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Nikos Fakotakis

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Director of the Communication and Information Technology Division, director of the Wire Communications Laboratory (WCL), and Head of the Artificial Intelligence Group
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Artificial Intelligence Group
Wire Communications Laboratory
Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept.
University of Patras

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Wire Communications Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Patras
GR - 26 500, Rion, Patras, Greece

About

Introduction: 

Prof. Nikos Fakotakis received the B.Sc. degree from the University of London (UK) in Electronics Engineering in 1978, the M.Sc. degree in Electronics from the University of Wales (UK), and the Ph.D. degree in Speech Processing from the University of Patras (UoP), (Greece) in 1986. From 1986 to 1992 he was lecturer in the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department of the UoP, from 1992 to 1999 Assistant Professor, from 2000 to 2003 he has been Associate Professor, and since 2003 he is Professor in Artificial Intelligence (Speech and Natural Language Processing).

Since 2005, Prof. Fakotakis holds the post of Director of the Communication and Information Technology (ICT) Division of the ECE Dept., Deputy President of ECE Dept., University of Patras (2013-2016), Director of the Wire Communications Laboratory (WCL), since 2004, and Head of the Artificial Intelligence Group, since 2004.

Prof. Fakotakis was coordinator and principal investigator of more than 40 European and Greek Research and Development Projects, including LIFE+ AMIBIO which was awarded as best-of-the-best EC LIFE+ project in 2013. He has published over 400 scientific publications in internationally recognized journals and conferences, which have been cited more than 4,600 times, having h-index=32, according to Google scholar. Also, he has successfully supervised more than 20 Ph.D. students, with almost all of them holding academic positions in Greek and European Universities.

His current research interests include Artificial Intelligence (AI) and applications of AI such as: Human Computer Interaction, Speech Recognition/Understanding, Speaker Recognition, Spoken Dialogue Processing, User Modelling, Natural Language Processing, Sound Technology, Image Processing, Computer Vision, etc.

Prof. Fakotakis has been reviewer of many scientific journals, conferences, and grant applications. He has been invited speaker and participated in the organization committee of many international conferences, as Chairman, Co-Chairman or member.

Prof. Fakotakis has been Chairman of the Scientific Board of Engineers of Greece (2013-2017), a Member of the Executive Board of the Research Center of Artificial Intelligence, (UoP) (1997-2002), Vice President of the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society (1998 - 2006), a Member of the Executive and Foundation Board of ELSNET (European Language and Speech Network of Excellence), and Editor-in-Chief of the "European Student Journal on Language and Speech" WEB-SLS (1997 - 2006). He is also a member of IEEE, TEE, EURASIP, ESCA.

Qualifications: 
1978, University of London (UK), B.Sc. in Electronics
University of Wales (UK), M.Sc. in Electronics
1986, University of Patras (Greece), Ph.D. degree in Speech Processing

Research

Research Interests: 
Artificial Intelligence, (ΤΝΝ, Machine Learning, data and text mining, intelligent information retrieval, natural language processing etc.
Digital Signal Processing, (Pattern Recognition, Neural Networks, HMM, etc.)
Speech Processing (Speaker Recognition, Speech Recognition/Understanding, Coding etc.)
Natural Language Processing (MorphoSyntactic Analysis, Semantics, Pragmatics, Dialogue Systems etc).
Computer Vision, Image and Video Processing, Optical Character recognition (OCR), Facial Features Detection, Object Recognition, Object Tr
Human Computer Interaction
Publications: 

Over 400 scientific publications in internationally recognized journals and conferences, which have been cited more than 4,600 times and has an h-index of 32.

H.1. Dissertations

[1] N. Fakotakis, "Voltage to Frequency Converter" B.Sc. Dissertation, University of London, King's College London, Department of Electronics, June 1978.

[2] N. Fakotakis, "Dielectric Measurements at Microwave Frequencies", M.Sc. Dissertation, University of Wales, Department of Electronics, UWIST, Oct. 1979.

[3] N. Fakotakis, “A Novel Approach for Automatic Speaker Recognition”, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Patras, Electrical Engineering Department, Greece, March 1986.

H.2. Journals

[j1] N. Fakotakis, E. Tsopanoglou and G. Kokkinakis, “A Text-Independent Speaker Recognition System Based on Vowel Spotting”, Speech Communication Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 57-68, March 1993.

[j2] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Flexible Modular Semantic Parser for the Greek Language”, Technika Chronika, Scientific Journal of the Technical Chamber of Greece 1993, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 65-75, Dec. 1993.

[j3] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Genetically Evolved Strategies Winning by Selective Processing of the Chromosome Pool”, IEEE Potentials Magazine, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 36-40, Feb./March 1995.

[j4] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A PC-KIMMO, Based Morphological Description of Modern Greek”, Literary and Linguistic Computing Journal, Vol. 10, No 3, pp. 189-201, 1995.

[j5] S. Michos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Novel and Efficient Method for Parsing Unrestricted Texts of Quasi Free Word Order Languages”, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, Vol. 4, No 3, pp. 301-321, 1995.

[j6] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Two Algorithms for Incremental Construction of Directed Acyclic Word Graphs”, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, Vol. 4, No 3, pp. 369-381, 1995.

[j7] S. Michos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Towards an Adaptive Natural Language Interface to Command Languages”, Journal on Natural Language Engineering, 2 (3), pp. 191-209, Cambridge University Press, 1997.

[j8] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A PC-KIMMO Based Bi-directional Graphemic/Phonetic Converter for Modern Greek”, Literary and Linguistic Computing Journal, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 65-75, 1998.

[j9] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “TEMPO: A Temporal Sub-Parser for Modern Greek”, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 103-120, 1998.

[j10] S. Michos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Enhancing Text Retrieval by Using Advanced Stylistic Techniques”, International Journal of Intelligent and Robotics Systems, Vol.26, No. 2, pp.136-148, Oct.1999.

[j11] E. Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Skew Angle Estimation in Document Processing using Cohen’s Class Distributions”, Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 11, pp. 1305-1311, Nov. 1999.

[j12] S. Michos, S. Stamatatos and N. Fakotakis, “Supporting Multilinguality to Library Automation Systems through AI Tools”, AAI’99, International Journal on Applied Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 13, pp. 679-703, 1999.

[j13] E. Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Slant Removal Algorithm”, Pattern Recognition Journal, Vol. 33, Issue 7, pp. 1261-1262, 2000.

[j14] K. Kermanidis, K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A PC-PATR-Based Syntactic Description of Modern Greek”, Literary and Linguistic Computing, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 291-312, 2000.

[j15] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Independent Component Analysis Applied to Feature Extraction for Robust Automatic Speech Recognition”, Electronics, Letters, an International Publication, IEE, Vol. 36, No. 23, pp. 1977-1978, Nov. 2000.

[j16] E. Stamatatos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Automatic Text Categorization in Terms of Genre and Author”, Computational Linguistics, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 471-495, Dec. 2000.

[j17] E. Stamatatos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Computer-Based Authorship Attribution without Lexical Measures”, Computers and the Humanities, Vol. 35, Issue 2, pp.193-214, May 2001.

[j18] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Robust Automatic Speech Recognition in the Presence of Impulsive Noise”, Electronics, Letters, an International Publication, IEE, Vol. 37, No. 12, pp. 799-800, June 2001.

[j19] E. Kavallieratou, Fakotakis N. and G. Kokkinakis, “Slant Estimation Algorithm for OCR Systems”, Pattern Recognition Journal, Vol. 34, Issue 12, pp. 2515-2522, 2001.

[j20] N. Liolios, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “An Improvement to Document Skew Detection Based on Nearest Neighbor Cluster Extension”, Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition, AMSE Periodicals, Vol. 44, No 2, pp. 9-20, 2001.

[j21] A. Thanopoulos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Exploiting Rich Contextual Data for Automatic Extraction of Semantic Knowledge”, T.A.L, (Traitement Automatique des Langues) Journal, Vol. 42, No 3, pp. 785-812, 2001.

[j22] N. Liolios, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “On the Generalization of the Form Identification and Skew Detection Problem”, Pattern Recognition Journal, Vol. 35, Issue 1, pp. 253-264, 2002.

[j23] E. Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “An Unconstrained Handwriting Recognition System”, IJDR, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 226-242, 2002.

[j24] J. Sirigos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Hybrid Syllable Recognition System Based on Vowel Spotting”, Speech Communication Journal, Vol. 35, No 3-4, pp. 427-440, 2002.

[j25] K. Georgila, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Large Vocabulary Search Space Reduction Employing Directed Acyclic Word Graphs and Phonological Rules”, International Journal of Speech Technology, Vol. 5, No 4, pp. 355-370, 2002.

[j26] E Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Skew Angle Estimation for Printed and Handwritten Documents using the Winger-Ville Distribution”, Image and Vision Computing Journal, Vol. 20, Issue 11, pp. 813-824, Sept. 2002.

[j27] K. Georgila, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Stochastic Language Modelling for Recognition and Generation in Dialogue Systems”, T.A.L, (Traitement Automatique des Langues) Journal, Vol. 43, No 3, pp. 129-154, 2002.

[j28] N Liolios, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Karhunen-Loeve Vs. Discrete Cosine Transform Feature Extraction for Handwritten Character Recognition”, Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition, AMSE Periodicals, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 57-71, 2002.

[j29] K. Georgila, K. Sgarbas, A. Tsopanoglou, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, "A Speech-based Human-Computer Interaction System for Automating Directory Assistance Services", International Journal of Speech Technology, Special Issue on Speech and Human Computer Interaction, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 145-159, 2003.

[j30] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, "Optimal Insertion in Deterministic DAWGs", Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier, Vol. 301, Issue 1-3, pp. 103-117, 2003.

[j31] E. Kavallieratou, N. Dromazou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, "An Integrated System for Handwritten Document Image Processing", IJPRAI, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 101-120, 2003.

[j32] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, "Speech Enhancement using Band-dependent Spectral Estimators", IEICE Trans. on Information and Systems, Vol. E86-D,No 5, pp. 937-946, 2003.

[j33] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, N. Liolios, “Speech Enhancement based on Combining Perceptual Enhancement and Short-Time Spectral Attenuation”, Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition, AMSE Periodicals, Vol. 46, No. 7, pp. 53-65, 2003.

[j34] K. Sgarbas, G. Londos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, "The WATCHER Project: Building an Agent for Automatic Extraction of Language Resources from the Internet", Literary and Linguistic Computing Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 449-464, 2003.

[j35] M. Maragoudakis, N. Fakotakis, “A Baywsian Network Model for Stochastic Tagging of Natural Language Texts”, Journal of Applied Linguistics, No. 19, pp. 63-81, 2003.

[j36] K.L. Kermanidis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Automatic acquisition of verb subcategorization information by exploiting minimal linguistic resources”, International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-28, 2004

[j37] T. Ganchev, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Text-Independent Speaker Verification for Real Fast-Varying Noisy Environments”, International Journal of Speech Technology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 281-292, 2004.

[j38] T. Ganchev, D.K. Tasoulis, M.N. Vrahatis, N. Fakotakis, “Locally Recurrent Probabilistic Neural Networks with Application to Speaker Verification”, GESTS International Transaction on Speech Science and Engineering, SunJin P.C. Volume 1, Issue 2, pp. 1– 13, 2004.

[j39] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Transformation of DAWG’s into Word Lattices”, Asian Journal of Information Technology, Vol.3, No. 4, pp. 247-251, 2004.

[j40] M. Maragoudakis, A. Thanopoulos, K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis, “Domain Knowledge Acquisition and Plan Recognition by Probabilistic Reasoning”, IJAIT International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 333-365, 2004.

[j41] M. Siafarikas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis. “Speaker Verification Reinforced by Objective Wavelet Packets-based Speech Parameterization”, GESTS International Transaction on Speech Science and Engineering, SunJin P.C. Volume 1, Issue 2, pp. 60– 71, 2004.

[j42] Liolios N., E. Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis, “Past Performance Knowledge Utilization for Improved Handwritten Character Recognition,” Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition, A.M.S.E. Periodical, Vol. 0, pp. 000-000, 2004.

[j43] I. Potamitis, P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis, “Wideband DOA estimation using complex independent component”, GESTS International Transaction on Speech Science and Engineering, ISSN 1738-4737, Volume 1, Issue 2, , pp. 30-39, 2004.

[j44] P. Zervas, G. Xydas, N. Fakotakis, “Accent Placement in Heterogeneous Training and Operational Conditions with the Induction of Supervised Learning”, GESTS International Transaction on Acoustic Science and Engineering, ISSN 1738-4729, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp. 57-68, 2005.

[j45] P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis “Improving Unit Selection Speech Synthesis Using a TTS Guided Approach”, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, ISSN 1738-7906, Volume 5, Issue 10, pp. 122-126, 2005.

[j46] M. Maragoudakis, P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis: Conditional Independence–Based Classification of Intonational Phrase Boundaries, Advances in Modelling, Series B: Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition, AMSE Periodicals, vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 27-41, 2005.

