Yannis Avrithis

Yannis Avrithis

Research Director
Email:
iavr@athenarc.gr
Phone:
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Dr. Yannis Avrithis is a Research Director in the Information Management Systems Institute of Athena Research Center, carrying out research on computer vision and machine learning. Before that he was at the LinkMedia team of Inria Rennes-Bretagne Atlantique, France, at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) and at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece, where he lead the Image and Video Analysis (IVA) team. He mainly works on learning visual representations from data, with as little supervision as possible. His recent work is focusing on different learning settings including metric learning, incremental learning and few-shot learning; multimodal learning including vision, language and 3D models; and interpretability. He holds the HDR qualification from University of Rennes 1, PhD and Diploma degrees from NTUA and MSc degree from Imperial College, University of London, UK. He has been involved in 16 European, 6 French and 10 Greek research projects, he has co-supervised 17 Ph.D. theses and 19 Diploma/Masters theses, and he has published 4 theses, 3 edited volumes, 30 articles in journals, 117 in conferences and workshops, 8 book chapters and 31 technical reports in the above fields. He has contributed to the organization of 23 conferences and workshops. He has served as associate editor in 2 scientific journals and as a reviewer in 15 journals and 15 conferences. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of ELLIS, ACM, EURASIP and the Technical Chamber of Greece. More details can be found here: https://avrithis.net/