Multimedia Research Group
MediaLab of Athena Research & Innovation Center

The Institute for Language and Speech Processing has an open call for 7 external collaborators for the purposes of the Greek National Project ‘Synthesis‘. The call is open till July 18, 2014, 15:00. Collaboration involves: Development of a DBMS using international standards and best practices for web applications Development of interactive multimedia applications and 3D/VR […]

The Multimedia Research Group has an open call for 4 external collaborators for the purposes of the Greek National Project ‘GameIt‘. The call is open till June 19, 2014, 15:00. A brief description of the vacancies is as follows: Two (2) electrical or informatics engineers for the development of Ontology mapping system Serious games scenario […]

VAMCT2013 – the 1st International Workshop on “Virtual Archaeology: Museums & Cultural Tourism” concluded successfully. More than 60 participants and about 40 original works have been presented. The participants agreed to proceed with the organization of a summer school next year and VAMCT2015 the year after. Some shots from the Conference and the visits to […]

The University of the Aegean, Dept. of Mediterranean Studies, Laboratory of Archaeometry (GR) in collaboration with: The University of the Aegean, Dept. of Product and Systems Design Engineering (GR) Athena-Research and Innovation Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies (GR) Duke University, Dept. of Classical Studies (US) Under the Auspices of the Ministry Culture and […]

Anestis Koutsoudis and George Pavlidis participated in the Seminar “Diagnostic techniques in the science of artworks curation” organized by the Crossdisciplinary Postgraduade Programme “Protection, Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Monuments” of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, held 17th-19th Feb. 2012. This included invited talks at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a visit at the Multimedia […]

Content based retrieval engine in a Virtual Museum of Pottery An interactive virtual museum of 3D pottery artefacts has been used as a case study. The virtual visitor can perform queries to the system like ‘Where in this 3D scene I can find vessels similar to this’. Again an attempt to combine a content-based retrieval […]

3DSSE is an experimental search engine that allows the user to explore 3D scenes using keywords. The engine is based on the annotation of 3D scenes in order to identify and describe specific ontologies within that scene. The metadata that follow each 3D scene contain information about each ontology (e.g. building, statue, artefact) as well […]

The project involved the three-dimensional digitization and reconstruction of urban areas. The project deals with the idea of combining the usage of commercial and open source software systems in 3D graphics in order to produce realistic virtual walkthroughs for culture heritage promotion with a minimum budget and low cost infrastructure. We have attempted the 3D […]

A virtual walkthrough at the port of Argostoli, Kefalonia, as it was before the devastating earthquake of 1953. The three-dimensional reconstruction of the area, based on topographic maps, historical photographs and documentary material, depicts the area of the port of Argostoli at the time before the earthquake. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post […]

The Byzantine fortress of Kavala is located on top of the peninsula of Virgin Mary, where the old town is built. In Byzantine times and later, many successive reconstructions and alterations to the fortifications have been made by the Byzantines, the Venetians and the Turks. The fortress at its present condition was built during the […]

Case: Digitization of Religious Monuments in the region of Mani, Peloponnese The project involves the digitization and 3D reconstruction of a Byzantine church in the area of Stavri in Mani and the Post-Byzantine church of Aghios Vasileios in the Kelefa settlement. The goal of the project was the universal dissemination of the monuments. The virtual […]

‘Clepsydra’ – Cultural Heritage Digitization Center provides integrated solutions for 2D and 3D digitization projects. Its state-of-the-art infrastructure ensures high quality results and, at the same time, various alternatives to challenging digitization projects by taking under consideration any particularities that may arise. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on […]

The Department of Multimedia participaed in the International Symposium “Information and Communication Technologies in Cultural Heritage” held in Ioannina, Greece, Oct. 16-18, 2008, with the work “Museums In The Virtual World”. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share […]

The Department participated in the seminar “Advanced subjects of digitization, processing and analysis of 3D data and applications”, organized by the project “Strengthening of studies in informatics” of the Technological Educational Institution of Serres, 6-8 June 2007, Serres, Greece. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on […]

A very successful participation of the Department in the Third International Conference of Museology held at Mytilene, Greece, on 5-9 June, 2006. Two papers and two posters accepted for publication. G. Pavlidis, D. Tsiafakis, F. Arnaoutoglou, K. Balla, A. Pikrakis, C. Chamzas, “Musical Universe” G. Pavlidis, D. Tsiafakis, A. Koutsoudis, F. Arnaoutoglou, V. Tsioukas, C. […]