V4Design - New project to support architects and VR game designers!

MKLab coordinates the H2020 project V4Design, started in January1st, 2018. V4Design aims at reusing and repurposing visual and textual content for inspiring architecture and virtual reality game (VR) designing.

H2020 – EOPEN launches a new website!

The H2020 project EOPEN, started in November 1st, 2017 aims at developing an open interoperable platform for unified access and analysis of earth observation data.

SUITCEYES project to assist the deafblind

MKLab proudly participates in SUITCEYES, a new exciting project aimed at creating a smart garment that can act as a communicative interface for deafblind people, which will begin in early 2018.

Press Article for ROBORDER project in Greece

The article describes the objectives of ROBORDER project focusing on developing a swarm of autonomous and heterogeneous robots for border surveillance and its application impact in Greece and Europe.

Assistive Technology for the Elderly behind a Vast Change

As scientists, we are used to evaluating and presenting our results with numbers, tables and graphs. What we all tend to forget is that research in the bigger picture is about improving people's lives and has direct impact to our society. Therefore, we were more than glad when such a prominent example appeared. One participant in our research project in assistive technology for the elderly, presented such a vast change that she, much to our surprise, appeared on the popular TV show “Greece Got Talent”, on a major Greek TV network.

Best Poster Award @ ACM ICMR 2017

The paper “Concept Language Models and Event-based Concept Number Selection for Zero-example Event Detection”, by D. Galanopoulos, F. Markatopoulou, V. Mezaris, and I. Patras, received the Best Poster Award at the ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR 2017) that took place in Bucharest, Romania.

Tweet Verification Assistant snapshot

MKLab will present their work on Learning to Detect Misleading Content on Twitter and YouTube to ICMR 2017

MKLab have been working for some time now on the problems of fake news and of misinformation in social media. Our work has recently led to some important achievements: we developed a very effective machine learning-based algorithm for automatically deciding whether a tweet is credible, i.e. whether it accurately reflects the event to which it refers.

MKLab Published its First MOOC on Udemy

MKLab proudly announces the release of its "Dynamics of Knowledge Organisation" MOOC on Udemy. Featuring more than 2 hours of recorded video content, the course studies the involvement and application of semantics in Digital Preservation and has been produced within the context of the PERICLES FP7 project.

Release of concept detection scores for IACC.3

We provide a complete set of concept detection scores, using our state of the art concept detectors, for the videos of the IACC.3 dataset that is used in the TRECVID AVS Task from 2016 and on (600 hr of internet archive videos). Concept detection scores for 1345 concepts (1000 ImageNet concepts and 345 TRECVID SIN concepts) have been generated using two different automatic video annotation methods. The dataset and the related publications can be found at: https://www.zenodo.org/record/292994#.WNEb2mexWUm.

MKLab successfully showcased the results of HOMER Project to Law Enforcement Agents from South East Europe

The HOMER South East European RoadShow Event was held in Thessaloniki, Greece on December 15, 20016, co-organized by MKLab (ITI-CERTH), South-East European Research Centre and the Bulgarian Defense Institute. During the event the achievements of the HOMER consortium were presented to law enforcement and security agencies from South East Europe focusing on demonstrating the Homemade Explosive (HME) Discovery Tools and the HME Knowledge Management Platform (KMP).