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Petros Koutras

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Petros Koutras
PhD Student
Office: 2.2.19
Phone: (+30) 210772-2964
Fax: (+30) 210772-3397
E-mail: pkoutras@cs
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Petros Koutras was born in Athens in 1987. He received the Diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens in July 2012. His diploma thesis, supervised by Prof. Petros Maragos, was in estimation of Eye Gaze and emotion classification based on Active Appearance Models and using Geometrical and Pattern Recognition techniques.

Petros is currently a PhD student in the CVSP Group, school of ECE, NTUA, under the supervision of Prof. Petros Maragos, working in the general area of Computer Vision and its applications. His research interests lie primary in the field of Face Modeling, Visual Saliency and Event Detection.

Journal Publications

  • P. Koutras and P. Maragos,
    A Perceptually based Spatio-Temporal Computational Framework for Visual Saliency Estimation,
    Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol 38, pp. 15-31, 2015.

Conference Publications

  • G. Panagiotaropoulou, P. Koutras, A. Katsamanis, P. Maragos, A. Zlatintsi, A. Protopapas, E. Karavasilis and N. Smyrnis,
    FMRI-Based Perceptual Validation of A Computational Model for Visual and Auditory Saliency in Videos
    In Proc. IEEE Int'l. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP-2016), Phoenix, AZ, USA, Sept. 2016.

  • P. Koutras, A. Zlatintsi, E.Iosif, A. Katsamanis, P. Maragos and A. Potamianos,
    Predicting Audio-Visual Salient Events Based on Visual, Audio and Text Modalities for Movie Summarization
    In Proc. IEEE Int'l. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP-2015), Quebec, Canada, Sep. 2015.

  • P. Koutras and P. Maragos,
    Estimation of Eye Gaze Direction Angles Based on Active Appearance Models
    In Proc. IEEE Int'l. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP-2015), Quebec, Canada, Sep. 2015.

  • A. Zlatintsi, P. Koutras, N. Efthymiou, P. Maragos, A. Potamianos and K. Pastra,
    Quality Evaluation of Computational Models for Movie Summatization
    In Proc. 7th Int'l. Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX-2015), Costa Navarino, Messinia, Greece, May 2015.

  • P. Maragos and P. Koutras,
    Max-Product Dynamical Systems and Applications to Audio-Visual Salient Event Detection in Videos
    In Proc. Int’l Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP-2015), Brisbane, Australia, April 2015.

  • K. Maninis, P. Koutras and P. Maragos,
    Advances on Action Recognition in videos using an Interest Point Detector based on Multiband Spatio-Temporal Energies
    In Proc. IEEE Int'l. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP-2014), France, Oct. 2014.

  • P. Koutras, A. Katsamanis and P. Maragos,
    Predicting Eyes' Fixations in Movie Videos: Visual Saliency Experiments on a New Eye-Tracking Database
    In Proc. Human Computer Interaction Conf. (Eng. Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics) (HCI-2014), Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Jun 2014.

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