Dr Ioannis (Yiannis) Patras

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Title: Reader (Assosiate Professor)
Tel: +44 20 7882 7523
Email: i.patras@qmul.ac.uk
Room: E211, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Research Group: Multimedia and Vision Research Group

Address: School of EECS, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End road, E1 4NS, London, UK

My research is in the area of Machine Learning and Computer Vision with applications in Multimedia Analysis and Multimodal Human Machine Interaction. This includes low level analysis as well as learning from large datasets or from user interaction. I am particularly interested in the problems of Motion Analysis (including tracking and motion estimation), (semantic) Object Segmentation and (Human) Action Recognition (including face and gesture analysis). A recent line of activity involves multimodal human sensing for Brain Computer Interfaces. I am an associate editor of the Image and Vision Computing Journal and of the journal of Multimedia, the general chair of the 10th Int'l Workshop of Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services and in the organisation committee of a number of conferences and workshops.


A number of PhD positions are open in the fields of Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Affective Computing. The emphasis is on the development and application of Machine Learning methods (in particular Deep Learning) on the analysis of visual (images/video), social, and neuro-physiological (e.g. EEG) signals for understanding and interpreting human actions, activity and affective states. A Masters degree in Computer Science or Electronic/Electrical Engineering is required. The positions offer the possibility for close collaboration with the industry and with top academic institutions in Europe.

Contact me with a copy of your CV and a transcript of your grades (for the PhD positions), at i.patras at qmul.ac.uk.

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Reviewer for the following journals

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence; IEEE Transactions on Image Processing; IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology; IEEE Transactions on Multimedia; IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B; EURASIP Signal Processing; EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing; EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing; Real-Time Imaging Journal; Signal Processing; Image and Vision Computing; Computer Vision and Image Understanding; Machine Vision and Applications Journal; Signal Processing Image Communication

Reviewer for the following international conferences

IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), IAPR International conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance (AVSS), ACM Multimedia