[j47] Maragoudakis M., Kermanidis K., Tasikas A., Fakotakis N. and Kokkinakis, “G. Bayesian Induction of Verb Subcategorization Frames in Imbalanced Heterogeneous Data”, International Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Vol. 12, Number 2-3, pp. 185-211, 2006.

[j48] Maragoudakis M, Thanopoulos A, Fakotakis N, “Meteobayes: Effective Plan Recognition in A Weather Dialogue System”, IEEE Intelligent Systems 22 (1): 67-77 Jan-Feb 2007.

[j49] T. Ganchev, D.K. Tasoulis, M.N. Vrahatis, N. Fakotakis, "Generalized Locally Recurrent Probabilistic Neural Networks with application to Text-Independent Speaker Verification ", Neurocomputing, vol.70, no.7-9, pp. 1424-1438, March 2007.

[j50] Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Michalis Siafarikas, Nikos Fakotakis, "Comparison of Speech Features on the Speech Recognition Task", Journal of Computer Science 3(8): 608-616, 2007.

[j51] P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis “Prosodic Boundary Prediction for Greek Speech Synthesis”, International Journal of Traitement Automatique des Langues, 2007.

[j52] Panagiotis Zervas, Iosif Mporas, Nikos Fakotakis, George Kokkinakis "Evaluating intonational features for emotion recognition from speech", International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, Vol. 16, Issue 6, pp.1001-1014, 2007.

[j53] P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis “Development and evaluation of a prosodic database for Greek speech synthesis and research”, International Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, Vol. 15, issue 2, pages 154-184, May 2008.

[j54] Dimitrios P. Lyras, Kyriakos N. Sgarbas, Nikos D. Fakotakis, “Applying Similarity Measures for Automatic Lemmatization: A Case Study for Modern Greek and English”, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools, p.p. 1043-1064, 2008.

[j55] M. Siafarikas, I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “Speech Recognition Using Wavelet Packet Features”, Journal of Wavelet Theory and Applications, ISSN 0973-6336, vol.2, no.1, 2008, pp. 41-59

[j56] M. Siafarikas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis “Wavelet Packet Approximation of Critical Bands for Speaker Verification”, International Journal of Speech Technology, ISSN 1381-2416, vol.11, no1, 2009. Springer, USA.

[j57] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis, Nikos Fakotakis, “An Adaptive Framework for Acoustic Monitoring of Potential Hazards”, in EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech and Music Processing, Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 594103.

[j58] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis, Nikos Fakotakis, “Exploiting Temporal Feature Integration for Generalized Sound Recognition”, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2009, Article ID 807162, doi:10.1155/2009/807162, 2009.

[j59] Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Fakotakis, "Robust speech interaction in motorcycle environment", Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 37, issue 3 , 1827-1835, March 2010.

[j60] Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Fakotakis, "Speech segmentation using regression fusion of boundary predictions", Computer Speech & Language, 24 (2): 273-288 Apr 2010.

[j61] I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, O. Kocsis, N. Fakotakis, “Speech Enhancement for Robust Speech Recognition in Motorcycle Environment”, International Journal on AI Tools (IJAIT), Special issue on “Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Pervasive Computing”, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 159-173, 2010.

[j62] A. Lazaridis, T. Ganchev, T. Kostoulas, I. Mporas, N. Fakotakis, “Phone Duration Modeling: Overview of Techniques and Performance Optimization via Feature Selection in the context of Emotional Speech”, International Journal of Speech Technology, ISSN 1381-2416, 2010.

[j63] I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “Phonetic Segmentation of Emotional Speech with HMM-based Methods”, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, ISSN 0218-0014, 2010.

[j64] A. Lazaridis, I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, G. Kokkinakis, N. Fakotakis, “Improving Phone Duration Modelling Using Support Vector Regression Fusion”, Speech Communication, ISSN 0167-6393, 2010.

[j65] Alexandros Lazaridis, Basiliki Bourna and Nikos Fakotakis, "Comparative Evaluation of Phone Duration Models for Greek Emotional Speech", Journal of Computer Science 6 (3): 341-349, 2010.

[j66] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis, Nikos Fakotakis, “A Practical System for Acoustic Surveillance of Hazardous Situations”, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, vol. 20(1), 2010.

[j67] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis, and Nikos Fakotakis, “Probabilistic Novelty Detection for Acoustic Surveillance Under Real-World Conditions”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 13, no. 4, August 2011.

[j68] Alexandros Lazaridis, Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, George Kokkinakis, Nikos Fakotakis, "Improving Phone Duration Modeling using Support Vector Regression Fusion", Speech Communication Journal, 53(1), 85-97, 2011.

[j69] Mporas, I., Ganchev, T., Kocsis, O., Fakotakis, N., “Context-adaptive pre-processing scheme for robust speech recognition in fast-varying noise environment”, Signal Processing, vol.91 (8), pp.2101-2111, 2011.

[j70] Ntalampiras, S., Potamitis, I., Fakotakis, N., “A practical system for acoustic surveillance of hazardous situations”, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, vol. 20(1), pp.119-137, 2011.

[j71] S. Ntalampiras, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, and S. Kouzoupis, “Automatic Recognition of an Unknown and Time-Varying Number of Simultaneous Environmental Sound Sources”, World Academy of Science Journal, Engineering and Technology, v.59, pp.2097-2101, 2011.

[j72] Stavros Ntalampiras and Nikos Fakotakis, “Modeling the Temporal Evolution of Acoustic Parameters for Speech Emotion Recognition” , IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing March 2012, vol.3, no. 1, pp. 116-125 http://www.computer.org/csdl/trans/ta/2012/01/tta2012010116-abs.html.

[j73] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis, and Nikos Fakotakis, “Acoustic Detection of Human Activities in Natural Environments”, Applied Artificial Intelligence, Special Issue on Event Recognition, Journal of Audio Eng. Soc., vol.60, no.9, 2012

[j74] Theodoros Theodorou, Iosif Mporas and Nikos Fakotakis, “Automatic Sound Classification of Radio Broadcast News”, International Journal of Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, vol.5, No.1, pp.37-48, March 2012.

[j75] Yazdani A., Skodras E., Fakotakis N. and Ebrahimi T., “Multimedia Content Analysis of Music Video Clips for Emotion Recognition”, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, 2013.

[j76] Theodoros Kostoulas, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Fakotakis, "Modeling Co-Occurrence of Affective States: Multistage Classification for Affect Recognition in Real-Life Speech", IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, conditionally accepted, 2012.

[j77] Theodoros Kostoulas, Thomas Winkler, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Fakotakis, Joachim Kohler, "The MoveOn Database: Motorcycle Environment Speech and Noise Database for Command and Control Applications", Language Resources and Evaluation, conditionally accepted, 2012.

[j78] Theodoros Kostoulas, Iosif Mporas, Otilia Kocsis, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Katsaounos, Juan J Santamaria, Susana Jimenez-Murcia, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda, Nikos Fakotakis, "Affective Speech Interface in Serious Games for Supporting Therapy of Mental Disorders", Expert Systems with Applications, DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2012.03.067, 2012.

[j79] A.Tsilfidis, I.Mporas, J.Mourtzopoulos, N.Fakotakis, “Automatic speech recognition performance in different room acoustic environments with and without dereverberation preprocessing”, Computer Speech and Language, 27 (1), pp.380-395, 2013.

[j80] A. Yazdani, E. Skodras, N. Fakotakis and T. Ebrahimi, "Multimedia Content Analysis of Music Video Clips for Emotion Recognition", EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, 2013.

[j81] E. Skodras, V. Kanas and N. Fakotakis, “On Visual Gaze Tracking Based on a Single Low-Cost Camera”, Signal Processing: Image Communication, Elsevier, 2015.

[j82] Theodoros Theodorou, Iosif Mporas and Nikos Fakotakis, “An Overview of Automatic Audio Segmentation”, International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science IJITCS, 2014, pages 1-9

[j83] E. Skodras and N. Fakotakis, “Precise Localization and Tracking of Eye Centers in Low Resolution Color Images”, Image and Vision Computing Journal, Elsevier, 2015.

[j84] Lalas, S. Nousias, D. Kikidis, A. S. Lalos, G. Arvanitis, C. Sougles, K. Moustakas, K. Votis, S. Verbanck, O. Usmani, and D. Tzovaras, “Substance deposition assessment in obstructed pulmonary system through numerical characterization of airflow and inhaled particles attributes,” To appear BMC Med. Informatics Decis. Mak , 2017

[j85] Theodoros Theodorou, Iosif Mporas and Nikos Fakotakis, "Data-Driven Audio Feature Space Clustering for Automatic Sound Recognition in Radio Broadcast News", International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, Vol. 26, Issue 02, 2017

[j86] Gerasimos Arvanitis, Aris S. Lalos, Konstantinos Moustakas and Nikos Fakotakis, “Feature Preserving Mesh Denoising Based on Graph Spectral Processing” IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VISUALIZATION AND COMPUTER GRAPHICS 2018.

[j87] Stavros Nousias, Aris S. Lalos, Arvanitis Gerasimos, Konstantinos Moustakas, Triantafillos Tsirelis, Dimitrios Kikidis, Konstantinos Votis, Dimitrios Tzovaras “An mHealth system for monitoring medication adherence in obstructive respiratory diseases using content-based audio classification” IEEE Access, 2018.



H.3. Book Chapters

[b1] S. Michos, E. Stamatatos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Categorizing Texts by Using a Three Level Functional Style Description”, in A. M. Rasmsay (Editor): Artificial Intelligence: Methodology Systems, Applications, Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Vol. 35, pp. 191-198, 105 Press, 1996.

[b2] S. Michos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Using Functional Style Features to Enhance Information Extraction from Greek Texts”, Advances in Intelligent Systems: Concepts, Tools and Applications, Ch. 13, pp. 143-154, Kluwer, 1999.

[b3] E. Stamatatos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “A Practical Chunker for Unrestricted Text”, NLP 2000, 2nd International Conference on Natural Language Processing”, Patras, Greece, June 2-4, 2000. D. N. Christodoulakis (Editor): Lecture notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 1835, pp. 139-150, Springer, 2000.

[b4] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Bayesian Independent Component Analysis as Applied to One-Channel Speech Enhancement”, ICANN 2001, International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Vienna, Austria, August 20001. George Doffner et. al. (Eds): Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, LNCS 2130, pp. 593-600, Springer-Verlag, 2001.

[b5] K.L. Kermanidis, M. Maragoudakis, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Influence of Conditional Independence Assumption on Verb Subcategorization Detection”, TSD 2001, 4th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialog, Zelezna Ruda, Czech Republic, Sept. 10-14, 2001. V. Matousek et. al. (Eds): Lecture notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2166, pp. 62-69, Springer-Verlag, 2001.

[b6] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Bayesian Noise Compensation of Time Trajectories of Spectral Coefficients for Robust Speech Recognition,” TSD 2001, 4th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialog, Zelezna Ruda, Czech Republic, Sept. 10-14, 2001. V. Matousek et. al. (Eds): Lecture notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2166, pp. 214-221, Springer-Verlag, 2001.

[b7] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Speech Recognition Based on Feature Extraction with Variable Rate Frequency Sampling,” TSD 2001, 4th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialog, Zelezna Ruda, Czech Republic, Sept. 10-14, 2001. V. Matousek, et. al. (Eds): Lecture notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2166, pp. 329-333, Springer-Verlag, 2001.

[b8] N. Fakotakis, K. Sgarbas, “Machine Learning in Human Language Technology”, in G.Palouras et. al. (Eds), “Machine Learning and its Applications” Lecture Notes in Computer Science, n. 2049, pp. 267-273, Springer-Verlag, 2001.

[b9] M. Maragoudakis, N. Tselios, N. Fakotakis and N. Avouris, “Improving SMS usability using Bayesian Networks”, 2nd Panhellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Thessalonica Greece, April 11-12, 2002. I.P.Vlahavas and C. D. Spyropoulos (Eds): Lecture notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2308, pp. 179-190, Springer-Verlag, 2002

[b10] P. Zervas, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, "On the First Greek-TTS based on Festival Speech Synthesis: Architecture and Components Description", TSD 2002, 5th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, Brno, Czech Republic, Sept. 9-12, 2002. P. Sojka, et. al. (Eds.): Lecture notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2448, pp. 261-264, Springer-Verlag, 2002.

[b11] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, "Speech Enhancement Using Mixtures of Gaussians for Speech and Noise", TSD 2002, 5th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, Brno, Czech Republic, Sept. 9-12, 2002. P. Sojka, et. al. (Eds.): Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2448, pp. 337-340, Springer-Verlag, 2002.

[b12] M. Maragoudakis, A. Thanopoulos, N. Fakotakis, “Statistical Decision Making applied to Text and Dialogue Corpora for Effective Plan Recognition”, TSD 2002, 5th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, Brno, Czech Republic, Sept. 9-12, 2002. P. Sojka, et. al. (Eds.): Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2448, pp. 365-372, Springer-Verlag, 2002.

