Ioannis Kompatsiaris is a Senior Researcher (Researcher B’) at the Informatics and Telematics Institute, Thessaloniki, Greece. His research interests include semantic multimedia analysis, indexing and retrieval, Web 2.0 content analysis, knowledge structures, and reasoning and personalization for multimedia applications. He received his Ph.D. degree in 3D-model-based image sequence coding from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2001. He is the coauthor of 40 papers in refereed journals, 20 book chapters, 4 patents, and more than 150 papers in international conferences. He is coeditor of the book Semantic Multimedia and Ontologies: Theory and Applications and the guest editor of four special issues. He has served as a program committee member and regular reviewer for a number of international journals and conferences. He has been the coorganizer of various conferences and workshops, such as the ACM CIVR, WIAMIS, and SSMS. He was the coordinator of the WeKnowIt–Emerging, Collective Intelligence for personal, organisational, and social use European Integrated Project. Recently, Kompatsiaris has been appointed as Chair of the Technical Committee 14 of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR-TC14, Signal Analysis for Machine Intelligence). He is a Senior Member of IEEE and Member of ACM.
Biography Updated on 2 January 2012