Technical Activities

Editorial activities

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Environmental Multimedia Retrieval of the Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP) Journal, to appear.

Organization of International Conferences / Workshops / Special Sessions:

  • General Chair of the 10th European Summer School in Information Retrieval (ESSIR2015), Thessaloniki, Greece, September 2015.
  • General Chair of the 1st Int. Workshop on Multimedia Forensics and Security (MFSec2015) at Ares 2015, Toulouse, France, August 2015.
  • General Chair of the 2nd Int. Workshop on Environmental Multimedia Retrieval (EMR2015) at ACM ICMR 2015, Shanghai, China, June 2015.
  • General Chair of the 1st Int. Workshop on Environmental Multimedia Retrieval (EMR2014) at ACM ICMR 2014, Glasgow, UK, April 2014.
  • Co-chair of the Image Retrieval Session at the Information Retrieval Facility Symposium 2010 (IRFS 2010), Vienna, Austria, June 1-4, 2010

Reviewer for International Journals

  • Journal of Information Security and Applications
  • Journal of Multimedia Theory and Applications
  • InfoComputer Vision and Image Understanding Journal
  • Information Retrieval Journal
  • International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics
  • Computer Vision and Image Understanding Journal
  • Ecological Informatics Journal
  • EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing
  • Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Research
  • Journal of the International Measurement Confederation
  • IEEE Technology and Engineering Education (ITEE)
  • Signal, Image and Video Processing Journal
  • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia Journal
  • IEEE Multidisciplinary Engineering Education Magazine (MEEM)
  • Multimedia Tools and Applications Journal
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Journal
  • IET Image Processing Journal
  • Journal of Network and Computer Applications
  • Measurement Journal
  • The Scientific World Journal

Program Committee Member or Reviewer in International Conferences

  • Reviewer at the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing – ICIP 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • Program Committee Member of the IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing – UIC 2015, 2016.
  • Program Committee Member of the European Conference on Data Mining – ECDM 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
  • Program Committee Member of the International Conference on Big Data Analytics, Data Mining and Computational Intelligence – BigDaCI 2016.
  • Technical Program Committee Member of the The International Conference on Data Analytics – 2013, 2014, 2015.
  • Technical Program Committee Member of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval – ICMR 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • Program Committee member of the International Conference on Advances in Information Mining and Management – IMMM 2013, 2014, 2015.
  • Program Committee Member of the International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems – ICAS 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
  • Program Committee Member of the European Conference on Information Retrieval – ECIR 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • Program Committee Member of the International World Wide Web Conference – WWW 2016.
  • Program Committee Member of the International Symposium on Foundation of Open Source Intelligence and Security Informatics – FOSINT-SI 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
  • Technical Program Committee Member of the International Conference on Business Intelligence and Technology – BUSTECH 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • Technical Program Committee Member of the International Conference on Creative Content Technologies – CONTENT 2015, 2016.
  • Program Committee Member of the International Conference on Information, Process, and Knowledge Management – eKNOW 2014, 2015.
  • Technical Program Committee Member of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia – ACMMM 2014, 2015.
  • Program Committee Member of the International Workshop on Web Multimedia Verification – WeMuV 2015.
  • Program Committee Member of the ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Analysis for Ecological Data – MAED 2012, 2013, 2014.
  • Technical Program Committee Member of the International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo -ICCVE 2012, 2013, 2014.
  • Program Committee member of the Information Retrieval Facility Conference – IRFC 2013, 2014.
  • Program Committee member of the Posters and Demonstrations Track of the International Semantic Web Conference – ISWC 2014, 2015.
  • Program Committee member of the European Network Intelligence Conference – ENIC 2014.
  • Program Committee Member of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition Workshop: Computer Vision for Analysis of Underwater Imagery – CVAUI 2014.
  • Program Committee Member of the International Workshop on Video and Image Ground Truth in computer vision Applications – VIGTA 2013.
  • Program Committee Member of the Open research Areas in Information Retrieval – OAIR 2013.
  • Program Committee Member of the Information Communication Technology-EurAsia Conference 2013.
  • Program Committee Member of the International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning – IMCL 2012.
  • Technical Program Committee Member of the 9th International Workshop on Content-based Multimedia Indexing – CBMI 2011.
  • Program Committee Member of the International Workshop on Advances in Patent Information Retrieval – AsPIRe’10.
  • Program Committee Member of the Workshop on Serious Games in Cultural Heritage 2009.
  • Program Committee Member of the Web3D 2007 Symposium, 2007.

 

Talks

  • Lecture: “Interactive Content-based Multimedia Retrieval”, 3rd MUMIA Training School – Information Retrieval and Interactive Information Access, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, July21-25, 2014.
  • Lecture: “Interactive Multimedia Search Systems”, 1st MUMIA Training School 2012: Building Next Generation Search Systems, Olympiada, Chalkidiki- Greece, September 24 – 28, 2012.
  • Talk: “Analysis and Retrieval of Multimodal Environmental Information for Personalized Decision Support”, Chorus Session, CLEF 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2011.
  • Talk: “Patent Image Retrieval based on Concept Extraction and Classification”, Information Retrieval Facility Symposium 2011 (IRFS 2011), Vienna, Austria, June 7, 2011.
  • Invited Talk: “Towards Patent Image Retrieval”, International Patent Information Conference & Exposition, IPI-ConfEx 2009, Venice, Italy, March 1-4, 2009.
  • Invited Talk: “Patent Image Retrieval”, Information Retrieval Facility Symposium 2008 (IRFS 2008), Vienna, Austria, November 5-7, 2008.