Antonis Argyros

Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Crete

Researcher, Institute of Computer Science, FORTH

Awards and distinctions

  • My Ph.D. student Kostas Papoutsakis, was the recipient of an award from the “friends of FORTH” for the quality of his Ph.D. thesis.
  • My Ph.D. student Kostas Papoutsakis, was the recipient of the 2017-2018 “Maria-Michail Manassaki” Honorary Fellowship.
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Robotics Science and Systems (RSS 2017).
  • Outstanding Reviewer, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2016).
  • Outstanding Reviewer, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2015).
  • My Ph.D. student Iason Oikonomidis, was the recipient of the 2011-2012 “Maria-Michail Manassaki” Honorary Fellowship.
  • My Ph.D. student Nikolaos Kyriazis, was the recipient of the “Young Researcher 2012-2013 award” from the University of Crete for “his important contribution in research and the advancement of his scientific field”.
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  • 1st place award at the CHALEARN Gesture Recognition Demonstration Competition for the work "Giving a Hand to Kinect", N. Kyriazis, I. Oikonomidis, A.A. Argyros. In conjunction with ICPR 2012, November 10-11 2012, Tsukuba, Japan. Sponsored by Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA,,
  • Best Paper Award for the paper “Vision-based Interpretation of Hand Gestures for Remote Control of a Computer Mouse”, in Proc. of the HCI’06 workshop (in conjunction with ECCV’06), LNCS 3979, Springer Verlag, pp.40-51, Graz, Austria, May 13th, 2006.
  • Interns Grant Award, DAGS Institute for Advanced Graduate Studies, DAGS/PC ’92, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA, June 1992.


Computer Science Department
University of Crete
Vassilika Vouton
  Tel.: +30 2810 393502

Institute of Computer Science
Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)
N. Plastira 100 str.
Vassilika Vouton, GR70013
  Tel.: +30 2810 391704