vec: Learning Network Representations Using Temporal Unfolding", In: Kompatsiaris I., Huet B., Mezaris V., Gurrin C., Cheng WH., Vrochidis S. (eds) MultiMedia Modeling. MMM 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11295. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05710-7_37 "Space Wars: An AugmentedVR Game", In 25th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM), Thessaloniki, Greece, January 8-11, 2019. "Adaptive Tobit Kalman-based tracking", 14th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS 2018), Universidad De Las Palmas De Grand Canaria, Spain, 26-29 November 2018. "User evaluation of Industry 4.0 concepts for worker engagement", 1st International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design (IHSED 2018), Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France, 25-27 October 2018. "Abnormal Behavior Detection in Crowded Scenes Using Density Heatmaps and Optical Flow", 26th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2018), Rome, Italy, 3-7 Sept, 2018 "Deep 3D Flow Features for Human Action Recognition", IEEE Int. Conf. on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2018), pp. 1-6, La Rochelle, France, September 2018. "Affective State Recognition based on Eye Gaze Analysis using Two-Stream Convolutional Networks", IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing, MLSP 2018, Sept 17-20, Aalborg, Denmark "A Deep Learning Approach for Analyzing Video and Skeletal Features in Sign Language Recognition", IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques, Krakow, Poland, 16-18 October, 2018. "360D: A dataset and baseline for dense depth estimation from 360 images", 1st Workshop on 360o Perception and Interaction, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) , Munich, Germany, 8 – 14 September 2018 "OmniDepth: Dense Depth Estimation for Indoors Spherical Panoramas", European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Munich, Germany, 8 – 14 September 2018 "Adaptive web-based tools for capability-driven workforce management and task sequencing optimization", International Conference on Industrial Internet of Things and Smart Manufacturing (IoTsm 2018), London, UK, 5-6 Sep. 2018. "Human-centred Adaptation and Task Distribution utilizing Levels of Automation", 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM 2018) 11-13 June 2018, Bergamo, Italy "ProsocialLearn: a Prosocial Games Marketplace", 9th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility & Security, 26-28 February 2018. Paris, France "Subjective quality assessment of textured human full-body 3D-reconstructions", International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX 2018), Sardinia, Italy, 29 May - 1 June 2018 "A System Architecture for Live Immersive 3D-Media Transcoding over 5G Networks", Workshop on Media delivery innovations using flexible network models in 5G, IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB18), Valencia, Spain, 6th – 8th June 2018 "Augmented VR", IEEE VR, Reutlingen, Germany, 18-22 March 2018, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7O_TrhtmP5Q "Sign Language Recognition Based on Hand and Body Skeletal Data", 3DTV Conference, IEEE, Stockholm, Helsinki, 3-5 June 2018. "Skeleton-based Action Recognition Based on Deep Learning and Grassmannian Pyramids", 26th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2018), Rome, Italy, 3-7 Sept. 2018 "SHREC 2018: Protein Shape Retrieval", 11th Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval, 16 April 2018, Delft, The Netherlands. "Markerless Structure-based Multi-sensor Calibration for Free Viewpoint Video Capture", the 26th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision (WSCG 2018), Pilsen, Czech Republic, May 28 - June 1, 2018 "Attention-enhanced Sensorimotor Object Recognition", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Athens, Greece, 7-10 October 2018. "Adaptive learning based on affect sensing". International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education. London, UK, June 27-30, 2018 "Leveraging Skeleton Structure and Time Dependencies in the Scope of Action Recognition", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2018, Oct 7-10, Athens, Greece "Human fall detection from acceleration measurements using a Recurrent Neural Network", International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics Thessaloniki, Greece, 18-21 November 2017 "A Computer-Assisted System with Kinect Sensors and Wristband Heart Rate Monitors for Group Classes of Exercise-based Rehabilitation", International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics Thessaloniki, Greece, 18-21 November 2017 "A Computerized System for Real-Time Exercise Performance Monitoring and e-Coaching Using Motion Capture Data" International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics Thessaloniki, Greece, 18-21 November 2017 "TooManyEyes: Super-recogniser directed identification of target individuals on CCTV", ICDP 2017: 8th IET International Conference of Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention, 13-15 December 2017, Madrid Spain "Offline and Online Adaptation in Prosocial Games", Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2017), Athens, Greece, September 2017. "Non-linear Convolution Filters for CNN-based Learning", IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2017), Venice, Italy, October 22-29 2017 "Multimodal monitoring of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s patients using the ICT4LIFE platform", 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Lecce, Italy, 29 Aug – 1 Sept, 2017 "ICT4Life Open Source Libraries supporting Multimodal Analysis of different diseases", 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Lecce, Italy, 29 Aug – 1 Sept, 2017 "Person Tracking Association Using Multi-modal Systems", 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Lecce, Italy, 29 Aug – 1 Sept, 2017 "SHREC’17 track: Large-Scale 3D Shape Retrieval from ShapeNet Core55", Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval, 2017 "Incorporation of Semantic Segmentation Information in Deep Hashing Techniques for Image Retrieval", IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (23rd ICE/ITMC), Madeira Island, Portugal, 27-29 June, 2017. "Improving Camera Pose Estimation via Temporal EWA Surfel Splatting", IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2017), Nantes, France, October 9–13, 2017 "Deep Affordance-grounded Sensorimotor Object Recognition", IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2017), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 2017. "Technological module for unsupervised, personalized cardiac rehabilitation exercising", Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE 41st Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2017), July 4-8, 2017, Turin, Italy. "Affect State Recognition for Adaptive Human Robot Interaction in Learning Environments", 2017 12th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP), Bratislava, Slovakia, July 9 -10, 2017 "Semantic Filtering for Video Stabilization", 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Lecce, Italy, 29 Aug – 1 Sept, 2017 "Modelling Learning Experiences in adaptive multi-agent learning environments", Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2017), Athens, Greece, September 2017. "DepthRank: Exploiting Temporality to Uncover Important Network Nodes", In: Ciampaglia G., Mashhadi A., Yasseri T. (eds) Social Informatics. SocInfo 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10540. Springer, Cham, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67256-4_12 "Multimodal Affective State Recognition in Serious Games Applications", 2016 IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST 2016), Chania, Greece, October 4-6, 2016. "A Technology Platform for Enabling Behavioural Change as a “PATHway” Towards Better Self-management of CVD", Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Workshop on Multimedia for Personal Health and Health Care (MMHealth 2016), Oct 16, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016, Amsterdam, the Netherlands "Action Recognition From Videos using Sparse Trajectories",7th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-16), Madrid, 23-25 November, 2016 "Multi-target Detection In CCTV Footage For Tracking Applications Using Deep Learning Techniques", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016, Sept 25-28, Phoenix, Arizona, USA "Using Tobit Kalman filtering in order to improve the Motion recorded by Microsoft Kinect", International workshop on applied probability IWAP 2016, 20-23 June, 2016, Toronto, Canada "Using Kalman filter and tobit kalman filter in order to improve the Motion recorded by Kinect sensor II", 29th Hellenic national statistics conference, 4-7 May 2016, Imathia, Greece. "Body Motion Analysis for Emotion Recognition in Serious Games", HCI International 2016, Toronto, Canada, 17 - 22 July 2016. "Enhancing Real Time 3D reconstruction with pre scanned meshes", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016, Sept 25-28, Phoenix, Arizona, USA "Soft Biometrics in Low Resolution and Low Quality CCTV Videos", 7th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-16), Madrid, 23-25 November, 2016 "3D Tele-Immersion Platform For Interactive Immersive Experiences Between Remote Users", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016, Sept 25-28, Phoenix, Arizona, USA "Deep cross-layer activation features for visual recognition", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016, Sept 25-28, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. "Low-cost Motion Analysis for Cardiovascular Disease Patients", IET Human Motion Analysis for Healthcare Applications Event, 19 May 2016, London, United Kingdom "HeartHealth: A Cardiovascular Disease Home-Based Rehabilitation System", 5th International Conference on Current and Future Trends of Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare, ICTH 2015. "A user-centric approach for event-driven summarisation of surveillance videos", 6th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-15), London, 16th-17th July, 2015. "Autonomous Agents and Avatars in REVERIE’s Virtual Environment", 20th International Conference on Web 3D Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 18–21, 2015 "Introducing Target Profiling for Context-Aware Tracking", 6th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-15), London, 16th-17th July, 2015. "Dynamic Adaptive Mesh Streaming for Real-time 3D Teleimmersion", 20th International Conference on Web 3D Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 18-21, 2015 "HeartHealth: New Adventures in Serious Gaming", ACMMULTIMEDIA 2015, 26 - 30 October 2015, Brisbane, Australia "A Multi-Modal 3D Capturing Platform for Learning and Preservation of Traditional Sports and Games", 23rd ACM Multimedia Conference 2015, 26-30 Oct 2015, Brisbane, Australia "Skeleton-based Human Action Recognition using Basis Vectors", 8th International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments 2015 (PETRA 2015), Corfu, Greece, 1-3 July 2015 "Accurate stereo 3D point cloud generation suitable for multi-view stereo reconstruction", IEEE International Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, VCIP 2014, Dec 7-10, Valletta, Malta "A case study for tele-immersion communication applications: from 3D capturing to rendering", IEEE International Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, VCIP 2014, Dec 7-10, Valletta, Malta "Fast and smooth 3D reconstruction using multiple RGB-Depth sensors", IEEE International Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, VCIP 2014, Dec 7-10, Valletta, Malta "Interactive Games for Preservation and Promotion of Sporting Movements", 22nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2014), Lisbon, Portugal, 2-5 Sept. 2014 "Low-cost Accurate Skeleton Tracking Based on Fusion of Kinect and Wearable Inertial Sensors", 22nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2014), Lisbon, Portugal, 2-5 Sept. 2014 "3DLIVE: A Multi-Modal Sensing Platform Allowing Tele-Immersive Sports Applications", 22nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2014), Lisbon, Portugal, 2-5 Sept. 2014 "On human time-varying mesh compression exploiting activity-related characteristics", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), FLORENCE, ITALY, MAY 4-9, 2014 "Future Media Internet Technologies for Digital Domes", 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2014), 22 - 27 June 2014, Creta Maris, Heraklion, Crete, Greece "Local descriptions for human action recognition from 3D reconstruction data", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2014, Oct 27-30, Paris, France "Tools for User Interaction in Immersive Environments", MMM 2014, The 20th Anniversary International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling Dublin, Ireland, January 2014 "Revisiting guided image filter based stereo matching and scanline optimization for improved disparity estimation", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2014, Oct 27-30, Paris, France "Temporal And Color Consistent Disparity Estimation In Stereo Videos", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2014, Oct 27-30, Paris, France "Real-time Skeleton-tracking-based Human Action Recognition Using Kinect Data", 20th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM 2014), Dublin, Ireland, 6-10 Jan 2014 "GIS-supported People Tracking Re-acquisition in a Multi-camera Environment", 11th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP-14), Special Session on Multimodal Security and Surveillance Analytics (MUSESUAN), Vienna, 28-30 August, 2014 "Online Identification of Primary Social Groups", 20th International Conference on Multimedia Modeling (MMM 2014), Dublin, Ireland, 6-10 Jan 2014 "Advancements and Challenges towards a Collaborative Framework for 3D Tele-immersive Social Networking (2013)", In 4th International workshop on Hot Topics in 3D (Hot3D), in conjunction with International Conference on Media and Expo "A Data-Driven Approach for Social Event Detection", Working Notes Proceedings of the MediaEval 2013 Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, October 18-19, 2013 "Towards the automatic classification of pottery sherds: two complementary approaches", Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA), Perth, Western Australia, 25-28 March, 2013. "A Dataset of Kinect-based 3D scans", 11th IEEE IVMSP Workshop: 3D Image/Video Technologies and Applications, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 10-12 June 2013 "Real-time, Realistic Full-body 3D Reconstruction and Texture Mapping from Multiple Kinects", 11th IEEE IVMSP Workshop: 3D Image/Video Technologies and Applications, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 10-12 June 2013, best paper award "A Framework for Realistic 3D Tele-Immersion", Mirage 2013, 6th International Conference on Computer Vision / Computer Graphics Collaboration Techniques and Applications, June 6–7, 2013, Berlin, Germany "Blending Real with Virtual in 3D Life", WIAMIS 2013, 14th International Workshop on Image and Audio Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services July 3-5, 2013, Paris, France "An Application Framework for Implicit Sentiment Human-centered Tagging using Attributed Affect", WIAMIS 2013, 14th International Workshop on Image and Audio Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services July 3-5, 2013, Paris, France "RAAT – The Reverie Avatar Authoring Tool", 18th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, 1-3 July 2013 "Real-time encoding of live reconstructed mesh sequences for 3D Tele-Immersion", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2013), San Jose, California, USA, 2013 "Estimating human motion from multiple Kinect Sensors", Mirage 2013, 6th International Conference on Computer Vision / Computer Graphics Collaboration Techniques and Applications, June 6–7, 2013, Berlin, Germany "A Framework for Human-like Behavior in an Immersive Virtual World", 18th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, 1-3 July 2013 "Three-dimensional Monitoring of Weightlifting for Computer Assisted Training", 15th International Conference on Virtual Reality and Converging Technologies, Laval, France, 2013 "Hippocampus segmentation through gradient based reliability maps for local blending of ACM energy terms", IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), San Francisco, USA, 7-11 April, 2013 "Introducing Context Awareness in Multi-Target Tracking using Re-Identification Methodologies", 5th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-13), London, 16th-17th December, 2013. "Analysis of dance movements using Gaussian processes", ACM Multimedia 2012, Oct. 29 - Nov. 2012, Nara, Japan "Reconstruction for 3D immersive virtual environments" in Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), 2012 13th International Workshop on, 2012. "Segmentation through a local and adaptive weighting scheme, for contour-based blending of image and prior information", The 25th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2012), Rome, Italy, 20-22 June 2012. "One Size Does Not Fit All – Multimodal Search on Mobile and Desktop Devices with the I-SEARCH Search Engine", ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR 2012), June 5-8, 2012, Hong Kong. "Reconstruction for 3D Immersive Virtual Worlds", WIAMIS 2012: The 13th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services, 23rd - 25th May 2012, Dublin City University, Ireland "Hippocampus segmentation by optimizing the local contribution of image and prior terms, through graph cuts and multi-atlas", IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2012), Barcelona, Spain, 2-5 May 2012 "I-SEARCH – A Multimodal Search Engine based on Rich Unified Content Description (RUCoD)", World Wide Web 2012, EU projects track, 16-20 April 2012, Lyon, France, World Wide Web 2012, EU projects track, Lyon, France, 16-20 April 2012 "An Advanced Virtual Dance Performance Evaluator", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2012), Kyoto, Japan, 25-30 March 2012 "Optimizing Multimedia Retrieval using Multimodal Fusion and Relevance Feedback Techniques", 18th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM 2012), January 4-6, 2012, Klagenfurt, Austria. "Evaluating a Dancer’s Performance using Kinect-based Skeleton Tracking", ACM Multimedia 2011, Nov 28 - Dec 1, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA "A multimodal dance corpus for research into real-time interaction between humans in online virtual environments", 13th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2011), Alicante, Spain, 14-18 November 2011 "Brain Structures Segmentation using Optimum Global and Local Weights on Mixing Active Contours and Neighboring Constraints", International Symposium on Applied Sciences in Biomedical and Communication Technologies, ISABEL 2011, Barcelona, Spain, October 26-29, 2011. "Recognizing 3D Objects in cluttered scenes using projection images", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2011, Sep 11-14, Brussels "3D Protein-Protein Docking using Shape Complementarity and Fast Alignment", IEEE int Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2011, Sep 11-14, Brussels "Depth estimation in integral images by anchoring optimization techniques", 2011 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2011), July 11-15, 2011, Barcelona, Spain "Multimodal Search and Retrieval using Manifold Learning and Query Formulation", ACM International Conference on 3D Web Technology, June 20-22, 2011, Paris, France "3D Model Retrieval using Accurate Pose Estimation and View-based Similarity", 1st ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR2011), April 17-20, Trento, Italy. "Hippocampus Segmentation using a Local Prior Model on its Boundary", International Conference on Machine Vision, Image Processing, and Pattern Analysis (ICMVIPPA 2011), Venice, Italy, November 28-30, 2011. "SHREC’11 Track: Generic Shape Retrieval", 4th Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval (3DOR 2011), April 10, 2011, Llandudno (UK). "Creation of virtual worlds from 3D models retrieved from content aware networks based on sketch and image queries", WIAMIS 2011, 13-15 April 2011, Delft, The Netherlands "Towards an Expressive Virtual Tutor, An Implementation of a Virtual Tutor based on an Empirical Study of Non-verbal Behaviour", ACM Multimedia 2010, Workshop on Surreal Media and Virtual Cloning (ACM 2010), Firenze, Italy, October 2010 "Performance analysis and visualisation in tennis using a low-cost camera network", In Multimedia Grand Challenge Track at ACM Multimedia 2010, 25-29 October 2010, Firenze, Italy. "A low-cost performance analysis and coaching system for tennis", ACM MultiMedia Grand Challenge (2010). "Protein-Protein Docking using the Shape Impact Descriptor", 5th Conference of Hellenic Crystallographic Association (HECRA2010), Larissa, Greece, September 2010 "Similarity Content Search in Content Centric Networks" Acm Multimedia 2010, Firenze, Italy, October 2010 "State-of-the-art Algorithms for Complete 3D Model Reconstruction", Summer School ENGAGE-Immersive and Engaging Interaction with VH on Internet, September 2010 "Towards the Creation of a Unified Framework for Multimodal Search and Retrieval" 2nd International ICST Conference on User Centric Media - UCMedia 2010, Palma de Mallorca, September 2010 "Robust 3D Tracking in Tennis Videos", Summer School ENGAGE-Immersive and Engaging Interaction with VH on Internet, September 2010 "3DLife: Bringing the Media Internet to Life" FOCUS K3D Conference on Semantic 3D Media and Content, Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée, France, Feb 2010 "User-Centric Search over Multimodal and Multimedia Content", NEM Summit 2010, Towards Future Media Internet, Barcelona, 13-15 October 2010. "3D Reconstruction of Indoor and Outdoor Building Scenes from a Single Image" ACM Multimedia 2010, Workshop on Surreal Media and Virtual Cloning (ACM 2010), Firenze, Italy, October 2010 "Robust SIFT-Based Feature Matching Using Kendall" IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2009), Cairo, Egypt, Nov 2009 "A Compact Multi-View Descriptor for 3D Object Retrieval" IEEE 7th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2009), Chania, Greece, Jun 2009 "SHREC 2009 – Generic Shape Retrieval Contest" 30th International conference on EUROGRAPHICS 2009, workshop on 3D object retrieval, Munich, Germany, Mar 2009 "SHREC 2009 – Shape Retrieval Contest of Partial 3D Models" 30th International conference on EUROGRAPHICS 2009, Workshop on 3D object retrieval, Munich, Germany, Mar 2009 "Provision of Multimedia Content Search and Retrieval Services to Users on the Move" 1st International ICST Conference on User Centric Media - UCMedia 2009, Venice, Dec 2009 "SHREC’09 Track: Structural Shape Retrieval on Watertight Models" 30th International conference on EUROGRAPHICS 2009, workshop on 3D object retrieval, Munich, Germany, Mar 2009 "Victory: a 3d search engine over p2p and wireless p2p networks", In Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Conference on Wireless Internet (p. 49). ICST (Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering), 2008, November. "3D Object Retrieval based on Resulting Fields" 29th International conference on EUROGRAPHICS 2008, workshop on 3D object retrieval, Crete, Greece, Apr 2008 "VICTORY – a multimodal, cross-platform and distributed multimedia repository" Third International ICST Conference on Scalable Information Systems, Infoscale 2008, P2P workshop, Vico Equense, Italy, Jun 2008 "Towards Future 3D Media Internet" 2008 NEM Summit, , Oct 2008 "A Neurofuzzy Approach to Active Learning based Annotation Propagation for 3D Object Databases" 29th International conference on EUROGRAPHICS 2008, workshop on 3D object retrieval, Crete, Greece, Apr 2008 "VICTORY – A 3D Search Engine over P2P and wireless P2P Networks" ACM 4th International Wireless Internet Conference (WICON 2008), Maui, Hawaii, USA, Nov 2008 "Using Ellipsoidal Harmonics for 3D Shape Representation" INTERMEDIA Workshop on Hypermedia 3D Internet, Geneva, Switzerland, Oct 2008 "User Centric Media in the Future Internet: Trends and Challenges" 3rd International Conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts (DIMEA 2008), Athens, Greece, Sep 2008 "User Centric Media of the Future Internet" IEEE 1st International Workshop on Future Multimedia Networking, Cardiff, Wales - Invited paper, Sep 2008 "Recognizing 3D Objects Using Ray-Triangle Intersection Distances" IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2007), San Antonio, Texas, USA, Sep 2007. "3D Protein Classification Using Topological, Geometrical and Biological Information" IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, (ICIP 2007), San Antonio, Texas, USA, Sep 2007. "A novel prototype for documentation and retrieval of 3D objects" IEEE International Workshop on Visual and Multimedia Digital Libraries (VMDL 2007), Modena, Italy, Sep 2007. "3D Volume Watermarking Using 3D Krawtchouk Moments" 2nd International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP 2007), Barcelona, Spain, Mar 2007. "On 3D Partial Matching of Meaningful Parts" IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2007), San Antonio, Texas, USA, Sep 2007. "3D Content-based Search based on 3D Krawtchouk moments" 3D Data Processing, Visualization & Transmission (3DPVT 2006), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, Jun 2006 "Ontologies for Mobility Impaired User Information Needs in the Domain of Tourism and Leisure" ASK-IT International Conference, Nice, France, Oct 2006 "3D search and retrieval using Krawtchouk moments" SHREC2006, 3D Shape Retrieval Contest, Technical report, UU-CS-2006-030, ISSN: 0924-3275, Jun 2006 "3D shape descriptors based on Fourier transforms", 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS’05), Montreux, Switzerland, Apr. 2005. "3D Model Search and Retrieval Based on Fourier Transforms" 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2005), Montreux, Switzerland, Apr 2005 "Search and retrieval of 3D protein structures", 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2005), Montreux, Switzerland, April 2005. "Classification of 3D Models using Combined Semantical and Geometrical Information" First International Workshop Towards Semantic Virtual Environments SVE2005), Villars, Switzerland, Mar 2005 "Protein Matching using Geometrical Characteristics" 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2005), Montreux, Switzerland, Apr 2005 "3D Object Retrieval Using 3D Packet Wavelet Transform and Knowledge Interpretation" First International Workshop Towards Semantic Virtual Environments (SVE 2005),Villars, Switzerland, Mar 2005 "3D content-based search and retrieval using the 2D polar wavelet transform", in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Image Processing, Genoa, Italy Sep.11-14 2005, vol.2, pp. 1146-1149. "3D Shape-Based Techniques for Protein Classification", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2005), Vol-II, pp. 1130-1133, Genova, Italy, September 2005. "3D Model Search and Retrieval Based on the Spherical Trace Transform", IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2004), Siena, Italy, October 2004 "3D Model Search and Retrieval Based on the 3D Radon Transform", International Conference on Communications (ICC 2004), Multimedia Technologies and Services Symposium (MMTS), Paris, France, June 2004 "3D Model Watermarking for Indexing Using the Generalized Radon Transform", 3D Data Processing, Visualization & Transmission (3DPVT 2004), Thessaloniki, September 2004 "Shape Matching Using the 3D Radon Transform", 3D Data Processing, Visualization & Transmission (3DPVT 2004), Thessaloniki, September 2004 "A Novel Peer-to-Peer Payment System", International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks, ICETE 2004, Setubal, August 2004 "Watermarking 3D Models for Data Hiding", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2004, Singapore, October 2004 "Generalized Radon Transform Based 3D Feature Extraction for 3D Object C classification", 5th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2004), Lisboa, Portugal, April 2004 "Hippocrates: the multi tiered medical application using the brief case model", Proc. International Academic Conference on eHealth Telemedicine and Telecare, TELEMED 03, London, January 2003 "A Novel Peer-to-peer Payment Protocol", IEEE EUROCON 2003, International Conference on Computer as a Tool (Invited paper), Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 2003 "A user interface environment in mobile tele-echography", Proc. International Academic Conference on eHealth Telemedicine and Telecare (TELEMED’03), London, UK, Jan. 2003. "A web/wap-based management tool for health care services", Proc. International Academic Conference on eHealth Telemedicine and Telecare, TELEMED 03, London, January 2003 "A WEB/WAP based system for remote monitoring patients with data mining support", Proc. 6th Seminar on Neural Network Applications in Electrical Engineering (NEUREL '02), supported by IEEE, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, September 2002 "MPEG-4 Authoring Tool for the Composition of 3D Audiovisual Scenes", IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2001), Sydney, Australia, May 2001 "3D Technologies and Applications in Sign Language", Recent Advances in 3D Imaging, Modeling, and Reconstruction, edited by A. Voulodimos, A. Doulamis, IGI Global, 2020. "FASTER: First Responder Advanced Technologies for Safe and Efficient Emergency Response", Technology Development for Security Practitioners, edited by B. Akhbar, D. Kavallieros, E. Sdongos, Security Informatics and Law Enforcement, Springer. "Data Augmentation Using GANs for 3D Applications", Recent Advances in 3D Imaging, Modeling, and Reconstruction, edited by A. Voulodimos, A. Doulamis, IGI Global, 2020. "Human-centred Factories from Theory to Industrial Practice. Lessons Learned and Recommendations.", ACE Factories Cluster White Paper, October 2019. "Technologies facilitating smart pedagogy", Didactics of Smart Pedagogy-Smart Pedagogy for Technology Enhanced Learning, ISBN 978-3-030-01550-3 Linda Daniela, Springer, 2018. "Social Media Navigation: Detecting Trends, Events, and Influential Users", Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Second Edition DOI: 10.1081/E-ECST2-120054035, Feb 2017-02-24 "Beyond Online Multiplayer: Sharing and augmenting Tele-Immersive 3D game experiences with multiple geographically distributed users", IEEE COMSOC MMTC Communications – Frontiers, Vol. 12, No. 1, January 2017 "Preservation and Gamification of Traditional Sports.", Mixed Reality and Gamification for Cultural Heritage, Springer-Nature, M Ioannides, N. Magnenat-Thalmann, G. Papagiannakis (Eds), ISBN 978-3-319-49607-8, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-49607-8, 2016. "Natural user interfaces for virtual character full body and facial animation in immersive virtual worlds", In Augmented and Virtual Reality (pp. 371-383). Springer International Publishing, 2015 "Path of Trust: A prosocial co-op game for building up trustworthiness and teamwork", InΒ Games and Learning Alliance: Fourth International Conference, GALA 2015, Rome, Italy, December 9-11, 2015, Revised Selected Papers. Springer. To appear "Multimedia Indexing, Search and Retrieval in Large Databases of Social Networks", Social Media Retrieval, Computer Communications and Networks series, Springer 2012, ISBN 978-1-4471-4554-7, November 30, 2012 "I-SEARCH: a Unified Framework for Multimodal Search and Retrieval", Future Internet Assembly 2012: From Technological Promises to Reality (FIA Book 2012), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7281, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30241-1, pp 130-141, 2012 "3D Object Retrieval: Challenges and Research Directions", IEEE Communications Society MMTC E-letter, Vol. 6, No. 11, November 2011. "Search Computing: Business Areas, Research and Socio-Economic Challenges", Media Search Cluster White Paper, European Commission, ISBN 978-92-79-18514-4, doi:10.2759/52084, July 2011 "Towards a Future Internet Architecture", The Future Internet Assembly 2011: Achievements and Technological Promises, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 6656, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-20898-0, pp. 7-18, 2011 "Social Networks Overview: Current Trends and Research Challenges", European Commission, Networked Media Unit, Information Society and Media, ISBN 978-92-79-18923-4 doi:10.2759/1559, Nov 2010 "Fundamental Limitations of Current Internet and the path to Future Internet", White Paper, Future Internet Reference Architecture group, European Commission, Dec. 2010 "Future Media Internet Research Challenges and the Road Ahead", European Commission, Networked Media Unit, Information Society and Media, Apr 2010 "Towards a Content-Centric Internet", Towards the Future Internet - Emerging Trends from European Research, IOS Press, ISBN 978-1-60750-539-6, pp. 227-236, Apr 2010 "Three Dimensional Object Watermarking" Encyclopedia of Multimedia (2nd Edition), Copyright 2009,ISBN: 978-0-387-74724-8 (Print) 978-0-387-78414-4 (Online), Jan 2009 "Object Recognition and Pose Estimation from 2.5D Scenes" Encyclopedia of Multimedia (2nd Edition), Copyright 2009, ISBN: 978-0-387-74724-8 (Print) 978-0-387-78414-4 (Online), Jan 2009 "Three Dimensional Content-Based Search and Retrieval of CAD Objects" Encyclopedia of Multimedia (2nd Edition), Copyright 2009,ISBN: 978-0-387-74724-8 (Print) 978-0-387-78414-4 (Online), Jan 2009 "A Future Perspective on the 3D Media Internet" Towards the Future Internet - A European Research Perspective, Copyright 2009, ISBN: 978-1-60750-007-0, Jan 2009 "Research on Future Media and 3D Internet" White Paper, European Commission, Networked Media Unit, Information Society and Media, ISBN 978-92-79-12810-3, Jan 2009 "Future Internet and NGN Design requirements and principles for a Future Media and 3D Internet" European Commission, Networked Media Unit, Information Society and Media, ISBN 978-92-79-12809-7, Feb 2009 "Why do we need a Content-Centric Future Internet? 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Dr. Nikolaos Grammalidis

