Antonis Argyros

Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Crete

Researcher, Institute of Computer Science, FORTH



Antonis Argyros

Professor, Univ. of Crete
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.11

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2810 391704

  e-mail: argyros@ics.forth.gr

Konstantinos Bacharidis

Ph.D. Student
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.16

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392536

  e-mail: kbach@ics.forth.gr

Dennis Bautembach

Ph.D. Student
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.16

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392538

  e-mail: denniskb@ics.forth.gr

Lena Gaga

R&D Engineer
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 1.23

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2810 391694

  e-mail: gaga@ics.forth.gr

Giorgos Karvounas

Ph.D. Student
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.16

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392530

  e-mail: gkarv@ics.forth.gr

Nikolaos Kyriazis

Postdoctoral Researcher
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 0.10

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392554

  e-mail: kyriazis@ics.forth.gr
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Giorgos Lydakis

M.Sc. Student
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.16

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 391704

  e-mail: geomlyd@ics.forth.gr

Alexandros Makris

Postdoctoral Researcher
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 0.09

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392546

  e-mail: amakris@ics.forth.gr

Victoria Manousaki

Ph.D. Student
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.16

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392532

  e-mail: vmanous@ics.forth.gr

Damien Michel

R&D Engineer
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 1.23

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392548

  e-mail: michel@ics.forth.gr

Vassilis Nicodemou

Ph.D. Student
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.16

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392540

  e-mail: nikodim@ics.forth.gr

Iason Oikonomidis

Postdoctoral Researcher
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 0.08

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392542

  e-mail: oikonom@ics.forth.gr

Costas Panagiotakis

Associate Professor, EL.ME.PA. University
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 1.23

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 391704

  e-mail: cpanag@ics.forth.gr

Paschalis Panteleris

R&D Engineer
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 1.23

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392549

  e-mail: padeler@ics.forth.gr

Konstantinos Papoutsakis

Postdoctoral Researcher
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.16

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392535

  e-mail: papoutsa@ics.forth.gr

Ammar Qammaz

Ph.D. Student
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.16

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392539

  e-mail: ammarkov@ics.forth.gr

Konstantinos Roditakis

Ph.D. Student
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.16

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392531

  e-mail: croditak@ics.forth.gr

Aggeliki Tsoli

Postdoctoral Researcher
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 0.08

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392543

  e-mail: aggeliki@ics.forth.gr


Collaborators


Filippos Gouidis

Ph.D. Student (Co-supervision with Prof. D. Plexousakis)
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 2.16

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392534

  e-mail: gouidis@ics.forth.gr

Anastasios (Tassos) Roussos

Principal Researcher
CVRL/ICS/FORTH, AmI building, Room 0.10

N. Plastira 100, GR-70013, Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

  tel: +30 2811 392555

  e-mail: troussos@ics.forth.gr

Past graduate students (in chronological order)

