Multimedia Knowledge and Social Media Analytics Laboratory

Briassouli Alexia


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Alexia Briasouli received the Diploma degree in electrical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in 1999, the Masters degree from the Interdepartmental Postgraduate Program: "Signal and Image Processing Systems: Theory, Implementations, Applications (SIPS)",  from the University of Patras in 2001, and the PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005. Since 2006 she has been a postgraduate research fellow at the Information Technologies Institute at CERTH. From 2006-2010 she taught signal, image and video processing at the undergraduate and graduate levels as an adjunct professor at the Department of Computer and Communication Engineering, in the University of Thessaly, Greece.

Her current research interests include computer vision and statistical video processing for event detection and recognition, activity recognition, analysis of crowds and temporal textures. She is the author of over 55 journal and conference publications. She has organized workshops and served as a reviewer for international journals and conferences.



Key Publications: 
K. Avgerinakis, A. Briassouli, and I. Kompatsiaris, "Activity detection using sequential statistical boundary detection (SSBD)", Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), March 2016, pp 46-61, vol 144.

C.F. Crispim-Junior, V. Buso, K. Avgerinakis, G. Meditskos, A. Briassouli, J. Benois-Pineau, I. Kompatsiaris, F. Bremond, “Semantic Event Fusion of Different Visual Modality Concepts for Activity Recognition”, Special Issue on Multimodal Human Pose Recovery and Behavior Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 38(8), pp.1598-1611, 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TPAMI.2016.2537323

V. Kaltsa, A. Briassouli, I. Kompatsiaris, L. Hadjileontiadis, M. G. Strintzis, "Swarm Intelligence for Detecting Interesting Events in Crowded Environments", IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, vol 24, issue 7, pp 2153-2166, July 2015. DOI: 10.1109/TIP.2015.2409559

S. Tachos, K. Avgerinakis, A. Briassouli, I. Kompatsiaris, "Appearance and Depth for Rapid Human Activity Recogntion in Real Applications", British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Sep. 2015, pages 38.1-38.12. BMVA Press. DOI: 10.5244/C.29.38.

K. Avgerinakis, K. Adam, A. Briassouli, Y. Kompatsiaris, "Moving camera human activity localization and recognition with motionplanes and multiple homographies", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Quebec city, Canada, Sep. 2015.

V. Kaltsa, A. Briassouli, I. Kompatsiaris and M. G. Strintzis,  "Swarm - based Motion Features for Anomaly Detection in Crowds", 2014 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Paris, France, Oct 27-30, 2014.