Nikos Grammalidis is a senior researcher (Grade B) in the Informatics and Telematics Institute of the Center of Research and Technology Hellas,. His research interests include:Image and Image Sequence Analysis, Computer Vision (with emphasis in Traffic Monitoring and Surveillance Applications), Multi-view Image Sequence Analysis and Coding Dr. Grammalidis has co-authored more than 20 articles in scientific journals and more than 60 papers in international conferences. Snce 1992 he been involved in more than 10 European projects, funded by the EC and the Greek Ministry of Research and Technology. He has served as a regular reviewer for many international journals and conferences. Previously, he worked as a researcher in the Information Processing Laboratory, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.   Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 112) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.14 Email: ngramm(at)iti(dot)gr Publications: "Early Fire Detection Based on Aerial 360-Degree Sensors, Deep Convolution Neural Networks and Exploitation of Fire Dynamic Textures", Remote Sensing, 12(19), 3177, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12193177 "Innovative Parkinson’s Disease Patients’ Motor Skills Assessment: The i-PROGNOSIS Paradigm", Frontiers in Computer Science, 2, 20, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fcomp.2020.00020 "Building Detection Using Enhanced HOG–LBP Features and Region Refinement Processes", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS), vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 888-905, March 2017. DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2602439 "Grading of invasive breast carcinoma through Grassmannian VLAD encoding", PloS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185110. "Higher Order Linear Dynamical Systems for Smoke Detection in Video Surveillance Applications", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), DOI: 10.1109/ TCSVT.2016.2527340 "Automated Detection and Classification of Nuclei in PAX5 and H&E stained Tissue Sections of Follicular Lymphoma", Signal, Image and Video Processing, SPRINGER, DOI:10.1007/s11760-016-0913-6 "Classification of Multidimensional Time-Evolving Data using Histograms of Grassmannian Points", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), DOI: 10.1109/TCSVT.2016.2631719 "Spatio-Temporal Flame Modeling and Dynamic Texture Analysis for Automatic Video-Based Fire Detection", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), Vol. 25, No. 2, February 2015, pp. 339-351. "Using Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference Systems for the Detection of Centroblasts in Microscopic Images of Follicular Lymphoma", Signal, Image and Video Processing, SPRINGER, Volume 8, Issue 1, December 2014, pp 33-40. "Video Fire Detection – Review", ELSEVIER, Digital Signal Processing, 23(6): 1827-1843, 2013 "Video-Based Flame Detection For The Protection Of Cultural Heritage", Heritage in the Digital Era, 2013 Vol.2, No.1. pp.23-47 "Video Sensor Network for Real-Time Traffic Monitoring and Surveillance" IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Volume 4, Issue 2, p.103–112, doi:10.1049/iet-its.2008.0092, Jun 2010 "Development of Automated Remote Sensing and Geospatial Data Processing Workflows for Monitoring of Natural Ecosystems", in 3rd Conference of Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis in Agriculture and the Environment, Athens, Greece, December 11-13, 2019. "Analysis of Human Motion Based on AI Technologies: Applications for Safeguarding Folk Dance Performances", in International Conference on Strategic Innovative Marketing and Tourism, Chios, Greece, July 17-21, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36126-6_35 "Visualization of Folk Dances in Virtual Reality Environments", in International Conference on Strategic Innovative Marketing and Tourism, Chios, Greece, July 17-21, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36126-6_7 "Development of Automated Workflows (Spatial Models) for Forest Monitoring with the Use of Time-Series of Multispectral Optical and SAR Data", in International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment, Paphos, Cyprus, March 18-21, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2534297 "ICT-Based Participatory Approaches for the Exploitation and Re-use of Intangible Cultural Heritage", in International Conference on Strategic Innovative Marketing and Tourism, Athenian Riviera, Greece, 2018. "Serious Games as a means for holistically supporting Parkinson’s Disease patients: The i-PROGNOSIS Personalized Game Suite framework", 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications,Β (VS-Games 2017), Athens, Greece, 6-8 September 2017 "An Adaptive Framework for the Creation of Body-Motion-Based Games", 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications,Β (VS-Games 2017), Athens, Greece, 6-8 September 2017 "On supporting Parkinson’s Disease patients: The i-PROGNOSIS Personalized Game Suite design approach", IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 22-24, 2017. "Active and Healthy Ageing for Parkinson’s Disease Patients’ Support: A User’s Perspective within the i-PROGNOSIS Framework", International Conference on Technology and Innovation in Sports, Health and Well-being, Vila Real, Portugal, December 1-3, 2016. "Classification of Nuclei in Follicular Lymphoma Tissue Sections using Different Stains and Bayesian Networks", MEDICON 2016, Paphos, Cyprus, 31 March - 2 April 2016. "Extracting dynamics from multi-dimensional time-evolving data using a bag of higher-order Linear Dynamical Systems", VISAPP 2016, Rome, Italy, 27-29 February 2016 "Serious games to support learning of rare ˜intangible cultural expressions", in Proc. 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED2015), pp. 7184-7194, Madrid, Spain, 2-4 March 2015. "A 3D Feature for Building Segmentation Based on Shape-from-Shading", Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP 2015), pp. 595-602, 2015. DOI: 10.5220/0005456305950602 "Experimental Study of Skeleton Tracking Abilities from Microsoft Kinect non-Frontal Views" 3DTV-Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 8-10 July 2015. "A Probabilistic Feature Fusion for Building Detection in Satellite Images", Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP 2015), pp. 205-212, 2015. DOI: 10.5220/0005260502050212 "A Game-like Application for Dance Learning using a Natural Human Computer Interface", HCI International 2015, L.A. USA "Designing Serious Games for ICH Education", Digital Heritage 2015, Granada, Spain, 28 September – 2 October 2015. "Novel 3D Game-like Applications driven by body interactions for learning specific forms of Intangible Cultural Heritage", in VISAPP2015, Berlin, Germany, 11-14 March 2015. "Multi-sensor technology and fuzzy logic for dancer’s motion analysis and performance evaluation within a 3D virtual environment", HCI Internation 2014, Heraklion, Greece, 22-27 June 2014. "Interactive Mobile Application, Web Technologies And Fire Simulations In The Service Of Forest Fire Volunteers", IEEE/ComSoc TEMU2014, Heraklion, Greece, 28-30 July 2014 "Smoke Detection Using Spatio-Temporal Analysis, Motion Modeling and Dynamic Texture Recognition", 22nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2014), Lisbon, Portugal, 1-5 September 2014. "Morphological and Textural Analysis of Centroblasts in Low-Thickness Sliced Tissue Biopsies of Follicular Lymphoma", IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2014), Chicago, USA, 26-30 August 2014. "Detection of Centroblasts in H&E stained images of Follicular Lympoma", MUSCLE International Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Multimedia Understanding, Antalya, Turkey, 3-4 October 2013 "A complete framework for automatic grading of H&E stained images of follicular lymphoma", 25th European Congress of Pathology, Lisbon, 31 August – 4 September 2013. "Real time Video Fire Detection using Spatio-Temporal Consistency Energy", IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance (AVSS 2013), Aug 27-30, 2013, Krakow, Poland "An integrated system for Estimation and Visualization of Fire Propagation and Verification of its Predictions by Exploiting Data of Real Fire Behaviour for Fires in Greece and Turkey", 16th Pan-Hellenic Forestry Conference, Thessaloniki, 6-9 October 2013 "Mobile Technology and 3D Modelling in the Service of Volunteer Firefighters", International Workshop on Multi-Sensor Systems and Networks for Fire Detection and Management, Antalya, Turkey, 8-9 November 2012 "Video-Based Flame Detection using Spatio-Temporal Features and SVM Classification", International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP 2012), Rome, February 2012. "Flame Detection For Video-Based Early Fire Warning Systems and 3D Visualization of Fire Propagation", IASTED International Conference on Computer Graphics and Imaging, Crete, Greece, June, 2012 "Flame Detection for Video-Based Early Fire Warning for the Protection of Cultural Heritage", Progress in Cultural Heritage Preservation Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7616, pp 378-387, 2012 "Fire detection, fuel model estimation and fire propagation estimation/visualization for the protection of Cultural Heritage", 6th International Congress of ESSC, Thessaloniki, May 2011 "A Multi-Sensor Network for the Protection of Cultural Heritage", 19th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Barcelona, Spain, August 29 – September 2, 2011 "Fire Detection and 3-D Fire Propagation Estimation for the Protection of Cultural Heritage Areas", ISPRS Technical Commission VIII Symposium, 9-12 August 2010, Kyoto, Japan "Improved Depth Field Estimation for Autostereoscopic 3D-TV based on Graph-Cuts" EURO ITV 2010 8th Conference on Interactive TV and Video, Tampere,Finland, 9th-11th June 2010 "Improved 3D video synthesis combining graph cuts and chroma key technology", 3DTV-CON 2010, Tampere, Finland, Jun 2010 "3D CONTENT GENERATION FOR AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAYS" 3DTV-CON 2009, Berlin, Germany, May 2009 "Video and Signal Based Surveillance for Airport Applications" 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance, Genoa, Italy, pp.170-175, Sep 2009 "TRAVIS: An efficient Traffic Monitoring System" 10th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation, Athens, Greece, May 2008 "Automated Visual Traffic Monitoring and Surveillance through a Network of Distributed Units" ISPRS2008, Beijing, China, Jul 2008 "Intelligent Traffic Monitoring and Surveillance With Multiple Cameras" 6th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2008), London, UK, pp. 125-132, Jun 2008. "Signal Processing For A Laser Based Air Data System In Commercial Aircrafts" European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO2008, Lausanne, Aug 2008 "Traffic Monitoring Using Multiple Cameras, Homographies AND Multi-Hypothesis Tracking" Proc. 3DTV International Conference: True Vision-Capture, Transmission and Display of 3D Video (3DTV-CON 07), Kos Island, Greece, May 2007. "Real-Time Signal Acquisition, High Speed Processing and Frequency Analysis in Modern Air Data Measurement Instruments", ISBN: 978-953-307-002-5, InTech, Croatia, pp. 459-480, Dec 2009