  • Konstantinos Papoutsakis, Ph.D. thesis, “Unsupervised co-segmentation of actions in motion capture data and video”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, December 2019.
  • Emmanouil Oulof Porfyrakis, M.Sc. thesis, “3D Hand Τracking by Employing Probabilistic Principal Component Analysis to Model Action Priors”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, April 2019.
  • Giorgos Karvounas, M.Sc. thesis, “PerLNet: Learning to Localize Multiple Periodic Activities in Real-World Videos”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, February 2019.
  • Ammar Qammaz, M.Sc. thesis, “A Hybrid Method for 3D Pose Estimation of Personalized Human Body Models”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, October 2018.
  • Vassilis-Clitos Nicodemou, M.Sc. thesis, “Single Shot 3D Hand Pose Estimation Using Radial Basis Function Networks Trained on Synthetic Data”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, February 2018.
  • Konstantinos Roditakis, M.Sc. thesis, “Generative 3D Hand Tracking with Spatially Constrained Pose Sampling”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, November 2017.
  • Victoria Manousaki, M.Sc. thesis, “Evaluating design options of Bag-of Visual-Words based methods for action classification”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, October 2017.
  • Carlos Hernandez Matas, Ph.D. thesis, co-supervision with Dr. Xenophon Zabulis, "Retinal Image Registration through 3D Eye Modelling and Pose Estimation", Computer Science Department, University of Crete, July 2017.
  • Iason Oikonomidis, Ph.D. thesis with honors, “Markerless 3D tracking of the articulated motion of hands”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, January 2015. Recipient of the 2011-2012 “Maria-Michail Manassaki” Honorary Fellowship.
  • Konstantinos Paliouras, M.Sc. thesis, “Automatic definition of the objective function for model-based hand tracking”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, November 2014.
  • Nikolaos Kyriazis, Ph.D. thesis with honors, “A computational framework for observing and understanding the interaction of humans with objects of their environment”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete. 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”.
  • Mariana Koskinopoulou, MSc student, “Eye gaze tracking through Particle Swarm Optimization”, M.Sc. thesis, Brain and Mind Graduate Programme, June 2014.
  • Manolis Stratigis, M.Sc. thesis, “Topological space representations based on visual information extracted from panoramic cameras”, Brain and Mind Graduate Programme, March 2013.
  • Petros Douvantzis, M.Sc. thesis, “Dimensionality reduction for efficient hand tracking, pose estimation and classification”, M.Sc. thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, February 2013.
  • Stefanos Stefanou, M.Sc. thesis, “Efficient Object Detection based on Histograms of Oriented Gradients and Evolutionary Optimization Techniques”, Brain and Mind Graduate Programme, December 2011.
  • Dimitris Babasakis, M.Sc. thesis, “Image outliers detection with the use of Local Outlier Factor”, Brain and Mind Graduate Programme, September 2011.
  • Konstantinos Tzevanidis, M.Sc. thesis, “GPU-powered multi-camera 3D reconstruction based on optimized foreground detection”, M.Sc. Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, April 2011.
  • Konstantinos Papoutsakis, M.Sc. thesis, “Visual Object Tracking and Segmentation in a Closed Loop”, M.Sc. Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, October 2010.
  • Giorgos Floros, M.Sc. thesis, “Vision-based tracking of a 3D model of a human hand”, M.Sc. Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, July 2009.
  • Maria Karagiorgaki, M.Sc. thesis, “Using Self-similarity based Image Descriptors for Texture Segmentation and Object Recognition”, M.Sc. Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, March 2009.
  • Iason Oikonomidis, M.Sc. thesis, “Deformable 2D Shape Matching Based on Shape Contexts and Dynamic Programming”, M.Sc. Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, March 2009.
  • Giorgos Kastellakis, M.Sc. thesis, “Modeling Human Motion Using Restricted Boltzmann Machines”, Brain and Mind Graduate Programme, February 2009.
  • Nikolaos Kyriazis, M.Sc. thesis, “Επαγωγή Γραμματικής Ελεύθερης Συμφραζομένων από Παρατήρηση Δομημένων Χρονικών Διαδικασιών””, M.Sc. Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, December 2008.
  • Vassilis Papadourakis, M.Sc. thesis, “Multiple Objects Tracking in the Presence of Long-term Occlusions”, Brain and Mind Graduate Programme, December 2008.
  • Eleytherios Garyfallidis, M.Sc. thesis, “Shape Decomposition Algorithms”, Brain and Mind Graduate Programme, June 2006.
  • Thomas Sarmis, M.Sc. thesis, “Development of a Vision System for Event Detection and Process Monitoring in the Context of Industrial Automation Applications”, M.Sc. Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, March 2006.
  • Kalliroi Flouri, M.Sc. thesis, “Επαναληπτικός Γραφοθεωρητικός Αλγόριθμος για Τμηματοποßηση Εικόνων ως προς το Χρώμα με χρήση μη Παραμετρικών Στατιστικών Δοκιμασιών”, M.Sc. Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, February 2005, (co-supervision with Prof. Stelios C. Orphanoudakis).
  • George Kazazakis, M.Sc. Thesis, “Δυναμική Συνεργασία Πολλαπλών Πρακτόρων με Στόχο την Προσαρμοζόμενη Επιλογή Δράσεων“, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, February 2005, (co-supervision with Prof. Stelios C. Orphanoudakis).
  • Costas Hatzopoulos, M.Sc. Thesis, “Efficient Methods for Dense Stereo Correspondence”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, February 2004 (co-supervision with Prof. Panos Trahanias).
  • George Akoumianakis, M.Sc. Thesis, "Εξαγωγή Κριτηρίων Ασφαλούς Πλοήγησης Ρομπότ με Χρήση Πανοραμικής Κάμερας", Computer Science Department, University of Crete, September 2000 (co-supervision with Prof. Stelios C. Orphanoudakis).
  • Stavros Tzurbakis, M.Sc. Thesis, "Feature Correspondence based on Geometric Constraints in Images Containing Two Planes", Computer Science Department, University of Crete, November 1999. Awarded as the best M.Sc. Thesis of the year (co-supervision with Prof. Stelios C. Orphanoudakis).

