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Lecture [21.12.2012]

Dr. Sokratis Makrogiannis will give a lecture in "Medical Image Analysis: Theory and Applications to Clinical Research". Read More

Accepted Publication [11.11.2012]

Mrs Konstantina Barkoula published her work on "On-line signature verification " at International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR) September 2012. Read More

Lectures from first meeeting are now available[16.6.2012]

If you lost our first meeting you can find some very interesting lectures Here



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Biometrics Research Network Goal

The study of Biometric features is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary field, incorporating theory and algorithms from the field of Digital Signal and Image Processing along with standard Pattern Recognition methods, in order to accurately identify a person. Various applications use biometric features as the primal or secondary evidence to confirm someone's identity. Biometrics are mainly used in Security and Surveillance applications. Recently however, Biometrics are expanding in a wide range of applications other than security. Medical diagnosis and surgery prediction are some examples. Biometrics Network focuses in the development of new algorithms and methods as the product of collaboration among different but complementary departments. The launch of Biometrics Network will bring together scientists from different disciplines, while it is expected to motivate individual groups to develop the spirit of cooperation. In summary, Biometrics Network Contribution is expected to be:


1. Cultivate a spirit of Corporation among individual teams

2. State of the art algorithm development

3. Treat the problem of Biometry as separate scientific problems

4. Utilize the experience from different but complementary sciences

5. Study the effectiveness of several biometric features

6. Study the impact of Biometrics in everyday life









Members

Physics Department

Physics Computer Vision Logo Electronics Laboratory (ELLAB) initiated in 1968 at the Department of Physics at University of Patras. Since then ELLAB is an active laboratory in research and education. Part of ELLAB main research interests are Computer Vision, Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Information Fusion in Satellite data. Among ELLAB' s research teams the SIMG (Signal Image and Multimedia Group) and IRIDA (Interpretation of Remote Information Development & Application) consisted from 40 researchers, including faculty, PhD's, Graduate students. More precisely main research interests are described above analytically: 1. Digital Image and Video processing, including clustering, segmentation, multispectral color and texture analysis , video analytics, scene recognition and video summarization Furthermore, Pattern Analysis and Recognition (e.g. Feature extraction and selection), Neural Networks, Pattern Classification, Data Organization and Biomedical applications. 2. Databases, Digital libraries as 2D/3D features, content based image and video retrieval, database organizations and visualization, content semantic description, advanced feature descriptors and video and image similarity measures. 3. Computational Intelligent methodologies for multidimensional Signal and Image Processing, Computer Vision Signal and Video understanding. Development of interactive environment allowing a human-computer interaction for information extraction and management from large scale image and video databases. 4. Biometric human identification from signatures, face, eye movements and gait. Visit Electronics Laboratory Page

Computers Engineering and Informatics Department

The Signal Processing & Communications (SPC) Lab is a Laboratory of the Computer Engineering & Informatics Department (CEID), University of Patras. The SPC Lab presents a profound research activity in a variety of fields, such as: Development and Theoretical Study of Adaptive Signal Processing Algorithms, Signal Processing for Communications, Sensor Networks, System Identification, Direction of Arrivals Estimation and Tracking, Implementation Issues of Signal Processing Algorithms, Medical Signal & Image Processing etc. The members of the SPC Lab have a constant presence in the international scientific community, through publications in prestigious scientific and technical journals, presentations of technical papers in international conferences and workshops, participation in Hellenic, European and other international technical boards, and participation in scientific and organizing committees of several scientific events. During the ten years of its existence the SPC Lab has undertaken (or participated in) several R & D as well as training and mobility projects, in the frame of Hellenic, EC, and bilateral programmes. Visit Laboratory Page Here...

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Wire Communications Laboratory is currently active in the following research and development areas: - Telemedicine, Teleworking and Teleteaching applications.
- Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) transmission.
- Teletraffic Models and Engineering
- Network management
- Digital processing of speech with applications in automated Speech Recognition, Speech Synthesis, Speaker Recognition, Dialogue Systems
- Linguistic Processing of Modern Greek texts by computer
- Computer Lexicography
- Coding of acoustic signals
- Enhancement of noisy speech and audio signals
- Pattern recognition applications (cancer diagnosis, etc.)


WCL has seven research groups working in the fields of Information Processing and Telecommunications, and suitable equipment, so as to be in a position to deal with complex problems. Therefore, it participates in large national and international research projects. In general, the objectives of the Wire Communications Laboratory are the forwarding of technical knowledge and the development of advanced systems and services capable of being exploited competitively by the industry and by telecom service providers. Visit Wire Communication Laboratory Page