[b13] A. Thanopoulos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Identification of Multiwords as Preprocessing for Automatic Extraction of Lexical Similarities”, TSD 2003, 6th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, Sept. 8 - 11, 2003. Vaclav Matousek, Pavel Mautner, et. al. (Eds): Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2807, pp. 98-105, Springer-Verlag, 2003.

[b14] M. Maragoudakis, P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “A Data-Driven Framework for Intonational Phrase Break Prediction”, TSD 2003, 6th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, Sept. 8 - 11, 2003. Vaclav Matousek, Pavel Mautner, et. al. (Eds): Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2807, pp. 189-197, Springer-Verlag, 2003.

[b15] I. Potamitis, G. Tremoulis, N. Fakotakis, “Multi-Array Multi-Speaker Tracking”, TSD 2003, 6th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, Sept. 8 - 11, 2003. Vaclav Matousek, Pavel Mautner, et. al. (Eds): Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2807, pp. 206-213, Springer-Verlag, 2003.

[b16] T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, ”Text-Independent Speaker Verification: The WCL-1 System”, TSD 2003, 6th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, Sept. 8 - 11, 2003. Vaclav Matousek, Pavel Mautner, et. al. (Eds): Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2807, pp. 263-268, Springer-Verlag, 2003.

[b17] M. Maragoudakis, A. Thanopoulos, N. Fakotakis, “User Modeling and Plan Recognition under Conditions of Uncertainty”, TSD 2003, 6th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, Sept. 8 - 11, 2003. Vaclav Matousek, Pavel Mautner, et. al. (Eds): Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 2807, pp372-379, Springer-Verlag, 2003.

[b18] M. Maragoudakis, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “Bayesian Reinforcement for a Probabilistic Neural Net Part-Of-Speech Tagger”, An International Conference on Text Speech and Dialogue TSD 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, ISSN: 0302-9743, pp. 137-145, Sept. 2004.

[b19] T. Ganchev, M. Siafarikas, N. Fakotakis, “Speaker Verification Based on Wavelet Packets”, An International Conference on Text Speech and Dialogue TSD 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, ISSN: 0302-9743, pp. 299-306, Sept. 2004.

[b20] P. Zervas, Nikos Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Pitch Accent Prediction from ToBI Annotated Corpora Based on Bayesian Learning “, An International Conference on Text Speech and Dialogue TSD 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, ISSN: 0302-9743, pp. 545-552, Sept. 2004.

[b21] Panagiotis Zervas, Iosif Mporas, Nikos Fakotakis, George Kokkinakis, “Employing Fujisaki’s Intonation Model Parameters for Emotion Recognition”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3955, pp. 443-453, 2006.

[b22] Iosif Mporas, Panagiotis Zervas, Nikos Fakotakis, "Detecting Broad Phonemic Class Boundaries from Greek Speech in Noise Environments", Text, Speech and Dialogue, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin/ Heidelberg, Volume 4188/2006, pp. 479-484.

[b23] Manolis Maragoudakis, Nikos Fakotakis, “Bayesian Feature Construction”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3955, pp. 235-245, 2006.

[b24] Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Panagiotis Zervas, Nikos Fakotakis, “Recognition of Greek Phonemes Using Support Vector Machines”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3955, pp. 290-300, 2006.

[b25] Iosif Mporas, Dimitrios P. Lyras, Kyriakos N. Sgarbas and Nikos Fakotakis, "Detection of Dialogue Acts using Perplexity-based Word Clustering", Text, Speech and Dialogue, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin/ Heidelberg, Volume 4629/2007, pp. 638-643.

[b26] Dimitrios P. Lyras, Kyriakos N. Sgarbas, Nikos D. Fakotakis, “Implementation of Iterative Recursion for the data retrieval from Directed Acyclic Word Graphs”, Lecture Series on Computer and Computational Sciences, Volume 8, International E-Conference on Computer Science 2006, pp.155-158, ISBN 978-90-04-15592-3, The Netherlands, 2007.

[b27] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis, Nikos Fakotakis, “Automatic Recognition of Urban Soundscenes”, In Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services, KES IIMSS 2008, Piraeus, Greece, 9-11 July 2008.

[b28] Theodoros Kostoulas, Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Katsaounos, Alexandros Lazaridis, Stavros Ntalampiras, Nikos Fakotakis, “LOGOS: A Multimodal Dialogue System for Controlling Smart Appliances”, In Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services, KES IIMSS 2008, Piraeus, Greece, 9-11 July 2008.

[b29] Stavros Ntalampiras and Nikos Fakotakis, “Speech/Music discrimination based on Discrete Wavelet Transform”, SETN 2008, Syros, Greece, 2-4 October, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008.

[b30] Todor Ganchev, Alexandros Lazaridis, Iosif Mporas, Nikos Fakotakis, "Performance Evaluation for Voice Conversion Systems", Text, Speech and Dialogue 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin/ Heidelberg, pp. 317-324.

[b31] Ganchev T.D., Parsopoulos K.E., Vrahatis M.N., Fakotakis N.D.: Partially Connected Locally Recurrent Probabilistic Neural Networks, Chapter 18 in Recurrent Neural Networks, ISBN 978-3-902613-28-8, September 2008, (Eds: X.-L. Hu and P. Balasubramaniam), I-Tech, Vienna, Austria, pp.377-400.

[b32] T. Ganchev, I. Mporas, N. Fakotakis, “Audio Features Selection for Automatic Height Estimation from Speech”, S. Konstantopoulos et al. (Eds.): Advances in Artificial Intelligence: Theories, Models, and Applications, Proceedings of the 6th Hellenic Conference on AI, SETN 2010, LNAI 6040/2010. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010, pp. 81–90, Athens, Greece, May 4-7, 2010.

[b33] A. Lazaridis, T. Ganchev, I. Mporas, T. Kostoulas, N. Fakotakis, “Feature Selection for Improved Phone Duration Modeling of Greek Emotional Speech”, S. Konstantopoulos et al. (Eds.): Advances in Artificial Intelligence: Theories, Models, and Applications, Proceedings of the 6th Hellenic Conference on AI, SETN 2010, LNAI 6040, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010, pp. 357–362 , Athens, Greece, May 4-7, 2010.

[b34] T. Kostoulas, T. Ganchev, A. Lazaridis, N. Fakotakis, “Enhancing Emotion Recognition from Speech through Feature Selection”, Proc. of the TSD 2010, Brno, Czech Republic, September 6-10, 2010.

[b35] T. Ganchev, I. Mporas, O. Jahn, K. Riede, K.-L. Schuchmann, N. Fakotakis (2012). "Acoustic Bird Activity Detection on Real-Field Data", I. Maglogiannis, V. Plagianakos, and I. Vlahavas (Eds.): SETN 2012, LNAI 7297, pp. 190–197, 2012. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012.

[b36] Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T., Fakotakis, N., “Affect recognition in real life scenarios”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6456 LNCS, pp.429-435, 2011.



H.4. Conference Proceedings

[c1] N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Feature Extraction from Formant Trajectories for Speaker Identification Purposes”, IASTED International Symposium, MECO'83, Vol. 1, pp. 270-274, Athens, Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 1983.

[c2] N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Automatic Speaker Recognition Based on a Small Number of Specially Selected Formant Values”, MELECON'85, Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, Vol. 2, pp. 657-660, Madrid, Oct. 8-10, 1985.

[c3] E. Dermatas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Improved Reference Pattern Establishment for Speech Recognition”, AFCET, IASTED, International Symposium: Identification and Pattern Recognition, Vol. 2, pp. 819-834, Toulouse, Jun. 18-20, 1986.

[c4] N. Fakotakis, E. Dermatas and G. Kokkinakis, “Optimal Decision Thresholds for Speaker Verification”, EUSIPCO'86, Third European Signal Processing Conference, Vol. 1, pp. 585-588, Hague, Sept. 2-5, 1986.

[c5] N. Fakotakis, E. Dermatas and G. Kokkinakis, “Optimum Reference Construction and Updating for Speaker Recognition System”, EUROSPEECH'87, European Conference on Speech Technology, pp. 460-464, Edinburgh, Sept. 2-4, 1987.

[c6] E. Dermatas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A New Algorithm for Optimum Reference Templates Creation in Speech Recognition Systems”, DSP'87, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, pp. 529-533, Florence, Sept. 7-10, 1987.

[c7] E. Dermatas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “An Algorithm for Improved Codebook Design Vector Quantizer”, EUSIPCO’88, European Signal Processing Conference, pp. 1007-1010, Grenoble, Sept. 5-8, 1988.

[c8] E. Dermatas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Improved Speaker Independent Isolated Word Recognition System for Small Vocabularies”, EUROSPEECH'89, European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, pp. 86-90, Paris, Sept. 26-28, 1989.

[c9] J. Mourjopoulos, A. Tsopanoglou and N. Fakotakis, “A Vector Quantization Approach for Room Transfer Function Classification”, ICASSP’91, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, Signal Processing, pp. 3593-3596, Toronto, May 14-17, 1991.

[c10] E. Dermatas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Fast Endpoint Detection Algorithm for Isolated Word Recognition in Office Environment”, ICASSP’91, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, Signal Processing, pp. 733-736, Toronto, May 14-17, 1991.

[c11] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Temporal Analyzer for Unrestricted Text”, RIAO’91 Conference on Intelligent Text and Image Handling, Vol. 2, pp. 764-773, Barcelona, Spain, April 2-5, 1991.

[c12] N. Fakotakis, A. Tsopanoglou and G. Kokkinakis, “Text Independent Speaker Recognition Based on Vowel Labeling”, DSP’91, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, pp. 447-452, Florence, Sept. 4-6, 1991.

[c13] N. Fakotakis, E. Tsopanoglou and G. Kokkinakis, “Text Independent Speaker Recognition Based on Vowel Spotting”, IEEE 6th International Conference, Processing of Signals in Communications, pp. 272-277, Loughborough, Sept. 2-5, 1991.

[c14] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Modular Morphological Analysis Model for an Inflectionally Rich Language”, Avignon '92, 12th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems and Natural Language, Vol. 3, pp. 249-256, Avignon, France, June 1-6, 1992.

[c15] N. Fakotakis, E. Tsopanoglou and G. Kokkinakis, “Speaker Verification over Telephone Lines Based on Digit Strings”, EUSIPCO’92, 6th European Signal Processing Conference, pp. 399-402, Brussels, Aug. 25-28, 1992.

[c16] G. Epitopakis, N. Yiourgalis, P. Pierros, K. Kesentes, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “An Improved Greek Leading Machine for Visually Impaired Persons”, Speech and Language Technology for Disabled Persons, Proceedings of an ESCA Workshop, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 199-202, May 31-June 2, 1993.

[c17] K. Lambropoulou and N. Fakotakis, “A Telephone Banking System Based on HMM Keyword Recognition”, EUROSPEECH'93, 3rd European Conference on Speech Communications and Technology, pp. 1875-1878, Berlin, Germany, Sept. 21-23, 1993.

[c18] G. Epitropakis, D. Tambakas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Duration Modelling for the Greek Language”, EUROSPEECH'93, 3rd European Conference on Speech Communications and Technology, pp. 1995-1998, Berlin, Germany, Sept. 21-23, 1993.

[c19] D. Tambakas, G. Epitropakis, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Voice Interactive Educational System”, Joint ESCA-NATO/Rsg 10 Tutorial and Research Workshop, on Applications of Speech Technology, pp. 187-190, Bavaria, Germany, Sept. 16-17, 1993.

[c20] S. Michos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Flexible Script-Handling Techniques for Natural Language Understanding Systems”, TAI’93, 5th IEEE International Conference on Tools With Artificial Intelligence, Boston, Massachusetts, pp. 486-487, Nov. 8-11, 1993.

[c21] S. Michos and N. Fakotakis, “FRIENDOS: a Self-Extending Natural Language Interface to MS-DOS Operating System”, AI’94, 14th International Avignon Conference, pp. 13-22, Paris, May 30-June 3, 1994.

[c22] S. Michos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Novel Method for Parsing Complex Sentences in Syntactically Free Languages”, 6th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, pp. 253-259, New Orleans Louisiana, Nov. 6-9, 1994.

[c23] J. Sirigos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Comparison of Several Speech Parameters for Speaker Independent Speech Recognition and Speaker Recognition”, EUROSPEECH'95, 4th European Conference of Speech Communication and Technology Madrid, Spain, pp. 1407-1410, Sept. 18-21, 1995.

[c24] D. Tambakas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Robust Phoneme Prototype Extraction for Speech Recognition”, EUROSPEECH'95, 4th European Conference of Speech Communication and Technology Madrid, Spain, pp. 927-930, Sept. 18-21, 1995.

[c25] S. Michos, G. D. Magoulas and N. Fakotakis, “A Hybrid Knowledge Representation Model in a Natural Language Interface To MS-DOS”, TAI’95, 7th IEEE International Conference on Tools With Artificial Intelligence, pp. 480-483, Herndon Virginia, Nov. 5-8, 1995.

[c26] S. Michos, E. Stamatatos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Identification for Functional Style in Unrestricted Texts Based on a Three-Level Stylistic Description”, AIsb Ledar Workshop, as part of the AISB 1996 Conference, pp. 81-88, Sussex, U.K., April 2-4, 1996.

