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Published: March 15, 2001.

Speakers

Antonis Argyros
Institute of Computer Science
Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas
71110 Heraklion
Crete
Greece
Email: argyros@ics.forth.gr

Dr. Antonis Argyros is a researcher at ICS-FORTH where he coordinates the Computer Vision and Robotics Lab. He got his Ph.D. from the Dept. of Computer Science, Univ. of Crete, Greece, in visual motion analysis. During his post-doc at KTH, Sweden, he worked on vision-based, reactive robot navigation. Dr. Argyros was nominated by the VIRGO TMR Network to represent it at the "TMR Networks Conference", Graz, Austria, May 1998. He also received the "DAGS Interns Grant Award", DAGS Institute for Advanced Graduate Studies, DAGS/PC '92, Dartmouth College, USA. He has been involved in many RTD projects in image analysis and computer vision. His current research interests are in computer vision and robotics and particularly in the visual perception of space and motion, focus of attention and in alternatve visual sensors.

Antonis will present Enhancing Museum Visitor Access Through Robotic Avatars Connected to the Web