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Dr Ioannis Patras

Reader in Computer Vision and Human Sensing

Research Interests

My research experience lies mainly in the areas of Computer Vision, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, and their applications in Multimedia Analysis, Visual Communications and Multimodal Man Machine Interaction. My recent research focuses on Human Sensining and Facial And Body Gesture Analysis, Tracking and Recognition.

Keywords: Face and Gesture Recognition, Tracking, Facial (Expression) Analysis, Human Motion Recognition, Behaviour Analysis, Human Sensing, EEG Analysis, Multimedia Indexing.



Professional Highlights

Ioannis (Yiannis) Patras received the  the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, in 2001. He is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Vision in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science in the Queen Mary, University of London.

He is/has been in the organizing committee of IEEE SMC 2004, CBMI 2008,  Face and Gesture Recognition 2008,  British Machine Vision Conference 2009, Third ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras 2009, Int’l Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction Sep. 2009, IEEE Int’l Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, (Special Session on ’Brains and Muscles: Learning about Facial Expressions and Gestures using EMG and EEG Measurements’) 2008, PetaMedia Workshop on Implicit Human-Centered Tagging 2008, Int’l Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing 2008, ICMR2011, ACM Multimedia 2013 and was the general chair of WIAMIS 2009. He has been Area Chair in Face and Gesture Recognition 2008, International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces 2011, Advanced Signal and Video-based Surveillance 2013 and Face and Gesture Recognition 2013. He is associate editor in the Image and Vision Computing Journal.

Ioannis Patras is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College.

External PhD examiner:

Imperial College (2013, 2011), Dublin City University (2008), University of Bordeaux I (2007, 2010), University of Exeter (2012), Kings College (2010), The University of York (2013).

Invited talks: University of Exeter (2013), MediaSense Summer School (2012), University College London (2011), University of Bordeaux I (2011), National University of Defence and Technology (2010),  Max Plank Institute (2010), Noldus Information Technology (2009), BMVA Meeting on Intelligent spaces (2008), Kings College (2007), University of Twente (2007), University of Groningen (2006), The University of York (2005), TU Eindhoven, Dutch Association of Pattern Recognition and Image Processing.

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