[c27] N. Fakotakis and J. Sirigos, “A High-Performance Text-Independent Speaker Recognition System Based on Vowel Spotting and Neural Net”, ICASSP’96, IEEE International Conference on Acoustic Speech and Signal Processing, pp. II. 661-II. 664, Atlanta, USA, May 7-10, 1996.

[c28] D. Valkaniotis, J. Sirigos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Text-Independent Off-Line Writer Recognition Using Neural Networks”, EUSIPCO’96, VIII European Signal Processing Conference, Psr-6, pp. 816-841, Trieste, Italy, Sept. 1-13, 1996.

[c29] J. Sirigos, V. Darsinos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Vowel-Non-Vowel Classification of Speech Using an MLP and Rules”, EUSIPCO’96, VIII European Signal Processing Conference, Sqs-9, pp. 532-535, Trieste, Italy, Sept. 10-13, 1996.

[c30] J. Sirigos, V. Darsinos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Vowel - Non-Vowel Decision Using Neural Networks and Rules”, ICECS'96, 3rd IEEE International Conference on Electonics, Circuits and Systems, pp. 510-513, Rodos, Greece, Oct. 13-16, 1996.

[c31] D. Valkaniotis, J. Sirigos, N. Antoniadis and N. Fakotakis, “Text-Independent Writer Recognition Using MLP’s”, ICECS'96, 3rd IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, pp. 692-695, Rodos, Greece, Oct. 13-16, 1996.

[c32] S. Michos, E. Stamatatos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “An Empirical Text Categorizing Computational Model Based on Stylistic Aspects”, TAI'96, 8th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, pp. 71-77, Toulouse, France, Nov. 16-19, 1996.

[c33] J. Sirigos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Improving Environmental Robustness of Speech Recognition Using Neural Networks”, DSP’97, 13th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Vol. 2, pp. 575-578, Santorini, Greece, July 2-4, 1997.

[c34] E. Kavallieratos, H. Antoniades, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Extraction and Recognition of Handwritten Alphanumeric Characters from Application Forms”, DSP’97, 13th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Vol. 2, pp. 695-698, Santorini, Greece, July 2-4, 1997.

[c35] S. Stamatatos, S. Michos, K. Patelodimou and N. Fakotakis, “TRANSLIB: an Advanced Tool for Supporting Multilingual Access”, MULSAIC'97, 2nd Workshop on “Multilinguality in Software industry: the AI Contribution, Vol. 1, pp. 33-40, Magoya, Japan, August 23-29, 1997.

[c36] A. Tsopanoglou and N. Fakotakis, “Selection of the Most Effective Sets of Subword Units for an HMM-Based Speech Recognition System”, EUROSPEECH'97, 5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 3, pp. 1231-1234, Rhodes, Greece, Sept. 22-25, 1997.

[c37] N. Fakotakis, K. Georgila, and A. Tsopanoglou, “A Continuous HMM Text-Independent Speaker Recognition System Based on Vowel Spotting”, EUROSPEECH'97, 5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 5, pp. 2247-2250, Rhodes, Greece, Sept. 22-25, 1997.

[c38] A. Thanopoulos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Linguistic Processor for a Spoken Dialogue System Based on Island Parsing Techniques”, EUROSPEECH'97, 5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 4, pp. 2259-2262, Rhodes, Greece, Sept. 22-25, 1997.

[c39] I. Chatzi, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Greek Speech Database for Creation of Voice Driven Teleservices”, EUROSPEECH'97, 5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 4, pp. 1755-1758, Rhodes, Greece, Sept. 22-25, 1997.

[c40] D. Tambakas, I. Tzima, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Simple Phoneme Energy Model for the Greek Language and Its Applications To Speech Recognition”, EUROSPEECH'97, 5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 1, pp. 513-516, Rhodes, Greece, Sept. 22-25, 1997.

[c41] S. Stamatatos, S. Michos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A User-Assisted Business Letter Generator Dealing with Text's Stylistic Variations”, ICTAI'97, Proc. of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence pp. 182-189, Newport Beach, California, USA, Nov. 4-7, 1997.

[c42] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Watcher: an Intelligent Agent for Automatic Extraction of Language Resources from the Internet”, ELSNET in Wonderland, pp. 100-104, Soesterberg, The Netherlands, March 25-27, 1998.

[c43] P. Retzepopoulos, E. Dermatas, K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis “Automatic Phoneme to Grapheme conversion of Modern Greek Language”, 19th Annual Workshop, Studies in Greek Linguistics, pp. 404-418, Thessalonica, Greece, April 1998.

[c44] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis “Morphological Description of Modern Greek Language with the two-level Model”, 19th Annual Workshop, Studies in Greek Linguistics, pp. 419-433, Thessalonica, Greece, April 1998.

[c45] J. Sirigos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A High-Performance Vowel Spotting System Based on a Multi-Stage Architecture”, EUSIPCO'98, 9th European Signal Processing Conference, Vol. 2, pp. 1173-1176, Rhodes, Greece, Sept. 8-11, 1998.

[c46] N. Liolios, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Form Identification and Skew Detection from Projections”, EUSIPCO'98, 9th European Signal Processing Conference, Vol. 2, pp. 605-612, Rhodes, Greece, Sept. 8-11, 1998.

[c47] K. Georgila, A. Tsopanoglou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Dialogue System for Telephone-based Services Integrating Spoken and Written Language”, IVTTA'98, 4th IEEE Workshop on Interactive Voice Technology for Telecommunications Applications, pp. 55-59, Turin, Sept. 29-30, 1998.

[c48] Κ. Georgila, A. Tsopanoglou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “An Integrated Dialogue System for the Automation of Call Center Services”, ICSLP'98, 5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Vol. 2, pp. 45-48, Sydney, Australia, Nov. 30- Dec. 4, 1998.

[c49] J. Sirigos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Improving Environment Robustness of Speech Recognition Systems”, Workshop on Robust Methods for Speech Recognition in Adverse Conditions, pp. 211-214, Tampere, Finland, May 25-26, 1999.

[c50] E. Stamatatos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Automatic Extraction of Rules for Sentence Boundary Disambiguation”, Workshop on Machine Learning in Human Language Technology, pp. 88-92, Chania, Greece, July 7-8, 1999.

[c51] S. Stamatatos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Automatic Authorship Attribution”, EACL'99, 9th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics”, pp. 158-164, Bergen, Norway, June 8-10, 1999.

[c52] E. Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “New Algorithms for Skewing Correction and Slant Removal on Word-Level”, ICECS '99, 6th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Vol. 2, pp. 1159-1162, Pafos, Cyprus, Sept. 5-8, 1999.

[c53] J. Sirigos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis “A Hybrid ANN/HMM Syllable Recognition Module Based on Vowel Spotting”, EUROSPEECH '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 3, pp. 1119-1122, Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 5-10, 1999.

[c54] N. Fakotakis, J. Sirigos and G. Kokkinakis, “High Performance Text-Independent Speaker Recognition System Based on Voiced/Unvoiced Segmentation and Multiple Neural Nets”, EUROSPEECH '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 2, pp. 979-982, Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 5-10, 1999.

[c55] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis “Impulsive Noise Removal using Neural Networks”, ICASSP 2000, IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, Vol. 3, pp. 1871-1874, Istanbul, Turkey, May 5-9, 2000.

[c56] A. Thanopoulos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Automatic Extraction of Semantic Similarity of Words from Technical Texts”, LREC 2000, 2nd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. 2, pp. 609-613, Athens, Greece, May 31-June 2, 2000.

[c57] Κ. Georgila, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Graphical Parametric Language-Independent Tool for the Annotation or Speech Corpora”, LREC 2000, 2nd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. 3, pp. 1537-1542, Athens, Greece, May 31-June 2, 2000.

[c58] E. Kavallieratou, N. Liolios, E. Koutsogeorgos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “GRUHD: A Greek Database or Unconstrained Handwriting”, LREC 2000, 2nd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. 3, pp. 1755-1759, Athens, Greece, May 31- June 2, 2000.

[c59] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Improving the Robustness of Noisy MFCC Features Using Minimal Recurrent Neural Networks”, IJCNN 2000, the IEEE-INNS-ENNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Vol. 1, pp. 271-278, Como, Italy, July 24-27, 2000.

[c60] E. Stamatatos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Text Genre Detection Using Common Word Frequencies”, COLING 2000, 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Vol. 2, pp. 808-814, Luxembourg, July 31-Aug. 4, 2000.

[c61] A. Thanopoulos, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Extracting Conceptual Relations from Specialised Texts”, COLING 2000, 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Vol. 2, pp. 836-842, Luxembourg, July 31 -Aug. 4, 2000.

[c62] K. L. Kermanidou, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Analysis and Implementation of Modern Greek Noun Phrases in ALE Grammar Development Environment, Using HPSG Formalism”, 21st Annual Workshop Studies in Greek Linguistics, pp. 283-294, Thessalonica, Greece, May 12-14, 2000.

[c63] E. Kavallieratou, Stamatatos E., Fakotakis N., G. Kokkinakis, “Handwritten Character Segmentation Using Transformation-based Learning”, ICPR 2000, 15th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Vol. 2, pp. 634-637, Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 3-8, 2000.

[c64] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Reliable ASR based on Unreliable Features”, ASR 2000, Automatic Speech Recognition: Challenges for the New Millennium, Vol.1, pp. 53-57, Paris, France, Sept. 18-20, 2000.

[c65] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Straightforward Approach to Morphological Analysis and Synthesis”, COMLEX 2000, Workshop on Computational Lexicography and Multimedia Dictionaries, pp. 31-34, Patras, Greece, Sept. 22-23, 2000.

[c66] M. Maragoudakis, K. Kermanidis, G. Kokkinakis, “Learning Subcategorization Frames from Corpora: A Case Study for Modern Greek” , Proceedings of COMLEX 2000, Workshop on Computational Lexicography and Multimedia Dictionaries, pp. 19-22, Kato Achaia, Greece, 22-23 September 2000.

[c67] K. Georgila, K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Fast Very Large Vocabulary Recognition Based on Compact DAWG-Structured Language Models”, ICSLP 2000, 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Vol. II, pp. 987-990, Beijing, China, Oct. 16-20, 2000.

[c68] K. Georgila, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Building Stochastic Language Model Networks Based on Simultaneous Word/Phrase Clustering”, ICSLP 2000, 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Vol. I, pp. 122-125, Beijing, China, Oct. 16-20, 2000.

[c69] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Spectral and Cepstral Projection Bases Constructed by Independent Component Analysis”, ICSLP 2000, 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Vol. III, pp. 63-66, Beijing, China, Oct. 16-20, 2000.

[c70] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Independent Component Analysis Applied to Speech Denoising”, EURONOISE 2001, 4th European Conference on Noise Control, Vol. 1, pp. 466-478, Patras, Greece Jan. 14-17, 2001.

[c71] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Minimal Recurrent Neural Nets as Applied to the Problem of Car Noise”, EURONOISE 2001, 4th European Conference on Noise Control, Vol. 1, pp. 514-525, Patras, Greece Jan. 14-17, 2001.

[c72] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Speech Enhancement using the Sparse Code Shrinkage Technique”, ICASSP 2001, IEEE International Conference on Acoustic Speech and Signal Processing, Vol. 1, pp. 621-624, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 7-11, 2001.

[c73] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Incremental Construction of Compact Acyclic NFA’s”, ACL-2001, Association for Computational Linguistics, 39th Annual Meeting, pp. 474-481, Toulouse, France, July 6-11, 2001.

[c74] D. Louloudis, K. Georgila, A. Tsopanoglou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Efficient Strategy and Language Modeling in Human-Machine Dialogues”, SCI 2001, 5th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol. XIII, pp. 229-234, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 22-25, 2001.

[c75] K. Georgila, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Efficient Stochastic Finite-State Networks for Language Modelling in Spoken Dialogue Systems”, EUROSPEECH 2001, 7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. I, pp. 247-250, Aalborg, Denmark, Sept. 3-7, 2001.

[c76] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Map Estimation for On-line Noise Compensation of Time Trajectories of Spectral Coefficients”, EUROSPEECH 2001, 7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. III, pp. 1899-1902, Aalborg, Denmark, Sept. 3-7, 2001.

[c77] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Autoregressive Time-Frequency Interpolation in the Context of Missing Data Theory for Impulsive Noise Compensation”, EUROSPEECH 2001, 7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. IV, pp. 1275-2478, Aalborg, Denmark, Sept. 3-7, 2001.

[c78] D. Louloudis, A. Tsopanoglou N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Mathematical Modeling of Spoken Human-Machine Dialogues Including Erroneous Confirmations”, EUROSPEECH 2001, 7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. IV, pp. 2329-2332, Aalborg, Denmark, Sept. 3-7, 2001.

[c79] E. Kavallieratou, N. Liolios, E. Koutsogeorgos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “The GRUHD Database of Greek Unconstrained Handwriting”, IAPR, ICDAR’01, 6th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, pp. 561-565, Seattle, Washington, USA, Sept. 10-13, 2001.