Dr. Dimitrios Zarpalas

Dimitrios Zarpalas is a senior researcher (grade C) at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). He holds the diploma of Electrical and Computer Engineer from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, A.U.Th, an MSc in computer vision from The Pennsylvania State University, and a PhD in medical informatics (Health Science School, department of Medicine, A.U.Th). He joined ITI in 2008, as an Associate Researcher. His main research interest are on 3D/4D computer vision and machine learning, such as tele-immersion applications: 4D reconstruction of moving humans, their hologram compression and transmission in real-time; 3D motion capturing, analysis and evaluation; 3D object recognition and 3D shape descriptor extraction; 3D medical image processing, shape analysis of anatomical structures; while in the past has also worked in indexing, search and retrieval and classification of 3D objects, proteins and 3D model watermarking. He has (co-)authored more than 90 papers in peer reviewed international journals, conference proceedings, and books (including one IEEE Distinguished paper and one IEEE conference best paper award). Finally, he is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of D-Cube, a spin-off company of CERTH/ITI (www.d-cube.eu).   Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 145) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.18 Email: zarpalas(at)iti(dot)gr Publications: "Drone vs. Bird Detection: Deep Learning Algorithms and Results from a Grand Challenge", Sensors, 21(8), 2824, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21082824 "Single-Shot Cuboids: Geodesics-based End-to-end Manhattan Aligned Layout Estimation from Spherical Panoramas", Image and Vision Computing, p.104160, 2021 "Serverless Streaming for Emerging Media: Towards 5G Network-driven Cost Optimization", Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-020-10219-7 "HUMAN4D: A Human-Centric Multimodal Dataset for Motions & Immersive Media", IEEE Access, Volume 8, pp 176241-176262, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3026276 "Service Development Kit for Media-Type Virtualized Network Services in 5G Networks", IEEE Communications Magazine, 58(7), pp. 51-57, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/MCOM.001.1900613 "Deep Learning on Multi Sensor Data for Counter UAV Applications – A Systematic Review", Sensors, Special Issue: Deep Learning for Multi-Sensor Fusion, 19(22), 4837, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s19224837 "Gamification Concepts for Leveraging Knowledge Sharing in Industry 4.0". International Journal of Serious Games, 6(2), 75 - 87, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17083/ijsg.v6i2.273 "Hyper 360 Towards a Unified Tool Set Supporting Next Generation VR Film and TV Productions". Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 12, 127-148, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4236/jsea.2019.125009 "Fast and Precise Hippocampus Segmentation Through Deep Convolutional Neural Network Ensembles and Transfer Learning". Neuroinform, 17(4), 563-582, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12021-019-09417-y "An Edge-to-Cloud Virtualized Multimedia Service Platform for 5G Networks", IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, Special issue on 5G for Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting, 65(2), 369-380, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TBC.2019.2901400 "Benchmarking Open-Source Static 3D Mesh Codecs for Immersive Media Interactive Live Streaming". IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, 9(1), 190-203, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/JETCAS.2019.2898768 "DeepMoCap: Deep Optical Motion Capture Using Multiple Depth Sensors and Retro-Reflectors". Sensors, Special Issue: Depth Sensors and 3D Vision, 19(2), 282, 2019. https://doi.org/10.3390/s19020282 "Computerized decision support for beneficial home-based exercise rehabilitation in patients with cardiovascular disease”", Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Volume 162, Pages 1-10, August 2018 "Quality of Experience for 3D Immersive Media Streaming", IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting (2018), Special Issue on Quality of Experience for Advanced Broadcast Service, 64(2), 379-391. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TBC.2018.2823909 "Fast deformable model-based human performance capture and FVV using consumer-grade RGB-D sensors", Pattern Recognition (2018), 79, 260-278. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2018.02.013 "Motion Analysis: Action Detection, Recognition and Evaluation based on motion capture data", Pattern Recognition, Special Issue on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects, Volume 76, Pages 612-622, DOI: 10.1016/j.patcog.2017.12.007 April 2018 "An integrated platform for live 3D human reconstruction and motion capturing", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (Volume:PP , Issue: 99) "Towards Real-Time and Efficient Compression of Human Time-Varying-Meshes", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol: 24, Issue: 12, Dec 2014 "Accurate and fully Automatic Hippocampus Segmentation using subject-specific 3D Optimal Local Maps into a hybrid Active Contour Model", IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, Vol. 2, June 2014, doi: 10.1109/JTEHM.2014.2297953 "Gradient based Reliability Maps for ACM based Segmentation of Hippocampus", IEEE Transactions on BioMedical Engineering, Vol: 61, Issue: 4, April 2014, doi: 10.1109/TBME.2013.2293023 "Immersive 3D Holoscopic Video System", IEEE Multimedia Magazine, Special Issue on 3D Imaging Techniques and Multimedia Applications, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 28-37, Jan-Mar 2013 "Real-time, full 3-D reconstruction of moving foreground objects from multiple consumer depth cameras", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, VOL. 15, NO. 2, pp. 339-358, February 2013, IEEE Distinguished paper, IEEE MMTC R-Letter Vol 4, No 3, June2013 "Anchoring Graph Cuts towards Accurate Depth Estimation in Integral Images", IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology, IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology, VOL. 8, NO. 7, Pages: 405 - 417, July 2012 "3D Model Search and Retrieval Using the Spherical Trace Transform", Eurasip Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Vol.2007, article ID 23912, 14 pages, Jan 2007, doi:10.1155/2007/23912 "Efficient 3D model search and retrieval using generalized 3D radon transforms" IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Volume 8, No 1, pp. 101-114, Feb 2006. "Three-Dimensional Shape-Structure Comparison Method for Protein Classification", IEEE/ACM transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 193-207, Jul 2006 "Benchmarking Gradient-Free Optimizers for 3D Performance Capture in the Nevergrad Platform", in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 10-14, 2021. "Zeroth-Order Optimizer Benchmarking for 3D Performance Capture", in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, July 10-14, 2021. "Pano3D: A Holistic Benchmark and a Solid Baseline for 360 Depth Estimation", in IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), June, 2021. "PanoDR: Spherical Panorama Diminished Reality for Indoor Scenes", in IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), June, 2021. "DronePose: Photorealistic UAV-Assistant Dataset Synthesis for 3D Pose Estimation via a Smooth Silhouette Loss", in European Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ECCVW), Glasgow, UK, August 23-28, 2020. "SHREC 2020 Track: 6D Object Pose Estimation", in Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2312/3dor.20201164 "XR360: A toolkit for mixed 360 and 3D productions", In IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo Workshops (ICMEW), London, United Kingdom, July 6-10, 2020. "Deep Lighting Environment Map Estimation from Spherical Panoramas", In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), Washington, United States, June, 2020. "Single-handed Gesture UAV Control for First Responders – A Usability and Performance User Study", in International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), 2020. "Deep Soft Procrustes for Markerless Volumetric Sensor Alignment", In International Conference on Virtual Reality (IEEE VR), March 22-26, 2020. "AVoidX: An Augmented VR Game", In International Conference on Virtual Reality (IEEE VR), March 22-26, 2020. "Optimizing QoE and Cost in a 3D Immersive Media Platform: A Reinforcement Learning Approach", In International Conference on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA), Lisbon, Portugal, February 23-27, 2020. "Does Deep Super-Resolution Enhance UAV Detection?", In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Taipei, Taiwan, September 18-21, 2019. "UAV Classification With Deep Learning Using Surveillance Radar Data", In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS), Springer, Cham, 2019. "Self-Supervised Deep Depth Denoising", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision, Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 27 - November 2, 2019. "360 Surface Regression with a Hyper-Sphere Loss", In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV), Québec City, Canada, September 16-19, 2019. "Spherical View Synthesis for 360 Self-Supervised Depth Estimation", In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV), Québec City, Canada, September 16-19, 2019. "Space Wars: An AugmentedVR Game", In 25th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM), Thessaloniki, Greece, January 8-11, 2019. "User evaluation of Industry 4.0 concepts for worker engagement", 1st International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design (IHSED 2018), Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France, 25-27 October 2018. "360D: A dataset and baseline for dense depth estimation from 360 images", 1st Workshop on 360o Perception and Interaction, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) , Munich, Germany, 8 – 14 September 2018 "OmniDepth: Dense Depth Estimation for Indoors Spherical Panoramas", European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Munich, Germany, 8 – 14 September 2018 "Adaptive web-based tools for capability-driven workforce management and task sequencing optimization", International Conference on Industrial Internet of Things and Smart Manufacturing (IoTsm 2018), London, UK, 5-6 Sep. 2018. "Human-centred Adaptation and Task Distribution utilizing Levels of Automation", 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM 2018) 11-13 June 2018, Bergamo, Italy "Subjective quality assessment of textured human full-body 3D-reconstructions", International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX 2018), Sardinia, Italy, 29 May - 1 June 2018 "A System Architecture for Live Immersive 3D-Media Transcoding over 5G Networks", Workshop on Media delivery innovations using flexible network models in 5G, IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB18), Valencia, Spain, 6th – 8th June 2018 "Augmented VR", IEEE VR, Reutlingen, Germany, 18-22 March 2018, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7O_TrhtmP5Q "Markerless Structure-based Multi-sensor Calibration for Free Viewpoint Video Capture", the 26th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision (WSCG 2018), Pilsen, Czech Republic, May 28 - June 1, 2018 "A Computer-Assisted System with Kinect Sensors and Wristband Heart Rate Monitors for Group Classes of Exercise-based Rehabilitation", International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics Thessaloniki, Greece, 18-21 November 2017 "A Computerized System for Real-Time Exercise Performance Monitoring and e-Coaching Using Motion Capture Data" International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics Thessaloniki, Greece, 18-21 November 2017 "Improving Camera Pose Estimation via Temporal EWA Surfel Splatting", IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2017), Nantes, France, October 9–13, 2017 "Technological module for unsupervised, personalized cardiac rehabilitation exercising", Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE 41st Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2017), July 4-8, 2017, Turin, Italy. "A Technology Platform for Enabling Behavioural Change as a “PATHway” Towards Better Self-management of CVD", Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Workshop on Multimedia for Personal Health and Health Care (MMHealth 2016), Oct 16, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016, Amsterdam, the Netherlands "Enhancing Real Time 3D reconstruction with pre scanned meshes", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016, Sept 25-28, Phoenix, Arizona, USA "3D Tele-Immersion Platform For Interactive Immersive Experiences Between Remote Users", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016, Sept 25-28, Phoenix, Arizona, USA "Low-cost Motion Analysis for Cardiovascular Disease Patients", IET Human Motion Analysis for Healthcare Applications Event, 19 May 2016, London, United Kingdom "HeartHealth: A Cardiovascular Disease Home-Based Rehabilitation System", 5th International Conference on Current and Future Trends of Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare, ICTH 2015. "Dynamic Adaptive Mesh Streaming for Real-time 3D Teleimmersion", 20th International Conference on Web 3D Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 18-21, 2015 "HeartHealth: New Adventures in Serious Gaming", ACMMULTIMEDIA 2015, 26 - 30 October 2015, Brisbane, Australia "A Multi-Modal 3D Capturing Platform for Learning and Preservation of Traditional Sports and Games", 23rd ACM Multimedia Conference 2015, 26-30 Oct 2015, Brisbane, Australia "A case study for tele-immersion communication applications: from 3D capturing to rendering", IEEE International Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, VCIP 2014, Dec 7-10, Valletta, Malta "Fast and smooth 3D reconstruction using multiple RGB-Depth sensors", IEEE International Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, VCIP 2014, Dec 7-10, Valletta, Malta "Interactive Games for Preservation and Promotion of Sporting Movements", 22nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2014), Lisbon, Portugal, 2-5 Sept. 2014 "Low-cost Accurate Skeleton Tracking Based on Fusion of Kinect and Wearable Inertial Sensors", 22nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2014), Lisbon, Portugal, 2-5 Sept. 2014 "3DLIVE: A Multi-Modal Sensing Platform Allowing Tele-Immersive Sports Applications", 22nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2014), Lisbon, Portugal, 2-5 Sept. 2014 "On human time-varying mesh compression exploiting activity-related characteristics", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), FLORENCE, ITALY, MAY 4-9, 2014 "A Dataset of Kinect-based 3D scans", 11th IEEE IVMSP Workshop: 3D Image/Video Technologies and Applications, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 10-12 June 2013 "Real-time, Realistic Full-body 3D Reconstruction and Texture Mapping from Multiple Kinects", 11th IEEE IVMSP Workshop: 3D Image/Video Technologies and Applications, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 10-12 June 2013, best paper award "Estimating human motion from multiple Kinect Sensors", Mirage 2013, 6th International Conference on Computer Vision / Computer Graphics Collaboration Techniques and Applications, June 6–7, 2013, Berlin, Germany "Three-dimensional Monitoring of Weightlifting for Computer Assisted Training", 15th International Conference on Virtual Reality and Converging Technologies, Laval, France, 2013 "Hippocampus segmentation through gradient based reliability maps for local blending of ACM energy terms", IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), San Francisco, USA, 7-11 April, 2013 "Segmentation through a local and adaptive weighting scheme, for contour-based blending of image and prior information", The 25th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2012), Rome, Italy, 20-22 June 2012. "Hippocampus segmentation by optimizing the local contribution of image and prior terms, through graph cuts and multi-atlas", IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2012), Barcelona, Spain, 2-5 May 2012 "Brain Structures Segmentation using Optimum Global and Local Weights on Mixing Active Contours and Neighboring Constraints", International Symposium on Applied Sciences in Biomedical and Communication Technologies, ISABEL 2011, Barcelona, Spain, October 26-29, 2011. "Recognizing 3D Objects in cluttered scenes using projection images", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2011, Sep 11-14, Brussels "Depth estimation in integral images by anchoring optimization techniques", 2011 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2011), July 11-15, 2011, Barcelona, Spain "Hippocampus Segmentation using a Local Prior Model on its Boundary", International Conference on Machine Vision, Image Processing, and Pattern Analysis (ICMVIPPA 2011), Venice, Italy, November 28-30, 2011. "3D search and retrieval using Krawtchouk moments" SHREC2006, 3D Shape Retrieval Contest, Technical report, UU-CS-2006-030, ISSN: 0924-3275, Jun 2006 "3D shape descriptors based on Fourier transforms", 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS’05), Montreux, Switzerland, Apr. 2005. "3D Model Search and Retrieval Based on Fourier Transforms" 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2005), Montreux, Switzerland, Apr 2005 "Search and retrieval of 3D protein structures", 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2005), Montreux, Switzerland, April 2005. "Protein Matching using Geometrical Characteristics" 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2005), Montreux, Switzerland, Apr 2005 "3D content-based search and retrieval using the 2D polar wavelet transform", in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Image Processing, Genoa, Italy Sep.11-14 2005, vol.2, pp. 1146-1149. "3D Shape-Based Techniques for Protein Classification", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2005), Vol-II, pp. 1130-1133, Genova, Italy, September 2005. "3D Model Search and Retrieval Based on the Spherical Trace Transform", IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2004), Siena, Italy, October 2004 "3D Model Search and Retrieval Based on the 3D Radon Transform", International Conference on Communications (ICC 2004), Multimedia Technologies and Services Symposium (MMTS), Paris, France, June 2004 "3D Model Watermarking for Indexing Using the Generalized Radon Transform", 3D Data Processing, Visualization & Transmission (3DPVT 2004), Thessaloniki, September 2004 "Shape Matching Using the 3D Radon Transform", 3D Data Processing, Visualization & Transmission (3DPVT 2004), Thessaloniki, September 2004 "Watermarking 3D Models for Data Hiding", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2004, Singapore, October 2004 "Generalized Radon Transform Based 3D Feature Extraction for 3D Object C classification", 5th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2004), Lisboa, Portugal, April 2004 "Human-centred Factories from Theory to Industrial Practice. Lessons Learned and Recommendations.", ACE Factories Cluster White Paper, October 2019. "Beyond Online Multiplayer: Sharing and augmenting Tele-Immersive 3D game experiences with multiple geographically distributed users", IEEE COMSOC MMTC Communications – Frontiers, Vol. 12, No. 1, January 2017 "Preservation and Gamification of Traditional Sports.", Mixed Reality and Gamification for Cultural Heritage, Springer-Nature, M Ioannides, N. Magnenat-Thalmann, G. Papagiannakis (Eds), ISBN 978-3-319-49607-8, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-49607-8, 2016. "Combined Indexing and Watermarking of 3D Models using the Generalized 3D Radon Transform", Multimedia Security Handbook, B.Fuhrt and D.Kirouski Eds, CRC Press, pp 733-758, ISBN 0-8493-2773-3, December 2004

