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  • E. Spyrou, R. Nikopoulou, I. Vernikos and Ph. Mylonas, Emotion Recognition from Speech Using the Bag-of-Visual Words on Audio Segment Spectrograms. Technologies 2019, 7(1), 20, MDPI, 2019
  • G. Dimas, D.E. Diamantis, P. Kalozoumis, and D.K. Iakovidis, “Uncertainty-Aware Visual Perception System for Outdoor Navigation of the Visually Challenged”, Sensors, 20(8), 2385, 2020.
  • D.K. Iakovidis, “Sensors, Signal and Image Processing in Biomedicine and Assisted Living,” Sensors, vol. 20, no. 18, p. 5071, 2020
  • D.K. Iakovidis, and E. Spyrou, “Special Focus on Optical Measurement Methods for Health and Related Applications,” Measurement Science and Technology, vol. 32, no. 030103, 2020
  • C. Ntakolia, and D.K. Iakovidis “A swarm intelligence graph-based pathfinding algorithm (SIGPA) for multi-objective route planning,” Computers & Operations Research, vol. 133, no. 105358, 2021
  • C. Ntakolia, and D.K. Iakovidis, “A route planning framework for a wearable assistive navigation system,” SN Applied Sciences, vol.3, no. 104, 2021 
  • C. Ntakolia, G. Dimas, and D.K. Iakovidis, “User-Centered System Design for Assisted Navigation of Visually Impaired Individuals in Outdoor Cultural Environments,” Universal Access in the Information Society, 2020, doi: 10.1007/s10209-020-00764-1
  • D. Diamantis, and D.K. Iakovidis, “ASML: Algorithm-Agnostic Architecture for Scalable Machine Learning Applications,” IEEE Access, 2021, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3069857
  • G. Sovatzidi, D.K. Iakovidis, “Stepladder Determinative Brain Storm Optimization,” Applied Intelligence, 2022, doi: 10.1007/s10489-022-03171-6
  • T. Psallidas, P. Koromilas, T. Giannakopoulos and E. Spyrou, “Multimodal summarization of user‑generated videos.” Applied Sciences, 11(11), 5260, MDPI, 2021
  • M.D. Vasilakakis, and D.K. Iakovidis, “Fuzzy Similarity Phrases for Interpretable Data Classification," Information Sciences, 2022, doi: 10.1016/j.ins.2023.01.009
  • C. Ntakolia, D.C. Koutsiou, and D.K. Iakovidis, “Emotion-Aware Brainstorm Optimization,” Memetic Computing, 2022, doi: 10.21203/ (preprint)
  • G. Dimas, and D.K. Iakovidis, “Virtual Grid Mapping for Visual Size Measurements," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2023 (accepted)