[c80] N. Liolios, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, "Printed Form Identification from Moment Invariants”, IAPR, ICDAR’01, 6th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Seattle, Washington, USA, Sept. 10-13, 2001.

[c81] M. Maragoudakis, E. Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis “How Conditional Independence Assumption affects Handwritten Character Segmentation”, IAPR, ICDAR’01, 6th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, pp. 246-250, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A, Sept. 10-13, 2001.

[c82] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, (a): “Bayesian factor analysis as applied to speech enhancement”, (b): “Impulsive noise suppression in the context of automatic speech recognition”, (c): “Car-noise compensation using neural networks”, ASME International - Greek Section, First National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Patras, Greece, Sept. 17-20, 2001.

[c83] N. Liolios, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Improved Document Skew Detection based on Text Line Connected-Component Clustering” ICIP’01, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Vol. 1, pp. 1098-1101, Thessalonica, Greece, Oct. 7-10, 2001.

[c84] E. Kavallieratou, M. F. Popa, D. C.Balcan, N. Fakotakis, “Handwritten Text Localization in Skewed Documents”, ICIP’01, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Vol. 1, pp. 1102-1105, Thessalonica, Greece, Oct. 7-10, 2001.

[c85] Ν. K. Tselios, M. Maragoudakis, Ν. M. Avouris, N. Fakotakis, Μ. Kordaki, “Automatic diagnosis of student problem solving strategies using Bayesian Networks”, 5th Panhellenic Conference in Didactics of Mathematics and Informatics in Education, Vol. I, pp. 494-499, Thessalonica, Oct. 12-14, 2001.

[c86] K. Georgila, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Variable History Stochastic Networks for Language Modeling in Dialogue Systems”, In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Speech and Computers, pp. 182-187, Moscow, Russia, Oct. 29-31, 2001.

[c87] K. Georgila, A. Tsopanoglou, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Refining the N-best Hypotheses’ List in Large Vocabulary Recognition by Applying Lexical Rules”, In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Speech and Computers, pp. 97-102, Moscow, Russia, , Oct. 29-31, 2001.

[c88] E. Kopanaki, V. Karkaletsis, C. Spyropoulos, N. Avradinis, N. Fakotakis, T. Kalamboukis, B. Kladis, Y. Lazarou, T. Panayiotopoulos and D. Spinellis, “MITOS: An Integrated Web- based System for Information Management”, 8th Panhellenic Conference in Informatics Management, Vol. 2, pp.328-337, Nicosia, Cyprus, Nov. 8-10, 2001.

[c89] K. Sgarbas, A Tsopanoglou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “GEMINI: A Platform for Developing Natural Language and Speech Based Interactive Systems”, 8th Panhellenic Conference in Information Management, Vol. 2, pp.582-591, Nicosia, Cyprus, Nov. 8-10, 2001.

[c90] M. Maragoudakis, K. Kermanidis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Learning Automatic Acquisition of Subcategorization Frames using Bayesian Inference and Support Vector Machines”, ICDM '01, The 2001 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, San Jose, pp. 623-625, Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, 2001.

[c91] K. Georgila, A. Tsopanoglou, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Improved Large Vocabulary Speech Recognition Using Lexical Rules”, PC-HCI 2001, Panhellenic Conference, with International Participation, in Human–Computer Interaction, pp. 191-196, Patras Greece, Dec. 7-9, 2001.

[c92] M. Maragoudakis, B. Kladis, A. Tsopanoglou, K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis, “Natural Language in Dialogue Systems. A Case Study on a Medical Application”, PC-HCI 2001, Panhellenic Conference, with International Participation, in Human–Computer Interaction, pp. 197-201, Patras Greece, Dec. 7-9, 2001.

[c93] K. Kermanidis, A. Kousavidi, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Learning Clause Boundaries and Types in Modern Greek Sentences” 2nd Panhellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp. 79-90, Thessalonica, Greece, April 11-12, 2002.

[c94] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Gender - Dependent and Speaker - Dependent Speech Enhancement”, ICASSP 2002, IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, Vol. 1, pp. 249-252, Orlando, Florida, USA, May 13 -17, 2002.

[c95] M. Maragoudakis, E. Kavallieratou and N. Fakotakis, “Improving Handwritten Character Segmetation by Encorporating Bayesian Knowledge with Support Vector Machines”, ICASSP 2002, IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, Orlando, Florida, USA, May 13 -17, 2002.

[c96] T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “A Speaker Verification System Based On Probabilistic Neural Networks”, NIST’02, Speaker Recognition Workshop, (proceedings in CD) Vienna, Virginia, USA, May 19-22, 2002.

[c97] M. Maragoudakis, K. Kermanidis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Combining Bayesian and Support Vector Machines Learning to automatically complete Syntactical Information for HPSG-like Formalisms”, LREC 2002, 3rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Las Palmas, Vol. 1, pp. 93-100, Spain, May 29-31, 2002.

[c98] A. Thanopoulos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Comparative Evaluation of Collocation Extraction Metrics”, LREC 2002, 3rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. 2, pp. 620-625, Las Palmas, Spain, May 29-31, 2002.

[c99] K.L. Kermanidis, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Delos: An Automatically tagged Economic Corpus for Modern Greek”, LREC 2002, 3rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. 2, pp. 718-722, Las Palmas, Spain, May 29-31, 2002.

[c100] T. Ganchev, A. Tsopanoglou, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Probabilistic Neural Networks Combined with GMMs for Speaker Recognition over Telephone Channels”, DSP 2002, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Vol. 2, pp. 1081-1084, Santorini, Greece, July 1-3, 2002.

[c101] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Speech Enhancement Based on Combining Perceptual Enhancement and Short-Time Spectral attenuation”, ICSLP 2002, 7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Vol. 3, pp. 1785-1788, Denver-Colorado, USA, Sept. 16-20, 2002.

[c102] M. Maragoudakis, E. Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis, “Incorporating Conditional Independence Assumption with Support Vector Machines to enhance Handwritten Character Segmentation Performance”, ICPR 2002, 16th International Conference of the International Association of Pattern Recognition, Vol. III, pp. 911-914, Quebec-Canada, 2002.

[c103] E. Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Handwritten Character Recognition based on Structural Characteristics”, ICPR’2002, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of the International Association of Pattern Recognition ICPR 2002, v. III, pp. 139-142, Quebec-Canada, 2002.

[c104] N. Liolios, E. Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A New Shape Transformation Approach to Handwritten Character Recognition”, ICPR 2002, 16th International Conference of the International Association of Pattern Recognition, Vol. I, pp. 584-587, Quebec-Canada, 2002.

[c105] M. Maragoudakis, K. Kermanidis and Nikos Fakotakis, “Towards a Bayesian Stochastic Part-of-speech and Case Tagger of Natural Language corpora”, Corpus Linguistics Conference 2003, Vol. 16, part I, pp. 486-495, Lancaster, UK, March 28-31, 2003.

[c106] K. Sgarbas, G. Londos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “A Web Agent for Automatic Extraction of Language Resources from Hypermedia Environments”, HCI 2003, 10th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 1, pp. 853-857, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2003.

[c107] T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “One-Speaker Detection – Limited Data: The WCL-1 System”, 2003 NIST Speaker Recognition Evaluation, Presentation 24 in the Workshop material, UMUC, USA, June 24-25, 2003.

[c108] I. Potamitis, K. Georgila, P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “An electronic assistant for automatic control of home-appliances using natural speech and distant microphones”, SPPRA 2003, International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications, Vol. 1, pp. 111-115, Rhodes, Greece, June 30 - July 2, 2003.

[c109] P. Zervas, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Fixed-Point DSP Implementation of HVXC Encoder/Decoder on OakDSPCore Platform”, SPPRA 2003, International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications, Vol. 1, pp. 220-223, Rhodes, Greece, June 30 - July 2, 2003.

[c110] T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, and G. Kokkinakis, “Impostor Modelling Techniques for Speaker Verification Based on Probabilistic Neural Networks”, SPPRA 2003, International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition, and Applications, Vol. 1, pp. 185-188, Rhodes, Greece, June 30 - July 2, 2003.

[c111] E. Kavallieratou, K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Handwritten Word Recognition based on Structural Characteristics and Lexical Support”, IDCAR 2003, 7th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Vol. I, pp. 562-566, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 3-6, 2003.

[c112] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Model Based Speech Enhancement for Time-Varying Noises”, ICPhS, 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Vol. II, pp. 2197-2200, Barcelona, Spain, August 3-9, 2003.

[c113] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Dynamic Acyclic FSAs for Efficient String Processing”, IEEE, ISAP 2003, Competitive Environment, Renewable Energy, Distributed Generation, Lemnos, Greece, August 31– September 3, 2003.

[c114] M. Maragoudakis, E. Kavallieratou, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “An Effective Stochastic Estimation of Handwritten Character Segmentation Bounds”, IEEE, ISAP 2003, Competitive Environment, Renewable Energy, Distributed Generation, Lemnos, Greece, August 31 - September 3, 2003

[c115] T. Ganchev, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, “Noise-Source Modelling for Robust Speaker Verification in Adverse Environments”, IEEE, ISAP 2003, Competitive Environment, Renewable Energy, Distributed Generation, Lemnos, Greece, August 31– September 3, 2003.

[c116] P. Zervas, M. Maragoudakis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Bayesian Induction of Intonational Phrase Breaks”, EUROSPEECH 2003, 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 1, pp. 113-116, Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 1-4, 2003.

[c117] Ι. Potamitis, G. Tremoulis, N. Fakotakis, “Multi-Speaker DΟΑ Tracking Using Interactive Multiple Models and Data Association Techniques”, EUROSPEECH 2003, 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 1, pp. 517-520, Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 1-4, 2003.

[c118] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “A Trainable Speech Enhancement Technique Based on Mixture Models for Speech and Noise”, EUROSPEECH 2003, 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 1, pp. 573-576, Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 1-4, 2003.

[c119] T. Ganchev, D. Tasoulis, M. Vrahatis, N. Fakotakis, “Locally Recurrent Probabilistic Neural Networks for Text-Independent Speaker Verification”, EUROSPEECH 2003, 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 3, pp. 1673-1676, Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 1-4, 2003.

[c120] I. Potamitis, G. Tremoulis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Multi-Array Fusion for Beamforming and Localization of Moving Speakers”, EUROSPEECH 2003, 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 3, pp. 1721-1724, Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 1-4, 2003.

[c121] I. Potamitis, R. Georgila, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “An Integrated System for Smart-Home Control of Appliances Based on Remote Speech Interaction”, EUROSPEECH 2003, 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Vol. 3, pp. 2197-2200, Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 1-4, 2003.

[c122] M. Maragoudakis, A. Thanopoulos, K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis, “Domain Knowledge Acquisition and Plan Recognition by Probabilistic Reasoning”, KES 2003, 7th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems, Vol. 1, pp. 313-321, University of Oxford, UK, Sept. 3-5, 2003.

[c123] K. Georgila, K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “A Layered, Transducer-Based Language Model for Speech and Language Processing”, International Workshop on Speech and Computers, Vol. I, pp. 93-98, Moscow, Russia, Oct. 27-29, 2003

[c124] P. Zervas, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “HVXC Coder/Decoder Implementation for Mobile Applications”, SPECOM 2003, Speech and Computer International Workshop, Vol. I, pp. 162-167, Moscow, Russia, Oct. 27-29, 2003.

[c125] P. Zervas, V. Darsinos, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “A Concatenative/Formant Hybrid Text to Speech Synthesis System Utilizing Non-Uniform Unit Selection”, SPECOM 2003, Speech and Computer International Workshop, Vol. I, pp. 178-183, Moscow, Russia, Oct. 27-29, 2003.

[c126] I. Potamitis, K. Georgila, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Towards A User-Friendly Automated Control of Home Appliances Based on Speech Recognition and Microphone Arrays”, SPECOM 2003, Speech and Computer International Workshop, Vol. I, pp. 226-230, Moscow, Russia, Oct. 27-29, 2003.

[c127] T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Toward 2003 NIST Speaker Recognition Evaluation: The WCL-1 System”, SPECOM-2003, International Workshop Speech and Computer, Vol. I, pp. 256-261, Moscow, Russia, Oct. 27-29, 2003.

[c128] P. Zervas, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “A Greek TTS based on Non-Uniform Unit Concatenation and the Utilization of Festival Architecture”, 1st Balkan Conference in Informatics, pp. 662-668, Thessalonica, Greece, Nov. 21-23, 2003.

[c129] Thanopoulos A., N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Text Tokenization for Knowledge-free Automatic Extraction of Lexical Similarities”, TALN 2003.

[c130] T. Ganchev, D. Tasoulis, M. Vrahatis, N. Fakotakis, “Generalized Locally Recurrent Probabilistic Neural Networks for Text-Independent Speaker Recognition”, ICASSP 2004. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal processing, Vol. 1, pp. 41-44, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 17-21, 2004.