Dr. Kosmas Dimitropoulos

Dr. Kosmas Dimitropoulos is a senior researcher (Grade C) at Information Technologies Institute (ITI) and academic director of AIMOVE Post-Master Programme for CERTH (AIMove – “Artificial Intelligence and Movement in Industries and Creation”) at MINES ParisTech University (France). He holds a diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Ph.D. degree in Applied Informatics. His main research interests lie in the fields of multi-dimensional data modelling and analysis, artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, human computer interaction, virtual reality and serious games. His involvement with these research areas has led to the co-authoring of more than 120 publications in refereed journals and international conference proceedings. He has been the technical coordinator, quality project manager, deputy project coordinator and work-package leader in several European and national research projects and has served as a regular reviewer for a number of international journals and conferences. He is a member of IEEE and the Technical Chamber of Greece.   Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 115) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.14 Email: dimitrop(at)iti(dot)gr Publications: "Continuous Sign Language Recognition through a Context-Aware Generative Adversarial Network", Sensors, 21(7), 2437, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21072437 "Personalised Nutrition for Healthy Living: The PROTEIN project", Nutrition Bulletin, 46(1), pp. 77-87, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12482 "Early Fire Detection Based on Aerial 360-Degree Sensors, Deep Convolution Neural Networks and Exploitation of Fire Dynamic Textures", Remote Sensing, 12(19), 3177, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12193177 "A Comprehensive Study on Deep Learning-Based 3D Hand Pose Estimation Methods", Applied Sciences, 10(19), 6850, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/app10196850 "Innovative Parkinson’s Disease Patients’ Motor Skills Assessment: The i-PROGNOSIS Paradigm", Frontiers in Computer Science, 2, 20, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fcomp.2020.00020 "Continuous Sign Language Recognition Through Cross-Modal Alignment of Video and Text Embeddings in a Joint-Latent Space", IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 91170-91180, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2993650 "Validation of a Deep Learning System for the Full Automation of Bite and Meal Duration Analysis of Experimental Meal Videos", Nutrients, 12(1), 209, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12010209 "LDS-Inspired Residual Networks", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 29(8), 2363-2375, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TCSVT.2018.2869680 "Learning Prosocial Skills Through Multiadaptive Games: A Case Study", Journal of Computers in Education, 6(1), 167-190, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40692-019-00134-8 "Multimodal Student Engagement Recognition in Prosocial Games", IEEE Transactions on Games (2018), 10(3), 292-303. DOI: 10.1109/TCIAIG.2017.2743341 "Multimodal Student Engagement Recognition in Prosocial Games", IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games (T-CIAIG), DOI: 10.1109/TCIAIG.2017.2743341 "Grading of invasive breast carcinoma through Grassmannian VLAD encoding", PloS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185110. "Higher Order Linear Dynamical Systems for Smoke Detection in Video Surveillance Applications", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), DOI: 10.1109/ TCSVT.2016.2527340 "Automated Detection and Classification of Nuclei in PAX5 and H&E stained Tissue Sections of Follicular Lymphoma", Signal, Image and Video Processing, SPRINGER, DOI:10.1007/s11760-016-0913-6 "Exploring the Prosociality Domains of Trust and Cooperation, through Single and Cooperative Digital Gameplay in Path of Trust", International Journal of Serious Games (IJSG), Vol: 3, No: 3, pp. 39-57, September 2016 "Classification of Multidimensional Time-Evolving Data using Histograms of Grassmannian Points", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), DOI: 10.1109/TCSVT.2016.2631719 "Spatio-Temporal Flame Modeling and Dynamic Texture Analysis for Automatic Video-Based Fire Detection", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), Vol. 25, No. 2, February 2015, pp. 339-351. "Using Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference Systems for the Detection of Centroblasts in Microscopic Images of Follicular Lymphoma", Signal, Image and Video Processing, SPRINGER, Volume 8, Issue 1, December 2014, pp 33-40. "Video Fire Detection – Review", ELSEVIER, Digital Signal Processing, 23(6): 1827-1843, 2013 "Video-Based Flame Detection For The Protection Of Cultural Heritage", Heritage in the Digital Era, 2013 Vol.2, No.1. pp.23-47 "Video Sensor Network for Real-Time Traffic Monitoring and Surveillance" IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Volume 4, Issue 2, p.103–112, doi:10.1049/iet-its.2008.0092, Jun 2010 "3D Hand Pose Estimation via Aligned Latent Space Injection and Kinematic Losses", in IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), June, 2021. "Towards Real-time Generalized Ergonomic Risk Assessment for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders", in International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Corfu, Greece, June - July, 2021. "A Cross-Modal Variational Framework for Food Image Analysis", in International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 25-28, 2020. "Developing Accessibility Multimedia Services: The Case of EasyTV", in International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Corfu, Greece, June 30th - July 3rd, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3389189.3397973 "Cross-modal Variational Alignment of Latent Spaces", In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), Washington, United States, June, 2020. "Neural Network Compression Using Higher-Order Statistics and Auxiliary Reconstruction Losses", In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), Washington, United States, June, 2020. "A Deep Network for Automatic Video-based Food Bite Detection", In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS), Thessaloniki, Greece, September 23-25, 2019. "A Survey on AI Nutrition Recommender Systems". In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Rhodes, Greece, June 05 - 07, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3316782.3322760 "A Deep Learning Approach for Analyzing Video and Skeletal Features in Sign Language Recognition", IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques, Krakow, Poland, 16-18 October, 2018. "ProsocialLearn: a Prosocial Games Marketplace", 9th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility & Security, 26-28 February 2018. Paris, France "Sign Language Recognition Based on Hand and Body Skeletal Data", 3DTV Conference, IEEE, Stockholm, Helsinki, 3-5 June 2018. "Skeleton-based Action Recognition Based on Deep Learning and Grassmannian Pyramids", 26th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2018), Rome, Italy, 3-7 Sept. 2018 "Serious Games as a means for holistically supporting Parkinson’s Disease patients: The i-PROGNOSIS Personalized Game Suite framework", 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications,Β (VS-Games 2017), Athens, Greece, 6-8 September 2017 "An Adaptive Framework for the Creation of Body-Motion-Based Games", 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications,Β (VS-Games 2017), Athens, Greece, 6-8 September 2017 "On supporting Parkinson’s Disease patients: The i-PROGNOSIS Personalized Game Suite design approach", IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 22-24, 2017. "Offline and Online Adaptation in Prosocial Games", Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2017), Athens, Greece, September 2017. "Multimodal Affective State Recognition in Serious Games Applications", 2016 IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST 2016), Chania, Greece, October 4-6, 2016. "Active and Healthy Ageing for Parkinson’s Disease Patients’ Support: A User’s Perspective within the i-PROGNOSIS Framework", International Conference on Technology and Innovation in Sports, Health and Well-being, Vila Real, Portugal, December 1-3, 2016. "Classification of Nuclei in Follicular Lymphoma Tissue Sections using Different Stains and Bayesian Networks", MEDICON 2016, Paphos, Cyprus, 31 March - 2 April 2016. "Extracting dynamics from multi-dimensional time-evolving data using a bag of higher-order Linear Dynamical Systems", VISAPP 2016, Rome, Italy, 27-29 February 2016 "Body Motion Analysis for Emotion Recognition in Serious Games", HCI International 2016, Toronto, Canada, 17 - 22 July 2016. "Serious games to support learning of rare ˜intangible cultural expressions", in Proc. 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED2015), pp. 7184-7194, Madrid, Spain, 2-4 March 2015. "Experimental Study of Skeleton Tracking Abilities from Microsoft Kinect non-Frontal Views" 3DTV-Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 8-10 July 2015. "A Game-like Application for Dance Learning using a Natural Human Computer Interface", HCI International 2015, L.A. USA "Designing Serious Games for ICH Education", Digital Heritage 2015, Granada, Spain, 28 September – 2 October 2015. "Novel 3D Game-like Applications driven by body interactions for learning specific forms of Intangible Cultural Heritage", in VISAPP2015, Berlin, Germany, 11-14 March 2015. "Multi-sensor technology and fuzzy logic for dancer’s motion analysis and performance evaluation within a 3D virtual environment", HCI Internation 2014, Heraklion, Greece, 22-27 June 2014. "Interactive Mobile Application, Web Technologies And Fire Simulations In The Service Of Forest Fire Volunteers", IEEE/ComSoc TEMU2014, Heraklion, Greece, 28-30 July 2014 "Smoke Detection Using Spatio-Temporal Analysis, Motion Modeling and Dynamic Texture Recognition", 22nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2014), Lisbon, Portugal, 1-5 September 2014. "Morphological and Textural Analysis of Centroblasts in Low-Thickness Sliced Tissue Biopsies of Follicular Lymphoma", IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2014), Chicago, USA, 26-30 August 2014. "Detection of Centroblasts in H&E stained images of Follicular Lympoma", MUSCLE International Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Multimedia Understanding, Antalya, Turkey, 3-4 October 2013 "A complete framework for automatic grading of H&E stained images of follicular lymphoma", 25th European Congress of Pathology, Lisbon, 31 August – 4 September 2013. "Real time Video Fire Detection using Spatio-Temporal Consistency Energy", IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance (AVSS 2013), Aug 27-30, 2013, Krakow, Poland "An integrated system for Estimation and Visualization of Fire Propagation and Verification of its Predictions by Exploiting Data of Real Fire Behaviour for Fires in Greece and Turkey", 16th Pan-Hellenic Forestry Conference, Thessaloniki, 6-9 October 2013 "Mobile Technology and 3D Modelling in the Service of Volunteer Firefighters", International Workshop on Multi-Sensor Systems and Networks for Fire Detection and Management, Antalya, Turkey, 8-9 November 2012 "Video-Based Flame Detection using Spatio-Temporal Features and SVM Classification", International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP 2012), Rome, February 2012. "Flame Detection For Video-Based Early Fire Warning Systems and 3D Visualization of Fire Propagation", IASTED International Conference on Computer Graphics and Imaging, Crete, Greece, June, 2012 "Flame Detection for Video-Based Early Fire Warning for the Protection of Cultural Heritage", Progress in Cultural Heritage Preservation Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7616, pp 378-387, 2012 "EO Observations For Complementing Vegetation Definition And Distribution: An Example For Fire Propagation", Second International Conference on Space Technology, Athens, 15-17 September 2011. "Fire detection, fuel model estimation and fire propagation estimation/visualization for the protection of Cultural Heritage", 6th International Congress of ESSC, Thessaloniki, May 2011 "A Multi-Sensor Network for the Protection of Cultural Heritage", 19th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Barcelona, Spain, August 29 – September 2, 2011 "Fire Detection and 3-D Fire Propagation Estimation for the Protection of Cultural Heritage Areas", ISPRS Technical Commission VIII Symposium, 9-12 August 2010, Kyoto, Japan "Improved Depth Field Estimation for Autostereoscopic 3D-TV based on Graph-Cuts" EURO ITV 2010 8th Conference on Interactive TV and Video, Tampere,Finland, 9th-11th June 2010 "Improved 3D video synthesis combining graph cuts and chroma key technology", 3DTV-CON 2010, Tampere, Finland, Jun 2010 "3D CONTENT GENERATION FOR AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAYS" 3DTV-CON 2009, Berlin, Germany, May 2009 "Video and Signal Based Surveillance for Airport Applications" 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance, Genoa, Italy, pp.170-175, Sep 2009 "TRAVIS: An efficient Traffic Monitoring System" 10th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation, Athens, Greece, May 2008 "Automated Visual Traffic Monitoring and Surveillance through a Network of Distributed Units" ISPRS2008, Beijing, China, Jul 2008 "Intelligent Traffic Monitoring and Surveillance With Multiple Cameras" 6th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2008), London, UK, pp. 125-132, Jun 2008. "Traffic Monitoring Using Multiple Cameras, Homographies AND Multi-Hypothesis Tracking" Proc. 3DTV International Conference: True Vision-Capture, Transmission and Display of 3D Video (3DTV-CON 07), Kos Island, Greece, May 2007. "3D Technologies and Applications in Sign Language", Recent Advances in 3D Imaging, Modeling, and Reconstruction, edited by A. Voulodimos, A. Doulamis, IGI Global, 2020. "Path of Trust: A prosocial co-op game for building up trustworthiness and teamwork", InΒ Games and Learning Alliance: Fourth International Conference, GALA 2015, Rome, Italy, December 9-11, 2015, Revised Selected Papers. Springer. To appear


Researchers


Dr. Apostolos Axenopoulos

Apostolos Axenopoulos works as an Associate Researcher at the Information Technologies Institute (CERTH/ITI), since November 2003. He has participated in more than 10 projects, funded by the EC and the Greek Ministry of Research and Technology. His main research interests include 3D object indexing, content-based search and retrieval, multimedia applications and bioinformatics. He has published more than 30 papers in refereed journals, book chapters and international conferences, and he is a reviewer for several journals and conferences. He is also a Member IEEE.   Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257801 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 2.5 Email: axenop(at)iti(dot)gr Publications: "DeepSurf: A Surface-based Deep Learning Approach for the Prediction of Ligand Binding Sites on Proteins", Bioinformatics Journal, 2021. "SHREC2020 Track: Multi-domain Protein Shape Retrieval Challenge", ELSEVIER Computers & Graphics, 91, 189-198, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cag.2020.07.013 "A framework for large-scale analysis of video ‘in the Wild’ to assist digital forensic examination", IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine, Special Issue on Digital Forensics, 17(1), 23-33, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/MSEC.2018.2875851 "Similarity Search of Flexible 3D Molecules combining Local and Global Shape Descriptors", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Volume 13 Issue 5, Pages 954-970, Sep.-Oct 2016 "Content-based Tag Propagation and Tensor Factorization for Personalized Item Recommendation based on Social Tagging", ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems, Volume 3 Issue 4, Article No. 26, January 2014. "SP-Dock: Protein-Protein Docking using Shape and Physicochemical Complementarity", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Volume 10 Issue 1, Pages 135-150, January 2013 "Multimedia Search and Retrieval using Multimodal Annotation Propagation and Indexing Techniques", in Elsevier Journal Signal Processing: Image Communication, Special Issue on Visual Search and Augmented Reality, Vol. 28, Issue 4, April 2013, Pages 351–367, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.image.2012.04.001 "Search and Retrieval of Rich Media Objects Supporting Multiple Multimodal Queries", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 14, No. 3, Page(s): 734 - 746, June 2012 "Investigating the Effects of Multiple Factors towards more Accurate 3D Object Retrieval", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 14, No. 2, Page(s): 374 – 388, April 2012 "Introducing a Unified Framework for Content Object Description", International Journal of Multimedia Intelligence and Security, Special Issue on “Challenges in Scalable Context Aware Multimedia Computing”, Volume 2, Number 3–4/2011, DOI 10.1504/IJMIS.2011.044765, Pages: 351-375, January 2012 "A Shape Descriptor for Fast Complementarity Matching in Molecular Docking", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, DOI: 10.1109/TCBB.2011.72, 2011 "A 3D Shape Retrieval Framework Supporting Multimodal Queries", SPRINGER, International Journal of Computer Vision, DOI 10.1007/s11263-009-0277-2, Jul 2009 "Combining Topological and Geometrical Features for Global and Partial 3D Shape Retrieval", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Volume 10, Issue 5, Aug 2008. "3D Model Search and Retrieval Using the Spherical Trace Transform", Eurasip Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Vol.2007, article ID 23912, 14 pages, Jan 2007, doi:10.1155/2007/23912 "Three-Dimensional Shape-Structure Comparison Method for Protein Classification", IEEE/ACM transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 193-207, Jul 2006 "Data-driven Haptic Feedback Utilizing an Object Manipulation Data-set", in IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), June, 2021. "Deep Learning-assisted Pipeline for Virtual Screening of Ligand Compound Databases: Application on Inhibiting the Entry of SARS-CoV-2 into Human Cells", in 20th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering (IEEE BIBE), USA, October 26-28, 2020. "Enhancing Robot-Assisted WEEE Disassembly through Optimizing Automated Detection of Small Components", in European Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ECCVW), Glasgow, UK, August 23-28, 2020. "VisDrone-DET2020: The Vision Meets Drone Object Detection in Image Challenge Results", in European Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ECCVW), Glasgow, UK, August 23-28, 2020. "Efficient Fine-grained Object Detection for Robot-assisted WEEE Disassembly", in International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Freiburg, Germany, July 28-31, 2020. "Forensic Analysis of Heterogeneous Social Media Data", In Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (IC3K), pp 343-350, Vienna, Austria, September 17-19, 2019. "A Hybrid Human-Robot Collaborative Environment for Recycling Electrical and Electronic Equipment", In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Internet of People, Leicester, UK, August 19-23, 2019. "Efficient, Lightweight, Coordinate-Based Network for Image Super Resolution", In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/IEEE ITMC), Sophia Antipolis Innovation Park, France, June 17-19, 2019. "SHREC’19 Protein Shape Retrieval Contest", In Proceedings of the 12th Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval, Genova, Italy, May 5-6, 2019. "evolve2vec: Learning Network Representations Using Temporal Unfolding", In: Kompatsiaris I., Huet B., Mezaris V., Gurrin C., Cheng WH., Vrochidis S. (eds) MultiMedia Modeling. MMM 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11295. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05710-7_37 "SHREC 2018: Protein Shape Retrieval", 11th Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval, 16 April 2018, Delft, The Netherlands. "SHREC’17 track: Large-Scale 3D Shape Retrieval from ShapeNet Core55", Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval, 2017 "Semantic Filtering for Video Stabilization", 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Lecce, Italy, 29 Aug – 1 Sept, 2017 "Soft Biometrics in Low Resolution and Low Quality CCTV Videos", 7th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-16), Madrid, 23-25 November, 2016 "A user-centric approach for event-driven summarisation of surveillance videos", 6th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-15), London, 16th-17th July, 2015. "Introducing Target Profiling for Context-Aware Tracking", 6th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-15), London, 16th-17th July, 2015. "Real-time Skeleton-tracking-based Human Action Recognition Using Kinect Data", 20th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM 2014), Dublin, Ireland, 6-10 Jan 2014 "One Size Does Not Fit All – Multimodal Search on Mobile and Desktop Devices with the I-SEARCH Search Engine", ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR 2012), June 5-8, 2012, Hong Kong. "I-SEARCH – A Multimodal Search Engine based on Rich Unified Content Description (RUCoD)", World Wide Web 2012, EU projects track, 16-20 April 2012, Lyon, France, World Wide Web 2012, EU projects track, Lyon, France, 16-20 April 2012 "Optimizing Multimedia Retrieval using Multimodal Fusion and Relevance Feedback Techniques", 18th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM 2012), January 4-6, 2012, Klagenfurt, Austria. "3D Protein-Protein Docking using Shape Complementarity and Fast Alignment", IEEE int Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2011, Sep 11-14, Brussels "Multimodal Search and Retrieval using Manifold Learning and Query Formulation", ACM International Conference on 3D Web Technology, June 20-22, 2011, Paris, France "3D Model Retrieval using Accurate Pose Estimation and View-based Similarity", 1st ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR2011), April 17-20, Trento, Italy. "SHREC’11 Track: Generic Shape Retrieval", 4th Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval (3DOR 2011), April 10, 2011, Llandudno (UK). "Protein-Protein Docking using the Shape Impact Descriptor", 5th Conference of Hellenic Crystallographic Association (HECRA2010), Larissa, Greece, September 2010 "Towards the Creation of a Unified Framework for Multimodal Search and Retrieval" 2nd International ICST Conference on User Centric Media - UCMedia 2010, Palma de Mallorca, September 2010 "A Compact Multi-View Descriptor for 3D Object Retrieval" IEEE 7th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2009), Chania, Greece, Jun 2009 "SHREC 2009 – Generic Shape Retrieval Contest" 30th International conference on EUROGRAPHICS 2009, workshop on 3D object retrieval, Munich, Germany, Mar 2009 "SHREC 2009 – Shape Retrieval Contest of Partial 3D Models" 30th International conference on EUROGRAPHICS 2009, Workshop on 3D object retrieval, Munich, Germany, Mar 2009 "SHREC’09 Track: Structural Shape Retrieval on Watertight Models" 30th International conference on EUROGRAPHICS 2009, workshop on 3D object retrieval, Munich, Germany, Mar 2009 "3D Content-based Search based on 3D Krawtchouk moments" 3D Data Processing, Visualization & Transmission (3DPVT 2006), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, Jun 2006 "3D search and retrieval using Krawtchouk moments" SHREC2006, 3D Shape Retrieval Contest, Technical report, UU-CS-2006-030, ISSN: 0924-3275, Jun 2006 "3D Object Retrieval Using 3D Packet Wavelet Transform and Knowledge Interpretation" First International Workshop Towards Semantic Virtual Environments (SVE 2005),Villars, Switzerland, Mar 2005 "3D content-based search and retrieval using the 2D polar wavelet transform", in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Image Processing, Genoa, Italy Sep.11-14 2005, vol.2, pp. 1146-1149. "I-SEARCH: a Unified Framework for Multimodal Search and Retrieval", Future Internet Assembly 2012: From Technological Promises to Reality (FIA Book 2012), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7281, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30241-1, pp 130-141, 2012 "3D Object Retrieval: Challenges and Research Directions", IEEE Communications Society MMTC E-letter, Vol. 6, No. 11, November 2011.