Past undergraduate students

  • Savvas Apostolidis, Diploma Thesis, “Head Re-enactment for Sign Language synthesis”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, March 2021.
  • Giorgos Lydakis, Diploma Thesis, “Convolutional Neural Networks for Gesture Recognition”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, June 2019.
  • Giorgos Karvounas, Diploma Thesis, “Localizing Periodicity in Time Series and Videos”, Department of Applied Informatics and Multimedia, TEI of Crete, June 2016.
  • Vassilis Nicodemou, Diploma Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete.
  • Manolis Porfyrakis, Diploma Thesis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete.
  • Nikos Sourligkas, Diploma Thesis, “Approximating 2D Shapes with Ellipses”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, November 2014.
  • Victoria Manousaki, Diploma Thesis, “Gesture Recognition”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, October 2014.
  • Evangelos Loutsetis, Diploma Thesis, “Optimizing camera placement through Particle Swarm Optimization”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, June 2014.
  • Evangelia Lorentzatou, Diploma Thesis, “Symmetry detection as an evolutionary optimization problem”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, June 2014.
  • Sotiris Mavrokefalos, Diploma Thesis, “Robot localization based on the Particle Swarm Optimization”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, October 2013.
  • Paris Zahoudis, Diploma Thesis, “Human – Computer Interaction by tracking the 3D motion of the human head”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, October 2013.
  • Miron Simeoudakis, Diploma Thesis, “An experimental study of the influence of PSO parameters in the optimization process”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, June 2013.
  • Ioanna Lambraki, Diploma Thesis, “Comparative evaluation of RANSAC, Particle Swarm Optimization and PSO-SAC”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, September 2012.
  • Philippe Clemot, Diploma Thesis, “Recognition of Hand Postures Using Support Vector Machines”, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, June 2007.
  • Katia Hubschwerlin, Diploma Thesis, “Interaction by Computer Vision: touch-less screen”, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, June 2007.
  • Damien Michel, Diploma Thesis, “Simultaneous Localization and Mapping based on Panoramic Vision”, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, June 2006.
  • Nikos Papas, Diploma Thesis, “Εξαγωγή Αναπαραστάσεων 2Δ Σχημάτων και Αλγόριθμοι σύγκρισής τους”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, February 2005.
  • Benjamin Marie, Diploma Thesis, “A tool for assisting the training of color detection and tracking”, Engineer Training Course, EGIM Eng. Diploma, October 2004.
  • Mickael Marechal, Diploma Thesis, “Controlling a computer mouse through vision-based interpretation of hand gestures”, Engineer Training Course, EGIM Eng. Diploma, October 2004.
  • Pashalis Padeleris, Diploma Thesis, “3D reconstruction of perspective images based on a single view”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, June 2004.
  • Cedric Groyer, Diploma Thesis, “Bio-mimetic Centering Behavior”, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, September 2003.
  • Yann Emery, Diploma Thesis, “Object Tracking Using Gaussian Mixture Color Models”, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, September 2003.
  • Gregory Rogez, “Definition of Patterns and Detection of Corners for Robust Localization of Planar Features”, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, September 2002.
  • Julien Roumy, Diploma Thesis, “Building Maps of Indoor Environments for Robotic Applications by Exploiting Colour Panoramic Images”, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, September 2002.
  • Costas Hatzopoulos, Diploma Thesis, “Χρήση Πανοραμικής Όρασης για τη Χαρτογράφηση Εσωτερικών Χώρων”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, September 2001.
  • Kostas Bekris, Diploma Thesis, “Image Segmentation based on Clustering Techniques”, Computer Science Department, University of Crete, June 2001.
  • Olivier Bantiche, Diploma Thesis, “Vision based People Tracking for a Robotic Wheelchair”, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, September 2000.
  • Damien Muti, Diploma Thesis, “Vision based People Tracking for a Robotic Wheelchair”, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, September 2000.
  • Hrisani Xirouhaki, Diploma Thesis, "Focus of Attention Using Eigenspace Representations", Computer Science Department, University of Crete, October 1999.
  • Fabrice Richard, Diploma Thesis, “Image Retrieval by Content“, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, August 1999.
  • Eric Rouvreau, Diploma Thesis, “Multi-resolution Algorithms for Optical Flow Computation“, Engineer Training Course, ENSEA Eng. Diploma, June 1996.

All alumni

George Akoumianakis

Dimitris Babasakis

Cedric Groyer

Costas Hatzopoulos

Maria Karagiorgaki

George Kazazakis

Evangelia Lorentzatou

Benjamin Marie

Sotiris Mavrokefalos

Damien Muti

Emmanouil-Oulof Porfyrakis

Fabrice Richard

Julien Roumy

Miron Simeoudakis

Nikos Sourligkas

Manolis Stratigis

Stavros Tzurbakis

Hrisani Xirouhaki

Paris Zahoudis