[c131] D. Iskra, R. Siemund, J. Borno, A. Moreno, O. Emam, K. Choukri, O. Gedge, H. Tropf, A. Nogueiras, I. Zitouni, A. Tsopanoglou, N. Fakotakis, “Orientel-Telephony databases across Northern Africa and the Middle East”, LREC 2004, 4rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. II, pp. 591-594, Lisbon, Portugal, May 26-28, 2004.

[c132] K. Georgila, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “A graphical tool for handling rule grammars in Java Speech Grammar Format”, LREC 2004, 4rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. II, pp. 615-618, Lisbon, Portugal, May 26-28, 2004.

[c133] M. Maragoudakis and N. Fakotakis, “Bayesian semantics incorporation to Web content for Natural Language information retrieval”, LREC 2004, 4rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. III, pp. 785-788, Lisbon, Portugal, May 26-28, 2004.

[c134] M. Maragoudakis, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “A Bayesian model for Shallow Syntactic Parsing of natural language texts”, LREC 2004, 4rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. III, pp. 847-850, Lisbon, Portugal, May 26-28, 2004.

[c135] N. Fakotakis, “Corpus Design, Recording and Phonetic Analysis of Greek Emotional Database”, LREC 2004, 4rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. IV, pp. 1391-1394, Lisbon, Portugal, May 26-28, 2004.

[c136] N. Fakotakis, “Cypriot speech database: data collection and Greek to Cypriot dialect adaptation”, LREC 2004, 4rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. IV, pp. 1443-1446, Lisbon, Portugal, May 26-28, 2004.

[c137] P. Zervas, M. Maragoudakis, N. Fakotakis and G. Kokkinakis, “Learning to predict Pitch Accents using Bayesian Belief Networks in Greek”, LREC 2004, 4rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. VI, pp. 2139-2142, Lisbon, Portugal, May 26-28, 2004.

[c138] S. Moller, J. Krebber, A. Raake, P. Smeele, M. Rajman, M. Melichar, V. Pallotta, G. Tsakou, B. Kladis, A. Vovos, J. Hoonhout, D. Schuchardt, N. Fakotakis, T. Ganchev, I. Potamitis, “INSPIRE: Evaluation of a Smart-Home System for Infotainment Management and Device Control”, LREC 2004, 4rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Vol. V, pp. 1603-1606, Lisbon, Portugal, May 26-28, 2004.

[c139] M. Siafarikas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “Wavelet Packet Based Speaker Verification”, Odyssey-04, The Speaker and Language Recognition Workshop, pp. 257-264, Toledo, Spain, May 31 – June 3, 2004.

[c140] Todor Ganchev, Nikos Fakotakis, George Kokkinakis, “The WCL-1 System in the NIST Year 2004 Speaker Recognition Evaluation”, 2004 NIST Speaker Recognition Evaluation Workshop, Toledo, Spain, June 3-4, 2004.

[c141] I. Potamitis. N. Fakotakis, “Tracking and Voice Separation of Moving Speakers based on IMM-PDA filters”, FUSION 2004 7th International Conference on Information Fusion, pp. 442-448, Stockholm, Sweden, June 28 – July 1, 2004.

[c142] K. Kermanidis, M. Maragoudakis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Learning Greek Verb Complements: Addressing the Class Imbalance”, Coling 2004, 20th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, pp. 1065-1071, Geneva, Switcherland, 23-27 August 2004.

[c143] I. Potamitis, P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis, “Voice Separation of Overlapping Speech Using Tracking Tech-Niques and the Gating Process “, Eusipco-2004, XII European Signal Processing Conference, pp 94 (abstract book), Vienna, Austria, 6-10 September 2004.

[c144] M. Siafarikas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “Objective Wavelet Packet Features for Speaker Verification”, INTERSPEECH 2004 - ICSLP, pp. 211, Jeju, Korea, Oct 4- 8, 2004.

[c145] P. Zervas, G. Xydas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, G. Kouroupetroglou, “Evaluation of Corpus Based Tone Prediction in Mismatched Environments for Greek TtS Synthesis”, INTERSPEECH 2004 - ICSLP, pp. 152, Jeju, Korea, Oct 4- 8, 2004.

[c146] I. Potamitis, P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis, “Doa Estimation of Speech Signals Using Semi-Blind Source Separation Techniques”, INTERSPEECH 2004 - ICSLP, pp. 229, Jeju, Korea, Oct 4- 8, 2004.

[c147] I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, “Enhancement of Mel log-power spectrum of speech using particle filtering”, INTERSPEECH-EUROSPEECH, 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, pp. 917-920, Lisbon, Portugal, September 4-8, 2005.

[c148] A. Vovos, B. Kladis, N. Fakotakis, “Speech Operated Smart-Home Control System for Users with Special Needs”, INTERSPEECH-EUROSPEECH, 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, pp. 917-920, Lisbon, Portugal, September 4-8, 2005.

[c149] M. Siafarikas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “Overlapping Wavelet Packet Features for Speaker Verification”, INTERSPEECH-EUROSPEECH, 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, pp. 917-920, Lisbon, Portugal, September 4-8, 2005.

[c150] G. Xydas, P. Zervas, G. Kouroupetroglou, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Tree-Based Prediction of Prosodic Phrase Breaks on Top of Shallow Textual Features”, INTERSPEECH-EUROSPEECH, 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, pp. 917-920, Lisbon, Portugal, September 4-8, 2005.

[c151] P. Hatziantoniou, I. Potamitis, N.-A. Tatlas, J. Mourjopoulos and N. Fakotakis, “Robust speech recognition in reverberant environments based on complex-smoothed responses”, SPECOM, Speech and Computer International Workshop, Oct. 17-19, 2005, Patras, Greece, Vol. I, pp. 107-114, 2005.

[c152] T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Comparative Evaluation of Various MFCC Implementations on the Speaker Verification Task”, SPECOM, Speech and Computer International Workshop, Oct. 17-19, 2005, Patras, Greece, Vol. I, pp. 191-194, 2005.

[c153] K. Sgarbas, N. Fakotakis, “A Revised Phonetic Alphabet for Modern Greek”, SPECOM, Speech and Computer International Workshop, Oct. 17-19, 2005, Patras, Greece, Vol. I, pp. 273-276, 2005.

[c154] I. Mporas, N. Fakotakis, “Least Squares Support Vector Machine based Phoneme Recognition”, SPECOM, Speech and Computer International Workshop, Oct. 17-19, 2005, Patras, Greece, Vol. I, pp. 377-380, 2005.

[c155] P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Development of a Prosodic Database for Greek Speech Synthesis”, SPECOM, Speech and Computer International Workshop, Oct. 17-19, 2005, Patras, Greece, Vol. II, pp. 603-606, 2005.

[c156] D. Louloudis, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, “Mathematical modeling of Dialogue Control Strategies for Interactive Dialogue Systems”, SPECOM, Speech and Computer International Workshop, Oct. 17-19, 2005, Patras, Greece, Vol. 1, pp. 741-744, 2005.

[c157] Panagiotis Zervas, Iosif Mporas, Nikos Fakotakis, “Employing Intonational Events Parameterization for Emotion Recognition”, 3rd International Conference Speech Prosody, 2-5 May, Dresden, Germany, 2006.

[c158] Iosif Mporas, Panagiotis Zervas, Nikos Fakotakis, "Broad Phonemic Class Segmentation of Speech Signals in Noise Environment", In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference "SPEECH and COMPUTER", 25-29 June 2006, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, pp. 363-366.

[c159] T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, "The WCL-1 System in the 2003 NIST Speaker Recognition Evaluation and 2003 NFI/TNO Forensic Speaker Recognition Evaluation», 11-th International Conference Speech and Computer, SPECOM'2006, 25-29 June 2006, pp.109-114.

[c160] Iosif Mporas, Panagiotis Zervas, Nikos Fakotakis, "Automatic Segmentation of Greek Speech Signals to Broad Phonemic Classes", In Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium Communication Systems Networks and Digital Signal Processing, 19-21 July 2006, Patras, Greece, pp. 301-304.

[c161] P. Zervas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, "Negative Emotional State Detection from Speech", Fifth International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing, CSNDSP'06, 19-21 July 2006. pp. 310-313.

[c162] T. Ganchev, P. Zervas, N. Fakotakis, G. Kokkinakis, "Benchmarking Feature Selection Techniques on the Speaker Verification Task" , Fifth International Symposium On Communication Systems, Networks And Digital Signal Processing, CSNDSP'06, 19-21 July, 2006. pp. 314-318.

[c163] Iosif Mporas, Panagiotis Zervas, Nikos Fakotakis, "Evaluation of Implicit Broad Phonemic Segmentation of Speech Signals using Pitchmarks", In Proceedings of the 14th European Signal Processing Conference, 4-8 September 2006, Florence, Italy.

[c164] Iosif Mporas, Panagiotis Zervas, Nikos Fakotakis, "Speech Feature Selection for the task of Automatic Phoneme Classification", In Proceedings of the 3rd Conference "Acoustics", pp. 83-90, Heraklion, Greece, 18-19 September 2006.

[c165] Theodoros Kostoulas, Iosif Mporas, Nikos Fakotakis, "Emotion Recognition in Noise Environments", In Proceedings of the 3rd Conference "Acoustics", pp. 97-104, Heraklion, Greece, 18-19 September 2006,

[c166] T. Ganchev, M. Siafarikas and N. Fakotakis, "Evaluation of speech parameterization methods for speaker recognition", Acoustics 2006, Sept 18-19, 2006.

[c167] Panagiotis Zervas, Theodoros Kostoulas, Nikos Fakotakis, “Evaluation of a Greek Prosody Speech Corpus for Emotion Recognition”, Acoustics 2006, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 2006, p.p.77-82.

[c168] Iosif Mporas, Panagiotis Zervas, Nikos Fakotakis, “Detecting Broad Phonemic Class Boundaries from Greek Speech in Noise Environments”, TSD, 2006, Brno, Czech Republic.

[c169] I. Potamitis, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, "Automatic Acoustic Identification of Insects Inspired by the Speaker Recognition Paradigm", Interspeech2006 -- ICSLP, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Sept 17-21, 2006.

[c170] T. Ganchev, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, “Acoustic Monitoring of Singing Insects”, ICASSP-2007. Vol.4, pp.721-724.

[c171] T. Ganchev, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, “Automatic Acoustic Identification of Crickets and Cicadas”, ISSPA-2007, February 12-15. 2007.

[c172] Dimitrios P. Lyras, Kyriakos N. Sgarbas, Nikos D. Fakotakis, “Learning Greek Phonetic Rules using Decision-Tree Based Models”, 9th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2007), Funchal, Madeira – Portugal, June 12-16, 2007.

[c173] Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Elias Kotinas, and Nikos Fakotakis, "Examining the Influence of Speech Frame Size and Number of Cepstral Coefficients on the Speech Recognition Performance", In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference "SPEECH and COMPUTER", Moscow, Russia, 15-18 October 2007, pp. 134-139.

[c174] Alexandros Lazaridis, Panagiotis Zervas, Nikos Fakotakis, George Kokkinakis, “A CART approach for Duration Modeling of Greek Phonemes”, 12th International Conference SPEECH and COMPUTER 2007, Moscow, Russia.

[c175] T. Kostoulas, T. Ganchev, I. Mporas, N. Fakotakis, “Detection of Negative Emotional States in Real-World Scenario”, ICTAI’2007, October 29-31, 2007, Patras, Greece, pp.502–509.

[c176] Dimitrios P. Lyras, Kyriakos N. Sgarbas and Nikos Fakotakis, “Using the Levenshtein Edit Distance for Automatic Lemmatization: A Case Study for Modern Greek and English”, ICTAI 2007 Conference, Πάτρα – Ελλάδα, October 29 – 31, 2007.

[c177] Alexandros Lazaridis, Panagiotis Zervas, George Kokkinakis, "Segmental duration modeling for Greek Speech Synthesis", In Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), Patras, Greece, 2007, pp. 518-521.

[c178] Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Mihalis Siafarikas, Theodoros Kostoulas, "Comparative Evaluation of Speech Parameterizations for Speech Recognition", In Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Patras, Greece, 29-31 October 2007, pp. 510-513.

[c179] Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Fakotakis, "A Hybrid Architecture for Automatic Segmentation of Speech Waveforms", In Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Las Vegas, USA, 30 March- 4 April 2008, pp.4457-4460

[c180] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Fakotakis, “Audio Database in Support of Potential Threat and Crisis Situation Management”, LREC’2008, Morocco, May 28-30, 2008.

[c181] T. Winkler, T. Kostoulas, R. Adderley, C. Bonkowski, T. Ganchev, J. Kohler, N. Fakotakis, “The MoveOn Motorcycle Speech Corpus”, LREC’2008, Morocco, May 28-30, 2008

[c182] T. Kostoulas, T. Ganchev, I. Mporas, N. Fakotakis, “A Real-World Emotional Speech Corpus for Modern Greek”, LREC’2008, Morocco, May 28-30, 2008

[c183] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis, Nikos Fakotakis, “Automatic Recognition of Urban Environmental Sound Events”, International Association for Pattern Recognition Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing, Santorini, Greece, June 9-10, 2008.