Dr. Theodoros Semertzidis

Theodoros Semertzidis works at the Informatics and Telematics Institute of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, as a research associate, since April 2006. His research interests cover areas of distributed systems, embedded systems, Internet applications, databases as well as web2.0 applications and social networks.   Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257803 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 2.5 Email: theosem(at)iti(dot)gr Publications: "Volume-of-Interest Aware Deep Neural Networks for Rapid Chest CT-Based COVID-19 Patient Risk Assessment", International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(6), p. 2842, Special Issue Deep Learning: AI Steps Up in Battle against COVID-19, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18062842 "A framework for large-scale analysis of video ‘in the Wild’ to assist digital forensic examination", IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine, Special Issue on Digital Forensics, 17(1), 23-33, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/MSEC.2018.2875851 "A Crowd-powered System for Fashion Similarity Search", ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST),Β Vol: 7 Issue 4, May 2016 "Large-Scale Spectral Clustering Based On Pairwise Constraints", Information Processing & Management, Volume 51, Issue 5, September 2015, Pages 616-624, ISSN 0306-4573, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2015.05.007. "The Influence Of Image Descriptors’ Dimensions Value Cardinalities To Large-Scale Similarity Search", SPRINGER International Journal of Multimedia Information Retrieval, pp. 1-18, issn: 2192-6611, doi: 10.1007/s13735-014-0073-9, Nov. 2014 "Automatic creation of 3D environments from a single sketch using Content Centric Networks", Communications Magazine, IEEE , vol.49, no.3, pp.152-157, March 2011, doi: 10.1109/MCOM.2011.5723813 "Video Sensor Network for Real-Time Traffic Monitoring and Surveillance" IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Volume 4, Issue 2, p.103–112, doi:10.1049/iet-its.2008.0092, Jun 2010 "RobusterNet: Improving Copy-Move Forgery Detection with Volterra-based Convolutions", in International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Milan, Italy, January 10-15, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPR48806.2021.9412587 "A Novel Multi-Modal Framework For Migrants Integration Based On AI Tools And Digital Companion", In IEEE ICME Workshop on ICT and Multimedia Tools for Migrants Inclusion in Host societies (WIMMIH2020), London, England, July 7-11, 2020. "A Novel Multi-Modal Framework for Migrants Integration Based on AI Tools and Digital Companion", in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo Workshops (ICMEW), London, United Kingdom, July 6-10, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMEW46912.2020.9106023 "Forensic Analysis of Heterogeneous Social Media Data", In Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (IC3K), pp 343-350, Vienna, Austria, September 17-19, 2019. "Embedding Big Data in Graph Convolutional Networks", In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/IEEE ITMC), Sophia Antipolis Innovation Park, France, June 17-19, 2019. "evolve2vec: Learning Network Representations Using Temporal Unfolding", In: Kompatsiaris I., Huet B., Mezaris V., Gurrin C., Cheng WH., Vrochidis S. (eds) MultiMedia Modeling. MMM 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11295. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05710-7_37 "A Reliability Object Layer for Deep Hashing-based Visual indexing", 25th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM), Thessaloniki, Greece, January 8-11, 2019 "Incorporation of Semantic Segmentation Information in Deep Hashing Techniques for Image Retrieval", IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (23rd ICE/ITMC), Madeira Island, Portugal, 27-29 June, 2017. "DepthRank: Exploiting Temporality to Uncover Important Network Nodes", In: Ciampaglia G., Mashhadi A., Yasseri T. (eds) Social Informatics. SocInfo 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10540. Springer, Cham, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67256-4_12 "Soft Biometrics in Low Resolution and Low Quality CCTV Videos", 7th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-16), Madrid, 23-25 November, 2016 "A Data-Driven Approach for Social Event Detection", Working Notes Proceedings of the MediaEval 2013 Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, October 18-19, 2013 "Creation of virtual worlds from 3D models retrieved from content aware networks based on sketch and image queries", WIAMIS 2011, 13-15 April 2011, Delft, The Netherlands "Improved Depth Field Estimation for Autostereoscopic 3D-TV based on Graph-Cuts" EURO ITV 2010 8th Conference on Interactive TV and Video, Tampere,Finland, 9th-11th June 2010 "Improved 3D video synthesis combining graph cuts and chroma key technology", 3DTV-CON 2010, Tampere, Finland, Jun 2010 "Similarity Content Search in Content Centric Networks" Acm Multimedia 2010, Firenze, Italy, October 2010 "3D CONTENT GENERATION FOR AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAYS" 3DTV-CON 2009, Berlin, Germany, May 2009 "Video and Signal Based Surveillance for Airport Applications" 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance, Genoa, Italy, pp.170-175, Sep 2009 "TRAVIS: An efficient Traffic Monitoring System" 10th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation, Athens, Greece, May 2008 "Automated Visual Traffic Monitoring and Surveillance through a Network of Distributed Units" ISPRS2008, Beijing, China, Jul 2008 "Intelligent Traffic Monitoring and Surveillance With Multiple Cameras" 6th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2008), London, UK, pp. 125-132, Jun 2008. "Signal Processing For A Laser Based Air Data System In Commercial Aircrafts" European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO2008, Lausanne, Aug 2008 "Traffic Monitoring Using Multiple Cameras, Homographies AND Multi-Hypothesis Tracking" Proc. 3DTV International Conference: True Vision-Capture, Transmission and Display of 3D Video (3DTV-CON 07), Kos Island, Greece, May 2007. "Social Media Navigation: Detecting Trends, Events, and Influential Users", Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Second Edition DOI: 10.1081/E-ECST2-120054035, Feb 2017-02-24 "Multimedia Indexing, Search and Retrieval in Large Databases of Social Networks", Social Media Retrieval, Computer Communications and Networks series, Springer 2012, ISBN 978-1-4471-4554-7, November 30, 2012 "Social Networks Overview: Current Trends and Research Challenges", European Commission, Networked Media Unit, Information Society and Media, ISBN 978-92-79-18923-4 doi:10.2759/1559, Nov 2010 "Real-Time Signal Acquisition, High Speed Processing and Frequency Analysis in Modern Air Data Measurement Instruments", ISBN: 978-953-307-002-5, InTech, Croatia, pp. 459-480, Dec 2009

Dr. Nicholas Vretos

Dr. Nicholas Vretos obtaiend the degree of BSc in Computer Science from the University Pierre et Marie Currie (Paris VI) in 2002 and his Ph.D. from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2012. During elaboration of his thesis, he taught as assistant and worked as a research assistant in Artificial Intelligence and Information Analysis Laboratory. He has worked in 10 European projects as Technical Manager/ WP Leader/researcher. He has published more than 40 articles in scientific journals and conference proceedings and a book chapter. He is a member of the IEEE and has committed as a reviewer for several journals and conferences in the field of image and video processing. His main interests are in image and video processing, semantic analysis, neural networks and 3-D data processing.   Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (int. 133) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.4 Email: vretos(at)iti(dot)gr Publications: "Indirect Skill Assessment Using AI Technology", Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 8(4), pp. 723-737, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14738/assrj.84.10077 "Combining ICT Technologies to Serve Societal Challenges", Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems Journal, Special Issue on Multidisciplinary Sciences and Engineering 2020-21. "Non-Parametric Clustering Using Deep Neural Networks", IEEE Access, vol 8, pp. 153630-153640, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3017884 "An Improved Tobit Kalman Filter with Adaptive Censoring Limits", Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, Volume 39, pp 5588–5617, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00034-020-01422-w "Frequency–Based Slow Feature Analysis", Neurocomputing, 368, 34-50, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2019.08.067 "Graph-based Multimodal Fusion with Metric Learning for Multimodal Classification", Pattern Recognition, 95, 296-307, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2019.06.013 "Adaptive game-based learning in multi-agent educational settings", Journal of Computers in Education, 6(2), 215-239, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40692-018-0118-9 "Exploiting sensing devices availability in AR/VR deployments to foster engagement", Springer Virtual Reality (2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10055-018-0357-0 "Behavior Analysis through Multimodal Sensing for Care of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Patients", in IEEE MultiMedia, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 14-25, Jan.-Mar. 2018 "ICT Services for Life Improvement for the Elderly", Studies in health technology and informatics, 242, p.600 "Social media interaction and analytics for enhanced educational experiences", IEEE Multimedia Magazine, 23(1), 26-35. "RobusterNet: Improving Copy-Move Forgery Detection with Volterra-based Convolutions", in International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Milan, Italy, January 10-15, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPR48806.2021.9412587 "TeNDER – Co-creation of the intelligent support system with patients, carers and professionals", in Alzheimer Europe Conference, October 20-22, 2020. "Multi-view Adaptive Graph Convolutions for Graph Classification", in European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Glasgow, Scotland, August 23-28, 2020. "Embracing Novel ICT Technologies To Support The Journey From Camp To Job", In IEEE ICME Workshop on ICT and Multimedia Tools for Migrants Inclusion in Host societies (WIMMIH2020), London, England, July 7-11, 2020. "Nadine-Bot: An Open Domain Migrant Integration Administrative Agent", In IEEE ICME Workshop on ICT and Multimedia Tools for Migrants Inclusion in Host societies (WIMMIH2020), London, England, July 7-11, 2020. "A Battery Powered Vision Sensor for Forensic Evidence Gathering", In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras, Trento, Italy, September 9-11, 2019. "Embedding Big Data in Graph Convolutional Networks", In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/IEEE ITMC), Sophia Antipolis Innovation Park, France, June 17-19, 2019. "A Novel Framework for Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Monitoring and Assessment in Parkinson Disease Patients using Depth Information". In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Rhodes, Greece, June 05 - 07, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3316782.3322759 "Adaptive Tobit Kalman-based tracking", 14th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS 2018), Universidad De Las Palmas De Grand Canaria, Spain, 26-29 November 2018. "Affective State Recognition based on Eye Gaze Analysis using Two-Stream Convolutional Networks", IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing, MLSP 2018, Sept 17-20, Aalborg, Denmark "Two examples of online eHealth platforms for supporting people living with cognitive impairments and their caregivers", 11th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference (PETRA 2018), Corfu, Greece, June 26 - 29, 2018 "Adaptive learning based on affect sensing". International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education. London, UK, June 27-30, 2018 "Leveraging Skeleton Structure and Time Dependencies in the Scope of Action Recognition", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2018, Oct 7-10, Athens, Greece "Human fall detection from acceleration measurements using a Recurrent Neural Network", International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics Thessaloniki, Greece, 18-21 November 2017 "Non-linear Convolution Filters for CNN-based Learning", IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2017), Venice, Italy, October 22-29 2017 "Multimodal monitoring of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s patients using the ICT4LIFE platform", 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Lecce, Italy, 29 Aug – 1 Sept, 2017 "ICT4Life Open Source Libraries supporting Multimodal Analysis of different diseases", 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Lecce, Italy, 29 Aug – 1 Sept, 2017 "Person Tracking Association Using Multi-modal Systems", 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Lecce, Italy, 29 Aug – 1 Sept, 2017 "Affect State Recognition for Adaptive Human Robot Interaction in Learning Environments", 2017 12th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP), Bratislava, Slovakia, July 9 -10, 2017 "Modelling Learning Experiences in adaptive multi-agent learning environments", Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2017), Athens, Greece, September 2017. "Action Recognition From Videos using Sparse Trajectories",7th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-16), Madrid, 23-25 November, 2016 "Using Tobit Kalman filtering in order to improve the Motion recorded by Microsoft Kinect", International workshop on applied probability IWAP 2016, 20-23 June, 2016, Toronto, Canada "Using Kalman filter and tobit kalman filter in order to improve the Motion recorded by Kinect sensor II", 29th Hellenic national statistics conference, 4-7 May 2016, Imathia, Greece. "Enhancing Real Time 3D reconstruction with pre scanned meshes", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016, Sept 25-28, Phoenix, Arizona, USA "Future Media Internet Technologies for Digital Domes", 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2014), 22 - 27 June 2014, Creta Maris, Heraklion, Crete, Greece "Temporal And Color Consistent Disparity Estimation In Stereo Videos", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2014, Oct 27-30, Paris, France "Three-dimensional Monitoring of Weightlifting for Computer Assisted Training", 15th International Conference on Virtual Reality and Converging Technologies, Laval, France, 2013 "Data Augmentation Using GANs for 3D Applications", Recent Advances in 3D Imaging, Modeling, and Reconstruction, edited by A. Voulodimos, A. Doulamis, IGI Global, 2020. "Technologies facilitating smart pedagogy", Didactics of Smart Pedagogy-Smart Pedagogy for Technology Enhanced Learning, ISBN 978-3-030-01550-3 Linda Daniela, Springer, 2018.

Dr. Anastasios Dimou

Dr Anastasios Dimou is a Researcher in the Visual Computing Lab (VCL) at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). He received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineer from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece, the Professional Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) in Information and Communication Technology from the Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e), the Netherlands, and the PhD degree on image processing for surveillance applications from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain. Dr Dimou has significant work on multiple research domains covering computer vision, safety and security applications, remote sensing, video coding and bioinformatics. He has significant expertise in Deep Learning techniques in the fields above. The legal, ethical and privacy extensions of applications are of special interest to him. His work has led to the co-authoring of more than 40 publications in refereed international journals and conferences, including 8 journals, 32 conferences and 2 book chapters. He regularly acts as a reviewer for multiple conferences and journals in his domain. Dr Dimou’s responsibilities in VCL include project management, proposal preparation and R&D activities. He has been involved in 13 EU research projects undertaking significant roles. Among them, he has been Deputy Coordinator of FASTER (H2020 - Running), Quality Manager in GRACE (H2020 - Running), Technical Coordinator in ANITA (H2020 - Running), SURVANT (H2020-FTI), ADVISE (FP7), Scientific Advisor in ALADDIN (H2020 - Running), and Researcher in LASIE (FP7), ASSETS (CIP), 3D-VIVANT (FP7), GLOCAL (FP7), WEKNOWIT (FP7), VIDI-VIDEO (FP6), BOEMIE (FP6).   Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257803 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 2.5 Email: dimou(at)iti(dot)gr Publications: "Drone vs. Bird Detection: Deep Learning Algorithms and Results from a Grand Challenge", Sensors, 21(8), 2824, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s21082824 "Implicit and Explicit Regularization for Optical Flow Estimation", Sensors, 20(14), 3855, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s20143855 "Deep Learning on Multi Sensor Data for Counter UAV Applications – A Systematic Review", Sensors, Special Issue: Deep Learning for Multi-Sensor Fusion, 19(22), 4837, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/s19224837 "LDS-Inspired Residual Networks", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 29(8), 2363-2375, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TCSVT.2018.2869680 "Fast and Precise Hippocampus Segmentation Through Deep Convolutional Neural Network Ensembles and Transfer Learning". Neuroinform, 17(4), 563-582, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12021-019-09417-y "A framework for large-scale analysis of video ‘in the Wild’ to assist digital forensic examination", IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine, Special Issue on Digital Forensics, 17(1), 23-33, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/MSEC.2018.2875851 "Immersive 3D Holoscopic Video System", IEEE Multimedia Magazine, Special Issue on 3D Imaging Techniques and Multimedia Applications, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 28-37, Jan-Mar 2013 "MSIDX: Multi-Sort Indexing for Efficient Content-based Image Search and Retrieval", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol: 16, Issue: 6, Oct. 2013 "Single-handed Gesture UAV Control and Video Feed AR Visualization for First Responders", in International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), May 23-26, 2021. "Towards Unsupervised Knowledge Extraction", in AAAI Spring Symposium: Combining Machine Learning with Knowledge Engineering, March 22-24, 2021. "SURVANT: An Innovative Semantics-based Surveillance Video Archives Investigation Assistant", in International Conference on Pattern Recognition Workshops, Milan, Italy, January 10-15, 2021. "Flow R-CNN: Flow-enhanced Object Detection", in International Conference on Pattern Recognition Workshops, Milan, Italy, January 10-15, 2021. "Enabling Gesture-based Controls for First Responders and K9 Units", in 7th International Conference on Civil Protection and New Technologies - Safe Greece 2020, October 14-16, 2020. "DronePose: Photorealistic UAV-Assistant Dataset Synthesis for 3D Pose Estimation via a Smooth Silhouette Loss", in European Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ECCVW), Glasgow, UK, August 23-28, 2020. "Quantized Warping and Residual Temporal Integration for Video Super-Resolution on Fast Motions", in European Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ECCVW), Glasgow, UK, August 23-28, 2020. "Single-handed Gesture UAV Control for First Responders – A Usability and Performance User Study", in International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), 2020. "Deep Spatio-Temporal Modeling for Object-Level Gaze-Based Relevance Assessment", In Proceedings of the 27th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), A Coruna, Spain, September 2-6, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.23919/EUSIPCO.2019.8902990 "Does Deep Super-Resolution Enhance UAV Detection?", In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Taipei, Taiwan, September 18-21, 2019. "UAV Classification With Deep Learning Using Surveillance Radar Data", In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS), Springer, Cham, 2019. "Incorporating Textual Similarity in Video Captioning Schemes", In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/IEEE ITMC), Sophia Antipolis Innovation Park, France, June 17-19, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICE.2019.8792602 "Adaptive Tobit Kalman-based tracking", 14th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS 2018), Universidad De Las Palmas De Grand Canaria, Spain, 26-29 November 2018. "Abnormal Behavior Detection in Crowded Scenes Using Density Heatmaps and Optical Flow", 26th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2018), Rome, Italy, 3-7 Sept, 2018 "TooManyEyes: Super-recogniser directed identification of target individuals on CCTV", ICDP 2017: 8th IET International Conference of Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention, 13-15 December 2017, Madrid Spain "Semantic Filtering for Video Stabilization", 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS), Lecce, Italy, 29 Aug – 1 Sept, 2017 "Multi-target Detection In CCTV Footage For Tracking Applications Using Deep Learning Techniques", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2016, Sept 25-28, Phoenix, Arizona, USA "A user-centric approach for event-driven summarisation of surveillance videos", 6th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-15), London, 16th-17th July, 2015. "Introducing Target Profiling for Context-Aware Tracking", 6th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-15), London, 16th-17th July, 2015. "GIS-supported People Tracking Re-acquisition in a Multi-camera Environment", 11th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP-14), Special Session on Multimodal Security and Surveillance Analytics (MUSESUAN), Vienna, 28-30 August, 2014 "Online Identification of Primary Social Groups", 20th International Conference on Multimedia Modeling (MMM 2014), Dublin, Ireland, 6-10 Jan 2014 "Introducing Context Awareness in Multi-Target Tracking using Re-Identification Methodologies", 5th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-13), London, 16th-17th December, 2013. "FASTER: First Responder Advanced Technologies for Safe and Efficient Emergency Response", Technology Development for Security Practitioners, edited by B. Akhbar, D. Kavallieros, E. Sdongos, Security Informatics and Law Enforcement, Springer.


