Kompatsiaris Yiannis (Ioannis)

Dr. Ioannis (Yiannis) Kompatsiaris is a Researcher Director at CERTH-ITI, the Head of Multimedia Knowledge and Social Media Analytics Laboratory and Deputy Director of the Institute.

His research interests include multimedia, big data and social media analytics, semantics, human computer interfaces (AR and BCI), eHealth, security and culture applications. He is the co-author of 129 papers in refereed journals, 46 book chapters, 8 patents and more than 420 papers in international conferences. Since 2001, Dr. Kompatsiaris has participated in 59 National and European research programs including direct collaboration with industry, in 15 of which he has been the Project Coordinator and in 41 the Principal Investigator.

He is co-editor of the books “Semantic Multimedia and Ontologies: Theory and Applications” and “TV Content Analysis: Techniques and Applications”, the guest editor of eight special issues, including “Social Media as Sensors” in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia and he has served as a program committee member and regular reviewer for a number of international journals and conferences. He has been the co-organizer of various conferences and workshops, such as the MMM 2019, ΙΕΕΕ IVMSP 2018, ACM CIVR 2009, WIAMIS 2007 and SSMS 2012 and he was a program co-chair for ACM MM 2016.

He is a Senior Member of IEEE and member of ACM.

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Key publications

A. Tsakalidis, S. Papadopoulos, A. Cristea, Y. Kompatsiaris. “Predicting Elections for Multiple Countries Using Twitter and Polls”, IEEE Intelligent Systems.

G. Meditskos, S. Dasiopoulou, I. Kompatsiaris, “MetaQ: A Knowledge-Driven Framework for Context-Aware Activity Recognition Combining SPARQL and OWL 2 Activity Patterns”, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 2015,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmcj.2015.01.007

V. Kaltsa, A. Briassouli, I. Kompatsiaris, L. Hadjileontiadis, M. G. Strintzis, “Swarm Intelligence for Detecting Interesting Events in Crowded Environments”, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, vol 24, issue 7, pp 2153-2166, July 2015. DOI: 10.1109/TIP.2015.2409559

I. Kompatsiaris, S. Diplaris, S. Papadopoulos. Invited Keynote at MSDM 2014: Multimodal Social Data Management Workshop (part of EDBT/ICDT 2014), “Social Data and Multimedia Analytics for News and Events Applications”, pp. 280-281

P. Sidiropoulos, V. Mezaris, I. Kompatsiaris, “Video tomographs and a base detector selection strategy for improving large-scale video concept detection”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 1251-1264, July 2014.

S. Papadopoulos, Y. Kompatsiaris, “Social Multimedia Crawling for Mining and Search”, IEEE Computer, Volume 47, Issue 5, May 2014, pp. 84-87

E. Spyromitros-Xioufis, S. Papadopoulos, Y. Kompatsiaris, G. Tsoumakas, I. Vlahavas, “A Comprehensive Study over VLAD and Product Quantization in Large-scale Image Retrieval”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia 16(6), pp. 1713-1728, October 2014.

A. Moumtzidou, V. Epitropou, S. Vrochidis, K. Karatzas, S. Voth, A. Bassoukos, J. Moßgraber, A. Karppinen, J. Kukkonen and I. Kompatsiaris, "A Model for Environmental Data Extraction from Multimedia and its Evaluation against various Chemical Weather Forecasting Datasets", Journal of Ecological Informatics, pp. 69-82, 2014, special issue, ISSN 1574-9541, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2013.08.003.

Y. S. Chatzizisis, V. G. Koutkias, K. Toutouzas, A. Giannopoulos, I. Chouvarda, M. Riga, A. P. Antoniadis, G. Cheimariotis, C. Doulaverakis, I. Tsampoulatidis, K. Bouki, I. Kompatsiaris, C. Stefanadis, N. Maglaveras, G. D. Giannoglou, "Clinical Validation of an Algorithm for Rapid and Accurate Automated Segmentation of Intracoronary Optical Coherence Tomography ", International Journal of Cardiology, Volume 172, Issue 3, 1 April 2014, Pages 568-580. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.01.071