[c184] T. Kostoulas, I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “The Effect of Emotional Speech on a Smart-Home Application”, 21st International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems”, pp.305-310IEA-AIE-2008, June 15-20, 2008

[c185] T. Kostoulas, I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, N. Katsaounos, A. Lazaridis, S. Ntalampiras, N. Fakotakis, “LOGOS: A Multimodal Dialogue System for Controlling Smart Appliances, 1st International Symposium on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services”, KES-IIMSS-2008, pp. 585-594 Piraeus, Greece, July 9-11, 2008

[c186] Stavros Ntalampiras, Todor Ganchev, Ilyas Potamitis, Nikos Fakotakis, “Objective Comparison of Speech Enhancement Algorithms under Real World Conditions”, 1st International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA 2008), Athens, Greece, July 16 - 19, 2008.

[c187] A. Lazaridis, T. Kostoulas, I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, N. Katsaounos, S. Ntalampiras, N. Fakotakis, “Human Evaluation of the LOGOS Multimodal Dialogue System”, 1st International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA 2008), Athens, Greece, July 16 - 19, 2008.

[c188] Jorgen Ahlberg, Dejan Arsic, Todor Ganchev, Anna Linderhed, Paulo Menezes, Stavros Ntalampiras, Tadeusz Olma, Ilyas Potamitis, Julien Ros, “Prometheus: Prediction and interpretation of human behaviour based on probabilistic structures and heterogeneous sensors”, System Demonstration in the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ECAI 2008, Patras, Greece, 21-25 July 2008.

[c189] Todor Ganchev, Otilia Kocsis, Nikos Katsaounos, Iosif Mporas, Alexandros Lazaridis, Theodoros Kostoulas, Stavros Ntalampiras, Dimitrios Lyras, George Papadopoulos, Kyriakos Sgarbas, Nikos Fakotakis, “Natural Spoken Dialogue Interaction: Technology, Tools, Resources and Applications”, System Demonstration in the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ECAI 2008, Patras, Greece, 21-25 July 2008.

[c190] E. Kalapanidas, C. Davarakis, M. Nani, T. Winkler, T. Ganchev, O. Kocsis, N. Fakotakis, A. Handzlik, G. Swiecanski, A. Badii, A. Khan, R. Adderley, F. Cappadona, D. Pirez, "MoveON: A Multimodal Information Management Application for Police Motorcyclists", In Proceedings of the System Demonstrations of the 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ISBN: 978-960-6843-17-4, July 23-25, 2008, Patras, Greece.

[c191] Stavros Ntalampiras and Nikos Fakotakis, “A Comparative Study in Automatic Recognition of Broadcast Audio”, ICSLP 2008, 9th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (INTERSPEECH), Brisbane, Australia, 22-26 September 2008.

[c192] I. Potamitis, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis: "Automatic Bioacoustic Detection of Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus", EUSIPCO 2008, August 25-29, Luisiane, Switzerland.

[c193] T. Ganchev, A. Lazaridis, I. Mporas, N. Fakotakis, “Performance Evaluation for Voice Conversion Systems”, Sept, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference, TSD 2008, Brno, Czech Republic, 2008, LNAI 5246, Sojka et al. (Eds), Springer-Verlag, ISSN 0302-9743, pp.317-324 September 8-12, 2008.

[c194] I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “Phonotactic Recognition of Greek and Cypriot Dialects from Telephone Speech”, Proc. of the SETN 2008, Syros, Greece, pp.173-181, Oct. 2-4, 2008.

[c195] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis and N. Fakotakis, “On Acoustic Surveillance of Hazardous Situations”, International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2009, Taiwan, Taipei, April 19-24, 2009.

[c196] I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, O. Kocsis, N. Fakotakis, “Performance Evaluation of a Speech Interface for Motorcycle Environment”, 5th IFIP Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations (AIAI 2009) April 23-25, 2009.

[c197] O. Kocsis, T. Ganchev, I. Mporas, G. Papadopoulos, N. Fakotakis, “PlayMancer: a multi-modal serious gaming platform”, 5th IFIP Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations (AIAI 2009) April 23-25, 2009.

[c198] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis and Nikos Fakotakis, “Sound Recognition in the urban environment inspired by the Speech/Speaker Recognition Paradigm”, in SPECOM 2009, Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 21-25, 2009.

[c199] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis and Nikos Fakotakis, “Acoustic Monitoring of Abnormal Situations under different kind of Environments”, in SPECOM 2009, Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 21-25, 2009.

[c200] T. Ganchev, A. Lazaridis, I. Mporas, N. Fakotakis, “Average Performance Loss Measure for Assessment of Voice Conversion Systems”, 13-th International Conference on Speech and Computer SPECOM'2009, June 21-25, St. Petersburg, Russia.

[c201] I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “Greek - Cypriot Dialect Recognition based on Phone Recognition Features”, 13-th International Conference on Speech and Computer SPECOM'2009, June 21-25, St. Petersburg, Russia.

[c202] Stavros Ntalampiras, Dejan Arsic, Andre Stormer, Todor Ganchev, Ilyas Potamitis and Nikos Fakotakis, “PROMETHEUS Database: A Multimodal Corpus for Research on Modelling and Interpreting Human Behavior”, in Digital Signal Processing 2009, IEEE, Special session: Fusion of Heterogeneous Data for Robust Estimation and Classification, Santorini, Greece, July 5-7, 2009.

[c203] I. Mporas, O. Kocsis, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “A Collaborative Speech Enhancement Approach for Speech Recognition In Motorcycle Environment”, 16th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2009), Santorini, Greece. 5-7 July 2009.

[c204] S. Ntalampiras, D. Arsić, A. Stoermer, T. Ganchev, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, “Prometheus Database: A Multimodal Corpus for Research on Modeling and Interpreting Human Behavior”, 16th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2009), Santorini, Greece. 5-7 July 2009.

[c205] Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Theodoros Kostoulas, Katia Kermanidis, Nikos Fakotakis, “Automatic Speech Recognition System for Home Appliances Control”, 13th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Informatics, PCI 2009, Corfu, Greece, pp. 114-117, 2009.

[c206] Iosif Mporas, Alexandros Lazaridis, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Fakotakis, “Using Hybrid HMM-based Speech Segmentation to improve Synthetic Speech Quality”, 13th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Informatics, PCI 2009, Corfu, Greece, pp. 118-122, 2009.

[c207] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis and Nikos Fakotakis, “A Portable System for Robust Acoustic Detection of Atypical Situations”, in 17th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Glasgow, Scotland, August 24-28, 2009.

[c208] Dimitrios P Lyras, George Kokkinakis, Alexandros Lazaridis, Kyriakos Sgarbas, Nikos Fakotakis, “A Large Greek-English Dictionary with Incorporated Speech and Language Processing Tools”, Interspeech 2009, 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association Brighton, UK, pp. 1891-1894, 6-10 September 2009.

[c209] George Kokkinakis, Helen Coutsogeorgopoulos, Dimitrios P. Lyras, Kyriakos Sgarbas, “KORAIS: A Printed and Electronic Greek-English Dictionary”, 7th Conference “Hellenic Language and Terminology” 2009, Athens - Greece, 22-24 October 2009.

[c210] Ilias Kotinas, Dimitrios P. Lyras, Kyriakos Sgarbas, Nikos Fakotakis, "A Tree–Based Approach for the Complementation of Logical Expressions", 13th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, PCI 2009, Corfu, 09/2009

[c211] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis and Nikos Fakotakis, “Sound Classification based on Temporal Feature Integration”, in 4th International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing, Limassol, Cyprus, March 3-5, 2010.

[c212] T. Kostoulas, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “Affect recognition in real life scenarios”, Proc. of the 3rd COST 2102 International Training School on Toward Autonomous, Adaptive, and Context-Aware Multimodal Interfaces: Theoretical and Practical Issues, Caserta, Italy, March 15-19, 2010.

[c213] A. Lazaridis, T. Kostoulas, T. Ganchev, I. Mporas, N. Fakotakis, “Vergina: A Modern Greek Speech Database for Speech Synthesis”, Proc. of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10), Valletta, Malta, Eds. N. Calzolari et al., European Language Resources Association (ELRA), ISBN: 2-9517408-6-7. pp. 117-121, May 19-21, 2010.

[c214] T. Kostoulas, O. Kocsis, T. Ganchev, F. Fernández-Aranda, J. J. Santamaría, S. Jiménez-Murcia, M. Ben Moussa, N. Magnenat-Thalmann, N. Fakotakis, “The PlayMancer Database: A Multimodal Affect Database in Support of Research and Development Activities in Serious Game Environment”, Proc. of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10), Valletta, Malta, Eds. N. Calzolari et al., European Language Resources Association (ELRA), ISBN: 2-9517408-6-7. pp. 3011-3015, May 19-21, 2010.

[c215] S. Ntalampiras, T. Ganchev, I. Potamitis, N. Fakotakis, “Heterogeneous Sensor Database in Support of Human Behaviour Analysis in Unrestricted Environments: The Audio Part”, Proc. of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010), Valletta, Malta, Eds. N. Calzolari et al., European Language Resources Association (ELRA), ISBN: 2-9517408-6-7. pp. 3006-3010, May 19-21, 2010.

[c216] M. Anderson, S. Ntalampiras, T. Ganchev, J. Rydell, A. Ahlberg, N. Fakotakis, “Fusion of acoustic and optical sensor data for automatic fight detection in urban environments”, Proc. of the 13th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION 2010), Edinburgh, UK, July 26-29, 2010.

[c217] T. Ganchev, I. Mporas, N. Fakotakis, “Automatic Height Estimation from Speech in Real-World Setup”, Proc. of the 2010 European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2010), Aalborg, Danmarkpp. 800-804, August 23-27, 2010.

[c218] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis and Nikos Fakotakis, “A Multidomain Approach for Automatic Home Environmental Sound Classification”, in Interspeech 2010, Makuhari, Japan, September 26-10, 2010.

[c219] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis and Nikos Fakotakis, “Identification of Abnormal Audio Events Based on Probabilistic Novelty Detection”, in Interspeech 2010, Makuhari, Japan, September 26-10, 2010.

[c220] T. Theodorou, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis, “Sound Source Enumeration in Real-World Setup”, accepted for presentation at 5th National Conference ACOUSTICS 2010, Athens, Greece, October 4-6, 2010.

[c221] T. Theodorou, I. Mporas and N. Fakotakis, “Sound Recognition in Broadcast News”, accepted for presentation at 5th National Conference ACOUSTICS 2010, Athens, Greece, October 4-6, 2010.

[c222] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis and Nikos Fakotakis, “Automatic Recognition of an Unknown and Time-varying Number of Simultaneous Environmental Sound Sources”, ICASSP 2011 (under review).

[c223] Stavros Ntalampiras, Ilyas Potamitis, Nikos Fakotakis and Spyros Kouzoupis, “Automatic Recognition of an Unknown and Time-Varying Number of Environmental Sound Sources” , International Conference on Ecosystems, Environment and Sustainable Energy, Venice, Italy, 28-30 November, 2011.

[c224] Lyras, P., Kotinas, Sgarbas, and N. Fakotakis, "A Stochastic Greek-to-Greeklish Transcriber Modeled by Real User Data", 6th Hellenic Conference on AI, SETN 2010, vol. 6040/2010, Athens, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, pp. 363-368, 05/2010

[c225] Alexandros Lazaridis, Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Nikos Fakotakis, "Support Vector Regression Fusion Scheme in Phone Duration Modeling", pp.4732-4735, ICASSP, May 2011.

[c226] Mporas, I., Ganchev, T., Kocsis, O., Fakotakis, N., “Dynamic selection of a speech enhancement method for robust speech recognition in moving motorcycle environment”, no 5947523, pp.5176-5179, ICASSP 2011, May 2011.

[c227] Skodras, E., Fakotakis, N., “An unconstrained method for lip detection in color images”, no. 5946578, pp.1013-1016, ICASSP, May 2011.

[c228] Siogkas, G., E. Skodras, and E. Dermatas, "Traffic Lights Detection in Adverse Conditions Using Color, Symmetry and Spatiotemporal Information", International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP 2012), Rome, Italy, February 2012.

[c229] Skodras, E., G. Siogkas, E. Dermatas, and N. Fakotakis, "Rear Lights Vehicle Detection for Collision Avoidance", International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP 2012), Vienna, Austria, April 2012.

[c230] Todor Ganchev, Iosif Mporas, Olaf Jahn, Klaus Riede, Karl-L. Schuchmann, Nikos Fakotakis, “Acoustic Bird Activity Detection on Real-Field Data”, In Proc. of the SETN 2012 Conference, pp.190-197, 2012.

[c231] Iosif Mporas, Todor Ganchev, Otilia Kocsis, Nikos Fakotakis, Olaf Jahn, Klaus Riede, Karl-L. Schuchmann, "Automated Acoustic Classification of Bird Species from Real-Field Recordings", In Proc. of the 24th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, November 7-9, Greece, pp. 778-781, Athens 2012.