Postdoctoral Researchers


Dr. Alex Papadimitriou

Dr. Alex Papadimitriou is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Information Technologies Institute (CERTH/ITI) and an IT expert. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from University of Sussex (UK), an MSc in Distributed Systems (University of Brighton, Brighton, UK) and a PhD in Informatics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has worked as a developer and IT administrator and has a very good knowledge of a very wide IT toolbox including Java, (X)HTML, XML, PHP, C/C++/C#, Visual Studio, MS Project, UML, ASP.NET. For the past 5 years he has also been actively involved in European projects executed under the FP7 and Horizon 2020 frameworks in a variety of roles, such as project manager, developer and researcher. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257802 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 2.5 Email: alexp(at)iti(dot)gr

Dr. Argyrios Christodoulidis

Argyrios Christodoulidis is a postdoctoral researcher at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI/CERTH). He holds a BSc in Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics (University of Thessaly, Greece, 2009), an MSc in Medical Image Computing (UCL, UK, 2011), and a PhD in Computer Engineering (Polytechnique Montréal, Canada, 2017). He has also worked in the industry (Canada) as a researcher for 3 years. His research interests are at the intersection of medical image computing, computer vision, and artificial intelligence. Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: argyrios(dot)christodoulidis(at)iti(dot)gr

Dr. Dimitrios Konstantinidis

Dimitrios Konstantinidis received the Bachelor degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from AUTH in 2009. He then received an Advanced Master degree in Artificial Intelligence from KU Leuven in 2012 and a PhD from the Imperial College of London with the topic of monitoring urban changes from satellite images in 2017. He is working at ITI-CERTH as a research assistant since January 2013. His research interests lie in the fields of computer vision, image processing, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 151) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.11 Email: dikonsta(at)iti(dot)gr

Dr. Konstantinos Konstantoudakis

Konstantinos Konstantoudakis received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2004. In 2005 he was awarded the degree of MSc with distinction in Digital Signal Processing from King’s College London, and in 2018 he completed his PhD at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on the subject of “Accurate motion estimation and super-resolution techniques for digital images and video”. He has worked as a software engineer and researcher. Since 2018 he works at the Information Technologies Institute of CERTH. His research interests include motion estimation, super-resolution, and image compression and encoding. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464135 (ext. 135) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.6 Email: k.konstantoudakis(at)iti(dot)gr

Dr. Vassilios Solachidis

Vassilis Solachidis joined Information Technologies Institute in September 2013 as post-doctoral research fellow. He has worked as researcher in sixteen (16) European and national research projects in the Informatics Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Information Technologies Institute and the Applied Electronics department of Università degli Studi Roma TRE. He has also served as an adjunct lecturer at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the University of Western Macedonia and at the Technological Institutes of Thessaloniki, Kavala, Serres and Western Macedonia. His research interests focus in technologies of image and video analysis, and multimedia watermarking. He has eight (8) papers in international scientific peer review journals and thirty five (35) papers in international and national conferences. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 166) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.12 Email: vsol(at)iti(dot)gr


Key Personnel


Mr. Nick Zioulis

Interests: Software Design & Development, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext 149) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.5 Email: nzioulis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Lazaros Gymnopoulos

Lazaros Gymnopoulos was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1975. His main research interests include Information Systems Security, Network Security and Critical Infrastructures Security. Ηis involvement with those research areas has led to the co-authoring of 3 articles in refereed journals and 7 papers in international conferences with at least 61 citations. Since 2002 he has been involved in more than 20 R&D projects and studies – mainly in the areas of Information Systems Security and Critical Infrastructures Security – that have been funded by the EU/EC, the Greek government or the private sector. In 2009 he held the position of Quality and Compliance Officer of ADACOM S.A., which is the leading Certification Service provider in Southeast Europe. Since 2010 he is cooperating with CERTH-ITI as a Research Assistant. He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 124) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.2 Email: lazg(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Michalis Lazaridis

Michalis Lazaridis studied Informatics at the RWTH Aachen University and works since October 2006 as a research associate in the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH). His research interests cover big data processing architectures, distributed systems and multimedia search applications. In the past, he worked in the IT service management department of the consulting company ComConsult Kommunikationstechnik GmbH in Aachen for the banking and insurance sector, as well as in the R&D department of the informatics, automation & robotic applications company Inos Hellas S.A. in Athens for the automotive industry. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257803 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 2.5 Email: Michalis.Lazaridis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Dorothea Tsatsou

Dorothea Tsatsou is a research associate at the Information Technologies Institute at CERTH (CERTH-ITI) since 2007, where she has been involved, on research and management, in multiple European Research Projects. Her main research interests include knowledge retrieval and representation, semantic reasoning, semantic knowledge/ontology engineering, personalization and recommendation. Contact Information: Tel.:  +30 2310 464160 (ext. 116) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.13 Email: dorothea(at)iti(dot)gr


PhD Candidates


Mr. Konstantinos Stavridis

Konstantinos Stavridis received his Master’s degree in Information Systems at University of Macedonia (2013), and his Diploma degree from Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Technical University of Crete (2000). His master’s thesis focuses on adaptive peer assessment. He has professionally worked as an IT instructor in secondary and vocational education for fifteen years, having launched several innovative educational projects in IT and custom educational Robotics with his students. Since May of 2017, he is a PhD candidate researching the field entitled “Opinion mining with the use of dynamic knowledge discovery and representation”. His main research interests include opinion mining, natural language processing, computer vision, deep learning, transfer learning, zero-shot classification, fusing external knowledge in deep learning architectures. As of July 2018, he works as a research associate in the Informatics and Telematics Institute of the Centre for Research and Technology – Hellas. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257803 (ext. 803) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 2.5 Email: staurid(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Athanasios Makropoulos

Athanasios Makropoulos obtained his diploma from the Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, University of Patras in April of 2015. In November of 2018 he obtained his postgraduate diploma of specialization from the same department. He has worked as a research assistant at the Computer Engineering and Informatics Department of the University of Patras during the academic year of 2015-2016 as part of his postgraduate studies. From April of 2017 until January of 2020 he worked as a software engineer providing services at Cosmote Mobile Telecommunications S.A. in Athens. Furthermore, since June of 2019, he is a Ph.D candidate on the field of Artificial Intelligence at the Informatics and Telecommunications Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. As of February 2020, he works as a research associate at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology - Hellas (CERTH). His main research interests include artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, pattern recognition and deep learning. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.4 Email: amakropoulos(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Margieta Roukana

Margieta Roukana is a lawyer at the Court of Appeal. She studied law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, graduated in 2008 and was admitted in the Bar Association of Thessaloniki in 2010. In 2017 she received her MA in Art, Law and Economy with distinction from International Hellenic University. Currently, she is a PhD Candidate in Law at University of Athens. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 (ext.152) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.1 Email: m.roukana(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Alexandros Doumanoglou

Alexandros Doumanoglou obtained his university degree from the Electrical & Computer Engineering department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2009. His thesis was about the study and construction of a passive acoustic radar. He has work experience in digital signal processing in real time speech recognition applications. He is interested in 3D Graphics and particularly 3D render engines. He has professionally developed a CAD software. He has solid experience in solving difficult algorithmic problems as the ones that appear in International Computing Olympiads. He has been working in the Informatics and Telematics Institute since April 2012. His research interests include computer vision, pattern recognition, 3D reconstruction, image recognition, 3D Graphics and GPGPU computing. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 149) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.5 Email: aldoum(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Antonios Karakottas

Antonis Karakottas obtained his diploma from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2015. He has been working as a research assistant at ITI since July 2017. His main interests are in computer vision, image processing and Virtual Reality applications. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 149) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.5 Email: ankarako(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Athanasios Psaltis

Athanasios Psaltis received his Master’s degree from the Department of Information and Computing Sciences of Utrecht University (2013), and his Diploma degree from the Department of Computer Engineering & Telecommunication Networks at the University of Thessaly (2011). His master’s thesis focuses on developing algorithms for sensing emotion in video. Since January of 2021, he is a PhD candidate researching the field entitled “Federated, Multi-agent, deep reinforcement learning”. His main research interests include computer graphics, computer vision, deep learning, federated learning, human-computer interaction and cognitive systems. As of January 2015, he works as a research assistant in the Informatics and Telematics Institute of the Centre for Research and Technology – Hellas.   Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 142) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.3 Email: at.psaltis(at)iti(dot)gr


Research Associates


Mrs. Katerina Nikolaidou

Katerina Nikolaidou received her diploma degree from the department of Computer and Telecommunication Engineering of the University of Thessaly. She has worked at the private sector and since June 2018, she has been working at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) which belongs to the Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) as a research assistant. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257802 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 2.5 Email: anikola(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Athanasios Kalvourtzis

Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2017). Athanasios Kalvourtzis received his diploma from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in November 2017. Since May 2018, he has been working as a research assistant at Informatics and Telematics Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). He is mainly interested in web development, computer vision and graphics. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 126) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.11 Email: tkalv(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Vasileios Gkitsas

Gkitsas Vasileios obtained his university degree from the Electrical & Computer Engineering department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in April 2018. He completed his internship and since June 2018 he has been working as a research assistant in the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His research interests include computer vision, machine learning and image & video processing. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 463280 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.8 Email: gkitsasv(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Thomas-Theocharis Chatzis

Thomas-Theocharis Chatzis received his diploma degree from the department of Computer and Telecommunication Engineering of the University of Thessaly in November 2017. Since February 2019, he has been working as a research assistant at Informatics and Telematics Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His research interests include deep learning and computer vision. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.4 Email: hatzis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Andreas Stergioulas

Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineer (2018). Andreas Stergioulas obtained his diploma from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Democretus University of Thrace in 2018. Since February 2019, he has been working as a research assistant at the Informatics and Telematics Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology (CERTH). His research interests include machine learning, deep learning, and computer vision. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.4 Email: andrster(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Efthimia Kafali

Efthimia Kafali obtained the degree of BSc in Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia in 2016. In July 2019, she also obtained the MSc degree from the same department. Since February 2019 she has been working as a research assistant in the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). Her research interests include computer vision, machine learning and image processing. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.3 Email: ekaf(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Dimitrios Tsiakmakis

Dimitrios Tsiakmakis received the Bachelor degree from the Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia in April, 2018. He is working at ITI-CERTH as a research assistant since January 2020. His research interests lie in the fields of computer vision, image processing, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Mrs. Konstantina Mardani

Konstantina Mardani received her diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh) on November 2019. Her research interests include machine learning, computer vision and image processing. Since January 2020, she has been working as a research assistant in the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257 801 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A – Office 2.5 Email: mardani(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Georgios Katsikas

Georgios Katsikas graduated as an Electrical and Computer Engineer  from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th) in July 2017. He is mainly interested in Machine Learning and Data Science. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 (ext. 166) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.12 Email: g(dot)katsikas(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Betty Evangelinou

Betty Evangelinou (F) holds a diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has taken part in several national and European co-funded projects (H2020, FP7, Interreg, CEF, NSRF, GSRT) as a Project Manager and/or Technical Consultant, covering activities of EU Innovation Project & Financial Management, Business Development and R&D proposal writing and consulting services in the fields of ICT and Security, with expertise in Business Analysis and Quality Control of IT solutions. Her thesis in 3D reconstruction has also led her research in the fields of 3D modeling and visualization, as well as gamification. She has worked as a Research Associate in the National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” and then she was employed as a PMO Manager in GRNET – National Infrastructures for Research and Technology. She is currently working as a Research Associate in CERTH. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.3 Email: b.evangelinou(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Maria Ntonti

Maria Ntonti obtained both her Diploma in Electrical & Computer Engineering and M.Sc. in Digital Signal and Image Processing from Democritus University of Thrace. Since December 2019 she has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). Her research interests include image segmentation, restoration and retrieval. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.3 Email: ntonti(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Prodromos Boutis

Boutis Prodromos graduated from the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.) in July 2018. Since February 2019, he has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (I.T.I.) of Centre for Technological Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His research interests are 3D computer vision, digital image processing, 3D model rendering, pattern recognition and machine learning. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.16 Email: prod(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Ilias Papastratis

Ilias Papastratis obtained his diploma from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras in August 2018. Since October 2018, he works as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI), member of the Centre of Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His research interests are in the areas of machine learning, image processing and robotics.