  • G. Dimas G., C. Ntakolia, D.K. Iakovidis, “Obstacle Detection Based on Generative Adversarial Networks and Fuzzy Sets for Computer-Assisted Navigation.” In: Macintyre J., Iliadis L., Maglogiannis I., Jayne C. (eds) Engineering Applications of Neural Networks. EANN 2019. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1000. Springer, Cham, pp. 533-544, 2019.
  • D.E. Diamantis, D.-C.C. Koutsiou, and D.K. Iakovidis, “Staircase Detection using a Lightweight Look-Behind Fully Convolutional Neural Network” in Proc. Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN) 2019. Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer, pp. 522-532, 2019.
  • N. Panagou, P. Oikonomou, P.K. Papadopoulos, M. Koziri, T. Loukopoulos, and D. Iakovidis, “On Predicting Bottlenecks in Wavefront Parallel Video Coding Using Deep Neural Networks” in Proc. Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN) 2019. Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer, pp. 501-510, 2019.
  • G. Drakopoulos, G. Pikramenos, E. Spyrou and S. Perantonis. Emotion Recognition From Speech: A Survey. In Proc. of Int’l Conf. on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST), 2019
  • G. Pikramenos, G. Smyrnis, I. Vernikos, T. Konidaris, E. Spyrou and S. Perantonis. Sentiment Analysis from Sound Spectrograms via Soft BoVW and Temporal Structure Modelling. In Proc. of Int’l Conf. on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM), 2020
  • G. Sovatzidi, D.K. Iakovidis, “Determinative Braistorm Optimization,” In: Ying TanYuhui ShiMilan Tuba (eds) International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ICSI), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 12145, pp. 259–271, 2020
  • D.C.-C Koutsiou, M. Savelonas, D.K. Iakovidis, “H-V Shadow Detection Based on Electromagnetism-Like Optimization,” in Proc. European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2020, pp. 635-639
  • G. Sovatzidi, D.C.-C Koutsiou, M. Savelonas, D.K. Iakovidis, “Image Segmentation based on Determinative Brain Storm Optimization,” in Proc. International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation & Personalization, Zakynthos, 2020, pp.1-6.
  • G. Dimas, E. Cholopoulou, D.K. Iakovidis, “Self-Supervised Soft Obstacle Detection for Safe Navigation of Visually Impaired People,” IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST), 2021, doi: 10.1109/IST50367.2021.9651326
  • G. Dimas, P. Gatoula, D.K. Iakovidis, “MonoSOD: Monocular Salient Object Detection based on Predicted Depth,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2021, pp. 4377-4383
  • T. Psallidas, M.D. Vasilakakis, E. Spyrou, and D.K. Iakovidis, “Multimodal Video Summarization based on Fuzzy Similarity Features” IEEE 14th Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing Workshop, 2022, 10.1109/IVMSP54334.2022.9816266
  • A Mitsou, D.-C. Koutsiou, D. Diamantis, T. Psallidas, G. Dimas, M. Vasilakakis, P. Kalozoumis, E. Spyrou, S. Perantonis, A. Krukowski, and D. Iakovidis, “ENORASI Assistive Computer Vision-based System for the Visually Impaired: A User Evaluation Study,” PETRA 2022, pp. 668–677, doi:10.1145/3529190.3534784
  • G. Sovatzidi, D.K. Iakovidis, “Brainstorming Fuzzy Cognitive Maps for Camera-based Assistive Navigation,” Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations (AIAI), 2022, pp. 17-28.
  • G. Pikramenos, K. Kechagias, Th. Psallidas, G. Smyrnis, E. Spyrou, and S. Perantonis, “Dimensionality Reduction and Attention Mechanisms for Extracting Affective State from Sound Spectrograms.” In: De Marsico M., Sanniti di Baja G., Fred A. (eds) Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods. ICPRAM 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12594. Springer, Cham, 2020
  • G. Paraskevopoulou, E. Spyrou and S.J. Perantonis, “A Data Augmentation Approach for Improving the Performance of Speech Emotion Recognition.” In Proc. of Int’l Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP), 2022, doi: 10.5220/0011148000003289
  • T. Psallidas, A. Mitsou, G. Pikramenos, E. Spyrou and Th. Giannakopoulos, “ARCHEO: A Dataset for Sound Event Detection in Areas of Touristic Interest.” In Proc. of Int’l Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP), 2020, doi: 10.1109/SMAP49528.2020.9248467
  • D.K. Iakovidis, E. Spyrou, A. Krukowski, “Wearable System for Inclusive Cultural Tourism based on Artificial Intelligence,” in Proc. International Conferences on Tourism, Crete, Jun. 2022,
  • T. Psallidas, E. Spyrou and S. J. Perantonis, Summarization of User-Generated Videos Fusing Handcrafted and Deep Audiovisual Features.  In Proc. of Int'l Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP), 2022 DOI:

Book Chapters

  • D.K. Iakovidis, D. Diamantis, G. Dimas, C. Ntakolia, E. Spyrou, "Digital Enhancement of Cultural Experience and Accessibility for the Visually Impaired", In Improved Mobility for the Visually Impaired, Sara Paiva (eds), Springer, pp. 237-271, 2020.
  • Α. Loukopoulos, M. Koziri, N. Panagou, P.K. Papadopoulos, D.K. Iakovidis, "Cloud Video Guidance as “Deus ex Machina” for the Visually Impaired", In Improved Mobility for the Visually Impaired, Sara Paiva (eds), Springer, pp. 127-143, 2020.
  • D.E. Diamantis, P.G. Kalozoumis, D.K. Iakovidis, “Digital Twin for Simulation and Evaluation of Assistive Navigation Systems,” Digital Twins for Digital Transformation: Innovation in Industry, pp. 147-170, 2022

Other publications

  • Pantazis, G., Dimas, G., & Iakovidis, D. K. (2020). SalSum: Saliency-based Video Summarization using Generative Adversarial Networks. arXiv preprint arXiv:2011.10432.