Ioannis Patras

Ioannis Patras received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the University of Crete, Greece, and thePh.D. degree from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. He is a Reader (Associate Professor) in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science in Queen Mary University of London. His research interests are in the areas of Computer Vision and Machine Learning and their applications in Multimedia Analysis and Human Behaviour Understanding. This involves the analysis and recognition of facial and body gestures and of neuro-physiological signals for interpretation of human actions and affective states. He has more than 150 publications in leading journals and conferences. He is an associate editor of the journals of Pattern Recognition, Image and Vision Computing, and Computer Vision and Image Understanding, as well in the program committee of all major Computer Vision conferences. His work is supported by research councils and direct collaborations with the industry.

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