Mr. Panagiotis Mouzenidis

Mouzenidis Panagiotis received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in April 2019. Since February 2020, he has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (I.T.I.) of CERTH. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.4 Email: mouzenidis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Georgios Malogiannis

Malogiannis Georgios obtained his Diploma in Mathematics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2016 and his M.Sc. in Computer Vision, Robotics and Machine Learning from University of Surrey in 2019. Since February 2020 he has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His research interests include computer vision, robotics and machine learning. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.3 Email: giorgosmalo(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Dimitrios Papadopoulos

Dimitrios Papadopoulos received the Bachelor degree from the Department of Mathematics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in July, 2014. In June of 2017, he obtained his Master in Complex Systems and Networks degree from the Department of Mathematics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His main research interests lie in the fields of network analysis, data mining and machine learning. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.4 Email: dpapadopoulos(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Dimitrios Sainidis

Dimitrios Sainidis received a bachelor’s degree in Applied Informatics from the University of Macedonia (UoM) in January 2020. He started working as a research associate at the Information Technologies Institute of CERTH in February 2020. He is primarily interested in data science and machine learning. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 135 (ext. 135) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.6 Email: dsainidis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Stefanos Demertzis

Stefanos Demertzis works as a research assistant in the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH), since February 2020. He received his diploma engineering degree in Applied Mathematics from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and his MSc degree in Information and Communication Systems from University of the Aegean. He has more than 10 year of working experience at the private sector as Software Developer and Mathematician. His research interests include artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning architectures, and computer vision. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257 801 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A – Office 2.5 Email: demertzis.s(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Georgios Grigorios Valasidis

Georgios Grigorios Valasidis recieved his bachelor degree in Mathematics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th) in 2019. Since February 2020, he has been working as a research assistant in the Information Technologies Institute (I.T.I.) of the Centre of Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His current research interests include artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning and computer vision. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.3 Email: valasidis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Nikolaos Konstantinou

Nikolaos konstantinou obtained his diploma from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Democritus University of Thrace in 2018. Since February 2020, he has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (I.T.I) of CERTH. His research interests include machine learning, deep learning and data analysis. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.3 Email: nkonstantinou(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Athanasios Ntovas

Ntovas Athanasios received his diploma from the Computers and Communication Engineering Department of the University of Thessaly (UTH) in 2019. His research interests include artificial intelligence, computer vision, and digital signal processing. Since April 2020, he has been working as a research assistant in the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: - Email: atdovas(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Antonis Louros

Antonis Louros received his bachelor’s degree in Applied Informatics from the University of Macedonia (UoM) in April 2006. He holds an MSc in Networks-Communications-System Architecture received in June 2008 and a second MSc in Informatics and Management received in March 2017, both of them from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). He started working as a research associate at the Information Technologies Institute of CERTH in April 2020. He is primarily interested in data science and machine learning. In the past, he used to work as DevOps, as well as, a Network Administrator. Contact Information: Tel.: Location: Email: alouros(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Zisis Batzos

Zisis Batzos received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering with dinstiction from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.) in 2019. Since July 2020 he has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His research interests include machine learning, deep learning and computer vision. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464135 (ext. 135) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.6 Email: zisisbatzos(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Aris Christoforidis

Aristeidis Christoforidis received his B.Sc. degree in Applied Informatics from the University of Macedonia(UoM) in June 2019. He is currently studying for his M.Sc. degree in Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics in the same university. His master's thesis is on neural architecture search(NAS) for time series. His research interests include artificial intelligence, machine learning and parallel processing. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 (ext. 166) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.12 Email: christoforidis(dot)aris(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. George Kalitsios

George Kalitsios received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in July 2020. Since October 2020 he has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His current research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning , Deep Learning and Computer Vision. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257803 (ext. 803) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 2.5 Email: gkalitsios(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Aggelos Avramidis

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science (Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki). Graduated June 2020. Research Interests : Machine Learning , Deep Learning , Computer Vision. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 (ext. 166) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: aavramidis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Lazaros Liatsas

Lazaros Liatsas received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.) on April 2020. He has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) since December 2020. His main research interests are in the fields of machine learning and data science. Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: laz.liatsas(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Anastasios Tzepkenlis

Anastasios Tzepkenlis obtained his diploma as an Electrical and Computer Engineer from the Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki in April 2019. Since January 2021, he works as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI), member of the Centre of Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His research interests are in the areas of web development, machine learning and image processing. Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: atzepkenlis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Paschalis Melissas

Paschalis Melissas studied in Aristotle Univercity of Thessaloniki and currently works as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (I.T.I.) of Centre for Technological Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). As for his academic education, he has a BSc in Informatics (Computer Science Department) and an MSc in Audio and Visual Engineering (Electrical and Computer Engineering). His main research interests are summarized in Digital Signal Processing, Computer Vision, Music Information Retrieval while expanding in Bioinformatics and Renewable Energy Sources. Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: melissap(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Argyrios Papoudakis

Argyrios Papoudakis received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in December 2020. He has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) since May 2021. His main research interests are in the fields of machine learning, deep learning and computer vision. Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: papoudaa(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Panagiotis Zaparas

Panagiotis Zaparas graduated from the department of Computer and Telecommunication of the University of Thessaly in 2020. His research interests include Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Computer Vision. Since May 2021 he works at Information Technologies Institute (I.T.I) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CE.R.T.H.) as a research assistant. Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: pan(dot)zap(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Konstantinos Stoforou

Konstantinos Stoforou received his B.Sc. Diploma in Information and Communication Systems Engineering from the University of the Aegean in July 2018 and his MSc in Management and Information Systems from the Department of Computer Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in March 2021. Since June 2021, he works as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His main research interests are Machine Learning and Information systems. Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: kwstof(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Nikolaos Christoforidis

Nikolaos Christoforidis received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in August 2020. He has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) since June 2021. His interests include Deep Learning and Computer Vision. Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: nchristoforidis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Thaleia Serafeim

Thaleia Serafeim received her bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from International Hellenic University in August 2020. In the past she has worked in the private sector as an engineer in automation projects. Since May 2021, she works as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). Her research interests include machine learning, image processing and robotics. Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: thal(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Eleana Almaloglou

Eleana Almaloglou received her B.Sc. degree in Physics (2018) and her M.Sc. in Digital Media and Computational Intelligence (2020) from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.). Her master’s thesis focused on the detection of pathological voices using spectrograms and deep neural networks. She has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) since June 2021. Her research interests include Deep Learning, Computational Intelligence and Pattern Recognition. Contact Information: Tel.: - Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B. Email: e.alma(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Georgios Almpanis

I obtained my diploma from the Electrical and Computer Engineering department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2015. From January 2017 to February 2018,I worked in Noriker Power LTD in United Kingdom as project engineer, participating in the construction of multiple battery storage sites and more specifically in the developing of real time control system. Previously, I worked as an intern in Tencool LTD for 3 months and during my studies as a telephone assistant in OTE. I have been working as a research assistant in ITI since March 2018. Contact Information: Tel.:+30 2310 464160 (ext.119) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.16 Email: galbanis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Michael Angelou

I received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Democritus University of Thrace in November 2015. My diploma paper was on Mutual Information and it was titled: "Mutual Information: Estimation methods and Applications on the analysis of stochastic signals Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 166) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.12 Email: mich_angelou(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Christos Avgerinos

Christos Avgerinos received his bachelor degree from the Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia in February 2013. In September 2015 he received his Master's Degree in Digital Media from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Since January 2017 he works as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technological Development (CERTH). His research interests are in the areas of computer vision, computational intelligence, image analysis and deep learning. Contact Information: Fax: +30 2310 464164 (ext. 148) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.4 Email: avgerinos(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Christos Chatzikonstantinou

Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2016). Christos Chatzikonstantinou received his diploma from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in July 2016. Since February 2018, he has been working as a research assistant at Informatics and Telematics Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). His research interests include machine learning and signal processing. Contact Information: Tel.: Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 2.5 Email: chatziko(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Kiriaki Christaki

Kyriaki Christaki received her Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.) in April 2013. She has worked for 2 years in the private sector as a software engineer. Since December 2017, she works as a research assistant at the Informatics and Telematics Institute  (ITI) of the Centre of Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). Her current research interests include Software Design,  3D Graphics and Virtual Reality applications. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 149) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.5 Email: kchristaki(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Manos Christakis

Manos Christakis graduated as an Electrical and Computer Engineer  from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th) in July 2016. He is mainly interested in Digital Signal and Image Processing and Telecommunications. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 149) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.5 Email: manchr(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Petros Drakoulis

Received his BSc in IT Engineering from Alexander TEI and his MSc in Digital Media and Computational Intelligence from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 149) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.5 Email: petros.drakoulis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Athina Grammatikopoulou

Athina graduated from the Informatics Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2010 and completed the Master’s Program in Computer Science at the same department in 2012. Her research interests include human-computer interaction (HCI), user experience design (UX), computer games design and sensorimotor learning. She works as a research assistant in the Informatics and Telematics Institute of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas since July 2016. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 126) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.11 Email: agramm(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Konstantinos Karageorgos

Konstantinos Karageorgos received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.) on December 2015. His research interests include machine learning, computer vision and biomedical signal processing. Since September 2016 he works as a research assistant in the Information Technologies Institute (I.T.I) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CE.R.T.H.). Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 148) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.4 Email: konstantinkarage(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Lazaros Lazaridis

Lazaros Lazaridis obtained his diploma from the department of Computer and Telecommunication Engineering of the University of Thessaly. His research interests include High Performance Computing across multicore systems, GPGPU computing and machine learning. Since September 2017, he works as a research assistant in the (ITI) Information Technologies Institute of the (CERTH) Centre for Research and Technological Development. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 148) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.4 Email: lazlazari(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Athanasios Lelis

Lelis Athanasios received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in March 2017. Since June 2017, he has been working as a research assistant at the Information Technologies Institute (I.T.I.) of CERTH. His main research interests are Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext 116) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.13 Email: athalelis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Paschalina Medentzidou

Paschalina Medentzidou holds her BSc degree in Applied Informatics from the University of Macedonia of Thessaloniki (2011) and her MSc in Computer Science with specialization in Digital Media from the Department of Computer Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2014). She has experience working for Greek and EU projects mainly in the security area. She has worked on forensic image and video data analysis using deep neural networks and implemented applications for object detection and motion based multiple object tracking. Her research interests are in the areas of computer vision, computational intelligence, image analysis and deep learning. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464 160 (ext 119) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.16 Email: medentzidoup(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Panagiotis Stalidis

Panagiotis Stalidis has worked on the private sector since 2008 as a systems administrator and a software and web applications developer. He received his MSc degree in Intelligent Internet Application in 2015. Since 2016, he has been working as a research assistant with CERTH. His research interests include natural language processing, image processing and deep spatio-temporal prediction systems. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257801 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 2.5 Email: stalidis(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Kiriakos Stefanidis

Kiriakos Stefanidis received his degree in computer science from the Department of Informatics of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece, in 2011. His interests include: software design & development, machine learning, computational intelligence, and information retrieval. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext.151) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.11 Email: kystefan(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Vladimiros Sterzentsenko

Vladimiros Sterzentsenko received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.) on November 2017. His research interests include machine learning, pattern recognition , computer vision and image processing. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 149) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.5 Email: vladster(at)iti(dot)gr

Mr. Thomas Theodoridis

Bachelor in Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2009) Master in Web Science, School of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2012) Research Interests: Complex network analysis, investigating correlations and causal relations among time series, information extraction from the web, machine learning. Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 166) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.12 Email: tomastheod(at)iti(dot)gr

Mrs. Kassiani Zafirouli

Kassiani Zafirouli received her diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th) on July 2017. Her research interests include artificial intelligent, machine learning, computer vision and digital signal processing. Since January 2018 she works at Information Technologies Institute (I.T.I) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CE.R.T.H.) as a research assistant. Contact Information: Tel.:  +30 2310 464160 (ext. 148) Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology - Hellas, 1st km Thermi - Panorama, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building B - Office 0.4 Email: cassie.zaf(at)iti(dot)gr


Administration Assistant


Mrs. Olga Tsakalidou

Olga Tsakalidou is working at the Informatics and Telematics Institute of the Centre for Research and Technology, Hellas since 2000. She has worked at the Department of Education and Training of the Prefecture of Thessaloniki (1993), in the Marketing Department of a cosmetic and parafarmaceutical products company (1994-1995), in the Customer Service department of a Courier and Logistics company (1996-1999). Contact Information: Tel.: +30 2311 257703 Location: Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research & Technology – Hellas, 6th km Harilaou – Thermi, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece. Building A - Office 1.1Γ Email: olga(at)iti(dot)gr


Past VCL Associates


Mrs. Irene Keremidou

Mr. Gerasimos Palaiopanos

Mr. Periklis Papaioannou

Mr. Ioannis Maniadis-Metaxas

Mr. Nikolaos Adaloglou
(now at INSA Rouen)

Mr. Vasilis Magoulianitis

Mr. Iordanis Tentsoglidis
(now at IHU)

Mr. Vikentios Tsartsis
(now at University of Southampton)

Mrs. Anastasia Sotiria Toufa

Mr. John Nikolaides

Mr. Ioannis Athanasiadis

Mr. Panagiotis Smyrlis

Mr. Konstantinos Alexiou

Dr. Paschalis Bizopoulos

Mr. Konstantinos Chatzis

Dr. D. Alexiadis
(now at HEDNO SA)

Dr. Nikolaos Bastas
(now at MKLab)

Dr. Vangelis P. Oikonomou
(now at MKLab)

Dr. Georgios T. Papadopoulos
(now at FORTH)

Mr. Panagiotis Barmpoutis
(now at University College London)

Mr. Anargyros Chatzitofis

Mr. Spiros Thermos
(now at University of Edinburgh)

Mr. Gustavo Hernández Peñaloza
(now at UPM)

Mr. Dimitris Katsikas
(now at D-Cube)

Mr. Konstantinos Apostolakis
(now at FORTH)

Mr. Dimitrios Ataloglou

Mrs. Christina Chrysouli
(now at Medoid AI)

Mr. Anastasios Dimanidis

Mr. Panagiotis Dimou

Mr. Konstantinos Gkountakos
(now at MKLab)

Mrs. E. Kasimidou

Mrs. Evriklia Kesisoglou
(now at D-Cube)

Mr. Apostolos Konstantinou
(now at MKLab)

Mrs. Eftychia Lakka
(now at FORTH)

Mr. Kostas Loumponias
(now at AUTH)

Mr. Pavlos Melissinos
(now at Baresquare)

Dr. Stylianos Mylonas

Mr. Michalis Niarchos
(now at Niometrics)

Mr. Alexandros Papachristou
(now at Gleechi AB)

Mrs. F. Patrona
(now at AUTH)

Mr. Evangelos Raptis
(now at GML Interactive)

Mr. Stamatios Samaras

Mr. I. Sapounas
(now at D-Cube)

Mr. Leonidas Saroglou

Mr. Evangelos Stathopoulos
(now at MKLab)

Mr. Georgios Stavropoulos
(now at VARLab)

Mr. Stefanos Stavrotheodoros
(now at PRODYNA)

Mrs. Eleni Zisiou
(now at D-Cube)

Mr. Georgios Zoumpourlis
(now at Queen Mary University)

Mr. G. Litos
(now at Schoox)

Mrs. M. Politou

Mr. A. Antonaras

Dr. Filareti Tsalakanidou
(now at MKLab)

Mr. Emmanouil Michail

Mr. John Tsingalis
(now at AUTH)

Mr. Alexandros Kitsikidis
(now at BETA CAE Systems)

Mr. Charilaos Pavlidis
(now at comparis.ch AG)

Mr. Theocharis Mexis

Mr. Viktor Daropoulos
(now at Universitat Innsbruck)

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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Contact Information

Dr. Petros Daras, Research Director
6th km Charilaou – Thermi Rd, 57001, Thessaloniki, Greece
P.O.Box: 60361
Tel.: +30 2310 464160 (ext. 156)
Fax: +30 2310 464164
Email: daras(at)iti(dot)gr