[c232] Skodras E. and Fakotakis N., “An Accurate Eye Center Localization Method for Low Resolution Color Imagery”, IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2012), Athens, Greece, November 7-9, 2012.

[c233] Theodoros Theodorou, Iosif Mporas and Nikos Fakotakis, “Automatic Sound Classification of Radio Broadcast News”, International Journal of Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, IJSIP, vol.5, No.1, March 2012, pp.37-48

[c234] O. Jahn, I. Potamites, I. Mporas, I. Kotinas, C. Tsimpouris, V. Dimitrou, O. Kocsis, K. Riede, N. Fakotakis, "The AmiBio Project - automating the acoustic monitoring of biodiversity", International BioACoustics Congress 2013, Pirenopolis, BrazilTheodoros Theodorou, Iosif Mporas and Nikos Fakotakis, “An Overview of Automatic Audio Segmentation”, International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science IJITCS, 2014, pages 1-9

[c235] Theodoros Theodorou, Iosif Mporas and Nikos Fakotakis, “Audio Feature Selection for Recognition of Non-Linguistic Vocalization Sounds”, Artificial Intelligence: Methods and Applications, Volume 8445 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 395-405, SETN 2014

[c236] Theodoros Theodorou, Iosif Mporas and Nikos Fakotakis, "Automatic Sound Recognition of Urban Environment Events", Speech and Computer, Volume 9319 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 129-136, SPECOM 2015.

[c237] G. Arvanitis, K. Moustakas and N. Fakotakis, “Real-Time Context Aware Audio Augmented Reality”, SPECOM 2015, Athens, Greece, September 2015

[c238] G. Arvanitis, K. Moustakas and N. Fakotakis, “Online Biometric Identification with Face Analysis in Web Applications”, SPECOM 2016, Budapest, Hungary, August 2016.

[c239] Gerasimos Arvanitis, Aris S. Lalos, Konstantinos Moustakas, Nikos Fakotakis, “Weighted regularized laplacian interpolation for consolidation of highly-incomplete time varying point clouds”, 2017 3DTV-Conference: 3D True Vision v2 - Research and Applications in Future 3D Media, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2017.

[c240] Gerasimos Arvanitis, Aris S. Lalos, Konstantinos Moustakas, Nikos Fakotakis, "Fast and Effective Dynamic Mesh Completion", 26th International Conference on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision, WSCG 2017, Plzen, June 2017

[c241] Otilia Kocsis, Gerasimos Arvanitis, Aris Lalos, Konstantinos Moustakas, Jacob K. Sont , Persijn J. Honkoop , Kian Fan Chung , Matteo Bonini , Omar S. Usmani , Stephen Fowler , Andrew Simpson, “Assessing Machine Learning Algorithms for Self-Management of Asthma”, The 6th IEEE International Conference on E-Health and Bioengineering - EHB 2017

[c242] Theodoros Panagiotopoulos, Gerasimos Arvanitis, Konstantinos Moustakas, and Nikos Fakotakis, “Generation and Authoring of Augmented Reality Terrains Through Real-Time Analysis of Map Images”, SCIA 2017, Tromso, June 2017

[c243] Gerasimos Arvanitis, Aris S. Lalos, Konstantinos Moustakas, Nikos Fakotakis, “Real-Time Removing of Outliers and Noise in 3D Point Clouds Applied in Robotic Applications”, SPECOM 2017HATFIELD, HERTFORDSHIRE, UK, September 2017

[c244] O. Kocsis, B. Kladis, A. Tsopanoglou, N. Fakotakis. "Assessing spoken dialog services from the end-user perspective: usability and experience". In Proceedings of SPECOM 2017, Hatfield, UK, 2017.

[c245] Aris S. Lalos, Gerasimos Arvanitis, Anastasios Dimas, Konstantinos Moustakas, “Block Based Spectral Processing of Dense 3D Meshes using Orthogonal Iterations”, GRAPP 2018, Funchal, Madeira – Portugal, January 2018

[c246] Theodoros Theodorou, Iosif Mporas, Ilyas Potamitis and Nikos Fakotakis, " Data-Driven Audio Feature Selection for Audio Quality Recognition in Broadcast News", SETN2018, (submitted)

[c247] Aris Lalos, Gerasimos Arvanitis, Aristotelis Spathis-Papadiotis, Konstantinos Moustakas “Feature Aware 3D Mesh Compression using Robust Principal Component Analysis” 2018 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME)

[c248] Aristotelis Spathis-Papadiotis, Gerasimos Arvanitis, Aris Lalos, Konstantinos Moustakas “3D geometry processing via low-rank matrix analysis” 2018 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME)

[c249] Gerasimos Arvanitis, Aris Lalos, Konstantinos Moustakas, Nikos Fakotakis “3D MESH INPAINTING USING MATRIX COMPLETION VIA AUGMENTED LAGRANGE MULTIPLIER METHOD” 13th IEEE Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing (IVMSP) 2018

[c250] Gerasimos Arvanitis, Otilia Kocsis, Aris Lalos, Stavros Nousias, Konstantinos Moustakas, Nikos Fakotakis “3-Class Prediction of Asthma Control Status Using a Gaussian Mixture Model Approach” Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society (EETN) 2018

[c251] Gerasimos Arvanitis, Aris S. Lalos, Aristotelis Spathis, Konstantinos Moustakas, Nikos Fakotakis “OUTLIERS REMOVAL AND CONSOLIDATION OF DYNAMIC POINT CLOUD” IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2018

Teaching

Teaching Interests: 
Speech Technology
Artificial Intelligence
Digital Logic Design

Projects

Involvement: 

[1] (ESPRIT-860): “Linguistic Analysis of the European Languages” (1986-1989). Study and modeling of the Greek language and the transformation of written text to spoken language and the reverse.

[2] BECOS (EURECA EU-385): “A Natural Language Front-End to Databases with Speech Facilities”, (1991-1995). Development of a natural language front-end for databases, in several European languages using both text and voice as input stream.

[3] POLYGLOT (ESPRIT II-2104): “A Multilanguage Speech-to-Text and Text-to-Speech System”, (1989-1993). Design and Development of a large Vocabulary Isolated-Word Recognition system (IWSR), Text-to-Speech Synthesis, Continuous Speech Recognition.

[4] LOGOS (STRIDE 15): "Development of the Language and Speech industry", (1991-1994). Development of the infrastructure for the language industry in Greece through the creation of data bases, execution of a number of statistical and phonetic studies and development of a number of hardware and software methodologies.

[5] TRANSLEARN (LRE, 61-016): “Interactive Corpus-based Translation Drafting Tool”, (1993-1995). Development of an interactive corpus-based translation drafting tool, that will relieve the translator from repetitive part of the work, enhance the quality of the output and the productivity of the human translator.

[6] RIWORD (ESPRIT 5677): “Robust Isolated Word Recognition of Distinct Utterances”, (1991-1993): Development of a robust, speaker independent, small vocabulary, isolated word recognizer over telephone lines.

[7] GRAMCHECK (MLAP 11): “A Grammatical and Style Checker”, (1994-1995). Development of an integrated tool for grammatical and stylistic analysis of multilingual documents.

[8] LEXICON (COLLINS) (1993-1995): Design and Development of an English-Greek, Greek-English Electronic dictionary using 20,000,000-word Corpus

[9] NOW: “Lexicography using Computer” (1993-1995). A Training Program in Lexicography using Computers.

[10] TRANSLIB (LIB-3038): “Advanced Tools for Accessing Multilingual Library Catalogues”, (1995-1997). Development of a front-end tool for library automation systems, that enables the language transparent search, access and presentation of multilingual bibliographic catalogues.

[11] ACCeSS (LE-1 1802): “Automated Call Center through Speech Understanding System”, (1996-1999). ACCeSS concerns the development of an automated telephone center for the insurance industry utilizing speech recognition, speech understanding and script understanding techniques.

[12] VASME (TRANSPORT PL-00010): “Value Added Services for Maritime Environment”, (1996-1998) Development of an automatic information system to be used by vessels approaching to harbors or Vessel Traffic Systems (VTS), supporting among others speech recognition and synthesis functionalities.

[13] DIALOGOS (EPET II): “Improvement of Man-Machine Communication Using Linguistic Technologies”, (1995-1998)

Part I: Development of a Telebanking system, over the public telephone network, utilizing speech recognition and understanding as well as speaker verification techniques.

Part II: Development of an automated letter creation system for business correspondence utilizing speech recognition and natural language processing techniques.

[14] SPEECHDAT (LE-2 4001): “Speech Databases for the Creation of Voice Driven Teleservices”, (1996-1999). A coordinated effort for the development of large Speech databases (5000 speakers) in all European Languages. (11 languages, 17 dialects).

[15] COST (EUROPEAN COOPERATION IN SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH) 249: “Continuous Speech Recognition over the Telephone”, (1995-2000).

[16] COST (EUROPEAN COOPERATION IN SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH) 250: “Speaker Recognition in Telephony” (1995-2000

[17] IDAS (LE-8315): “Interactive, Telephone-based, Directory Assistance Services”, (1998-2000). Development of Directory Assistance Services over Public Telephonic Networks”.

[18] SPEECHDAT-CAR (LE-8334): “Speech Data Basis for Voice Driven Teleservices and Control in Automotive Environments”, (1998-2000).

SpeechDat-CAR aims to create language resources for the development of voice operated services for in-vehicle applications in 9 languages.

[19] MITOS (ΕΠΕΤ ΙΙ): "A System to Retrieve and Mine Information - Application in Financial News" (1999-2001)

[20] ΔΗΛΟΣ (98ΓΤ12): "Bilingual Electronic Dictionary of Economic Terms with Reference to Corpora"(1999-2001).

[21] ΔΕΙΚΤΗΣ (98ΤΤ24): “Dialogical Extraction of Information from medical text-corpora of Remote - Control Electrical Systems”, (1999-2001).

[22] ΙΑΝΟΣ (98ΓΤ46): "A Two-Level System for Automatic Morphological Analysis of the Greek Language». (1999-2001).

[23] ΥΠΕΡ (99ΥΠ66): Development of a Reliable Continuous Speech Recognition System with the use of hidden models of Markov and Neural Networks"(1999-2002)

[24] Software Usability (ΕΠΕΤ ΙΙ-00): «Human Network of dispersion of Scientific and Technological Knowledge», (2000-2002).

[25] Artificial Intelligence (ΕΠΕΤ ΙΙ-00): «Human Network of dispersion of Scientific and Technological Knowledge», (2000-2002).

[26] COST (EUROPEAN COOPERATION IN SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH) 278: “Spoken Language Interaction in Telecommunication”, (2001-2003).

[27] OrienTel (IST-2000-28373): “Multilingual Access to Interactive Communication Services for the Mediterranean and Middle East”, (2000-2004).

[28] ORASIS (OOBE 435): “Automatic Recognition of hand-written Documents - Questionnaires”, (2001-2003).

[29] E2M (IST-2000-30167): “From e-services to mobile services”, (2001-2003).

[30] GEMINI (IST-2001-32343): “Generic Environment for Multilingual Interactive Natural Interfaces”, (2002-2004).

[31] INSPIRE (IST-2001-32746): “Infotainment Management with speech Interaction via Remote-Microphones and Telephone Interfaces”, (2002-2004).

[32] MoveON (IST-2005-034753): “Multi-modal and multi-sensor zero-distraction interaction interface for two-wheel vehicles ON the move”, (2006-2009).

[33] PlayMancer (Grand Agreement Number 215839): “A European Serious Gaming 3D Environment, (2007-2010).

[34] Prometheus ‘Prediction and interpretation of human behaviour based on probabilistic sTructures and HEterogeneoUs Sencors”, (2007-2010).

[35] Amibio (Life+08NAT/GR/539: “Automatic acoustic Monitoring and Inventorying of BIOdiversity”, (2010-2013). Was awarded as best-of-the-best, EC LIFE+ project.

[36] Software Usability (EPET ΙΙ-00): “Human Network for Knowledge Dissemination “, (2000-2002).

[37] Artificial Intelligence (ΕΠΕΤ ΙΙ-00): “Human Network for Knowledge Dissemination” (2000-2002).

[38] TECHNOISIS: Artificial Intelligence and Applications (InterUniversity R&D Networks, 2009- )

[39] MOMIRAS – (GRST), “Mobile Mixed Reality System, (2014-2017)

[40] FrailSafe: Sensing and predictive treatment of frailty and associated co-morbidities using advanced personalized models and advanced interventions, H2020- RIA

[41] myAirCoach: Analysis, modelling and sensing of both physiological and environmental factors for the customized and predictive self-management of Asthma, H2020-RIA

[42] OACTIVE: Advanced personalized, multi-scale computer models preventing OsteoArthritis, H2020-RIA

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Prof. Fakotakis is a member of the Executive Board of ELSNET (European Language and Speech Network of Excellence), Editor-in-Chief of the "European Student Journal on Language and Speech", WEB-SLS. He is also a member of IEEE, TEE, EURASIP, ESCA.