Areas of Research Activities 

  • Robot Perception.
  • Robot Interaction.
  • Audio-Visual Perception.
  • Computer Vision and Image Processing.
  • Multichannel and Multimodal Speech and Language Processing.
  • Audio processing.
  • Biomedical signal processing and modeling.
  • Audio-Visual information processing as well as cue-integration and fusion of other multimedia streams that are produced and utilized in multimodal (audio, video, text, graphics, tactile) human-robot interaction.
  • Information processing topics in problems of cultural heritage and digital arts.
  • Nonlinear systems: Morphology, Fractals, Chaos, Automata.
  • Statistical systems and Graphical models for Detection, Estimation, Inference.
  • Cognitive systems for Perception, Action, Learning. Modeling of multimodal information processing in the Brain.

Research Projects

  • BabyRobot  | Child-Robot Communication and Collaboration: Edutainment, Behavioural Modelling and Cognitive Development in Typically Developing and Autistic Spectrum Children, 
  • iMuSciCA | Interactive Music Science Collaborative Activities
  • DIRHA | Distant-speech Interaction for Robust Home Applications, 
  • SpeDial | Spoken Dialogue Analytics


Collaborating Faculty members and Senior Researchers from Universities and Research Institutes of Greece, Europe and USA., Post-Doctoral Researchers Research Assistants, Graduate students Technical Support

Collaborating Groups

The RPI Unit of Athena RIC is closely collaborating with the following groups:

  • Computer Vision, Speech Communication and Signal Processing Group at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).
  • Institute of Language and Speech Processing (ILSP), “Athena” Research and Innovation Center, Athens, Greece.
  • Department of Computer & Communication Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece.
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece.
  • Department of Philosophy and History of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA).