Dr. Panagiota Tania STATHAKI

M.Eng., DIC, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (Reader)

in Signal Processing

 

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Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tania_Stathaki

 

Contact Details
Phone: +44 (0)207 594 6229
Fax : +44 (0)207 594 6234
Email : t.stathaki@imperial.ac.uk
Room No: 812

Communications and Signal Processing Research Group

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Imperial College London

Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ

United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

 

Panagiota Tania Stathaki was born in Athens, Greece. She received the Masters degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, and the Ph.D. degree in Signal Processing from Imperial College, London, U.K. She was a Lecturer with the Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, London, U.K., and an Assistant Professor with the Department of Technology Education and Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece. She is currently a Reader (Associate Professor) with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Imperial College. She has internationally acknowledged research expertise in Image Processing, Computer Vision and Machine Learning and, more specifically, image fusion, image registration, change detection, object detection and recognition, and object tracking. She has mainly been involved in defence, security, cultural heritage and environmental monitoring applications and has collaborated with various UK companies such as Dstl, General Dynamics, Selex Galileo and BAE Systems. She is actively involved in various European Union and UK research projects and she has co-authored many papers on signal and image processing and computer vision.

 

 

Research Group

 

Dr. Panagiotis Barmpoutis

Image Processing and Computer Vision in Forestry

Tianrui Liu

Object Detection in Complex Environments

Erika Pellegrino

Signal Processing for Crack Detection in Building Surfaces

 

Courses

 

Fourth Year/MSc

Digital Image Processing

Second Year

Signals and Systems

First Year

Digital Electronics

 

Current Research Grants

 

 

1.        H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015 / Proposal Number 691218 / Proposal Acronym: Terpsichore /Personal Value £148,065, Start date: 01-04-2016. Duration 4 years. Partner.

2.        NERC / Grant Reference NE/N012526/1 / Proposal Acronym: Nordeste /Personal Value £178,138, Start date: 01-08-2016. Duration 3 years. Co-Investigator.

 

 

Collaborators

 

 

1.        Democritus University of Thrace DUT (Greece). Contact name Professor Nikolaos Mitianoudis.

2.        Informatics and Telematics Institute ITI (Greece). Contact name Dr. Nikos Grammalidis.

3.        Kingston University (UK). Contact name Dr. Vassilis Argyriou.

4.        Remote Sensing Lab, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens NTUA (Greece). Contact names Prof. Tasos Doulamis, Prof. Nikos Doulamis.

5.        Research Institute of Electronic Engineering Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China. Contact name Xiaohui Zhao.

 

 

Journal Publications

 

1.         Tania Stathaki, "Segmentation of textured surfaces using mixed order statistics and neural networks classifiers", Electronics Letters, November 1995, Vol. 31, No. 23.

2.         Tania Stathaki, "Some bounds on second and higher order correlations for bandlimited random processes", Electronics Letters, April 1996, Vol. 32, No. 9.

3.         Tania Stathaki, "Autoregressive modelling through joint and weighted second and third order statistics", Electronics Letters, July 1996, Vol. 32, No.14.

4.         Steven C. K. Chan and Tania Stathaki, "Signal modelling through adaptive Volterra representations", Electronics Letters, December 1997, Vol. 33, No. 25.

5.         L. Rebollo-Neira, A. G. Constantinides and Tania Stathaki, "Signal representation for compression and noise reduction through frame-based wavelets", IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, March 98, Vol. 46, No. 3, Pages: 587-597.

6.         Tania Stathaki, "Root moments: a digital signal processing perspective", IEE Proc. on Vision Signal and Image Processing, Vol. 145, No. 4, August 1998.

7.         Steven C. K. Chan, Tania Stathaki and A. G. Constantinides, "Adaptive weighting factor least squares algorithm for Volterra signal modelling", IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems I, Vol. 47, Issue 4, April 2000, Pages: 545 -554.

8.         Tania Stathaki and Ioannis Fotinopoulos, "Equirriple minimum phase FIR filter design from linear phase systems using root moments", IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing, Vol. 48, Issue 6, June 2001, Pages: 580 -587.

9.         Min-Cheol Hong, Tania Stathaki and Aggelos Katsaggelos, "Iterative regularised multichannel least mean mixed norm image restoration", Journal of Optical Engineering, 41(10), October 2002, Pages: 2515-2524.

10.     Eftychios Papoulis and Tania Stathaki, "DFT algorithm based on FIR filter banks", Electronics Letters, Volume: 39, Issue: 1, January 2003, Pages: 157-158.

11.     Eftychios Papoulis and Tania Stathaki, "Improved performance adaptive algorithm for system identification under impulsive noise", Electronics Letters, Volume: 39, Issue: 11, May 2003, Pages: 878-880.

12.     Eftychios Papoulis and Tania Stathaki, "Extension of generalised subband decomposition-based adaptive FIR structure", Electronics Letters, Volume: 39, Issue: 15, July 2003, Pages: 1157 – 1158.

13.     Kaaren May, Tania Stathaki and Aggelos Katsaggelos, "Spatially adaptive intensity bounds for image restoration", Eurasip Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Volume 2003, Number 12, 1 November 2003, Pages: 1167-1180.

14.     Eftychios Papoulis and Tania Stathaki, "A normalized robust mixed-norm adaptive algorithm for system identification", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Volume: 11, Issue: 1, January 2004, Pages: 56–59.

15.     Nikolaos Mitianoudis, Tania Stathaki, "Overcomplete source separation using Laplacian Mixture Models", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Volume 12, Issue 4, April 2005 Page(s):277 – 280.

16.     Min-Cheol Hong, Tania Stathaki and Aggelos Katsaggelos, "Iterative regularized mixed norm multichannel image restoration", Journal of Electronic Imaging, 14(1), 013004 (JanMar 2005).

17.     Mitianoudis N., Stathaki Tania, Constantinides A.G. "Smooth Signal Extraction from instantaneous mixtures", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 14, No. 4, April 2007.

18.     Mitianoudis N., Stathaki Tania, "Pixel-based and Region-based Image Fusion schemes using ICA bases", Information Fusion 8 (2), pp. 131–142, April 2007.

19.     Li Q., Mitianoudis N., Stathaki Tania, "Spatial Kernel K-Harmonic Means Clustering for Multi-spectral Image Thresholding", IET proceedings in Image Processing, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 156-167, June 2007.

20.     Mitianoudis N., Stathaki Tania, "Batch and online underdetermined source separation using Laplacian Mixture Models", to appear in IEEE Transactions in Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 1818 - 1832, August 2007.

21.     Tzimiropoulos G., Mitianoudis N., Stathaki Tania, "Robust recognition of planar shapes under affine transforms using Principal Component Analysis", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 14, No. 10, pp. 723 - 726, October 2007.

22.     Mitianoudis N., Stathaki Tania, "Joint Fusion and Blind Restoration for Multiple Image Scenarios with Missing Data", The Computer Journal, Vol. 50, No. 6, November 2007.

23.     Mahmood A., Tudor P.M., Oxford W., Hansford R., Nelson J.D B., Kingsbury N.G., Katartzis A., Petrou M., Mitianoudis N. , Stathaki Tania, Achim A., Bull D., Canagarajah N., Nikolov S., Loza A., Cvejic N., "Applied Multi-Dimensional Fusion", The Computer Journal, Vol. 50, No. 6, November 2007.

24.     Mitianoudis N., Stathaki Tania, "Optimal contrast correction for ICA-based fusion of multimodal images", IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 8, No. 12, pp. 2016 - 2026, Dec. 2008.

25.     Tzimiropoulos G., Mitianoudis N., Stathaki Tania, "A unifying approach to moment-based shape orientation and symmetry classification", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol 18, No. 1, pp. 125 - 139, Jan. 2009.

26.     Katzouraki Antonia and Stathaki Tania, "Intelligent traffic control on internet-like topologies-integration of graph principles to classic Runge-Kutta methods", American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Journal of Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems (DCDS) Supplements, pp. 404-415, Sep. 2009.

27.     Tzimiropoulos G., Argyriou Vassilios, Zafeiriou S. and Stathaki Tania, "Robust FFT-based scale-invariant image registration", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Vol. 32, Issue 10, pp. 1899-1906, October 2010.

28.     G. Tzimiropoulos, V. Argyriou, T. Stathaki, “Subpixel registration with gradient correlation”, IEEE Transactions in Image Processing, June 2011, Vol. 20, Issue 6, 1761-1767, June 2011.

29.     S. Giannarou, T. Stathaki, “Optimal edge detection using multiple operators for image understanding”, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, July 2011, 2011:28 doi:10.1186/1687-6180-2011-28.

30.     S. Zafeiriou, G. Tzimiropoulos, M. Petrou, T. Stathaki, “Regularized kernel discriminant analysis with a robust kernel for face recognition and verification”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Vol. 23, Issue 3, pp. 526-534, March 2012.

31.     Amanjit Dulai and Tania Stathaki, “Mean-shift tracking under severe occlusion”, IET Signal Processing, special issue on Multi-Sensor Signal Processing for Defence: Detection, Localisation & Classification, Vol. 6, Issue 5, pp. 534-540, July 2012.

32.     N. Gkalelis, V. Mezaris, I. Kompatsiaris, T. Stathaki, "Linear subclass support vector machines", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 9, pp. 575-578, September 2012.

33.     N. Gkalelis, V. Mezaris, I. Kompatsiaris, T. Stathaki, "Mixture subclass discriminant analysis link to restricted Gaussian model and other generalizations", IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, to appear until January 2013.

34.     “Deep Residual Network for Robust Pedestrian Detection using Semantic Segmentation Network” to appear at Machine Learning at Scale, Frontiers in Neurorobotics. 34. Z. I. Petrou, V. Kosmidou, I. Manakos, T. Stathaki, M. Adamo, C. Tarantino, V. Tomaselli, P. Blonda, M. Petrou, “A rule-based classification methodology to handle uncertainty in habitat mapping employing evidential reasoning and fuzzy logic”, Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 48, Issue 9, October 2014, pages 24-33.

35.     Z. I. Petrou, I. Manakos, T. Stathaki, C. A. Mücher, M. Adamo, “Discrimination of vegetation height categories with passive satellite sensor imagery using texture analysis”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, Vol. 8, No. 4, March 2015, pages 1442-1455.

36.     Z. I. Petrou, I. Manakos, T. Stathaki, “Remote sensing for biodiversity monitoring: A review of methods for biodiversity indicator extraction and assessment of progress towards international targets”, Biodiversity and Conservation, Vol. 24, Issue 10, pages 2333-2363, June 2015.

37.     Xiaohui Zhao, Yicheng Jiang, Tania Stathaki, Huisheng Zhang, “Gait recognition method for arbitrary straight walking paths using appearance conversion machine”, Neurocomputing 2015, Vol. 173, Issue P3, January 2016, pages 530-540.

38.     Xiaohui Zhao, Yicheng Jiang, Tania Stathaki, “A novel low false alarm rate pedestrian detection framework based on single depth images”, Image and Video Computing, Vol. 45, Issue C, January 2016, pages

39.     D. Konstantinidis, T. Stathaki, V. Argyriou, N. Grammalidis, “Building detection using enhanced HOG-LBP features and region refinement processes”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, Vol. 10, Issue 3, March 2017, pages 888-905.

40.     M. ElMikaty, T. Stathaki, “Detection of cars in high-resolution aerial images of complex urban environments”, IEEE Transactions of Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Issue 99, July 2017.

41.     M. ElMikaty, T. Stathaki, "Car detection in aerial images of dense urban areas," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Issue 99, July 2017.

42.     Z. Omar, T. Stathaki, M.M. Mokji, L.I. Izhar, "A Hybrid Chebyshev-ICA Image Fusion Method Based on Regional Saliency", Telkomnika, Vol. 15, Issue 2, 2017, pp. 934-941.

43.     Xiaohui Zhao, Yicheng Jiang, Tania Stathaki, “Automatic target recognition strategy for synthetic aperture radar images based on combined discrimination trees”, Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, Volume 2017, Article ID 7186120, 18 Special Issue on "Recent Developments in Deep Learning for Engineering Applications.

44.     Alexiadis D.S., Mitianoudis N., Stathaki T., "Frequency-domain joint motion and disparity estimation using steerable filters", Inventions, 3(1), 12, pp. 1-29, 2018.

45.     Alexiadis D.S., Mitianoudis N., Stathaki T., "Multidimensional directional steerable filters - Theory and application to 3D flow estimation", Image and Vision Computing, Volume 71, March 2018, Pages 38-67.

46.     Eftychios Protopapadakis, Athanasios Voulodimos, Anastasios Doulamis, Nikolaos Doulamis, Tania Stathaki, "Automatic crack detection for tunnel inspection using deep learning and heuristic image post-processing", to appear at Applied Intelligence, Springer.

47.     Tianrui Liu and Tania Stathaki, “Deep Residual Network for Robust Pedestrian Detection using Semantic Segmentation Network” to appear at Machine Learning at Scale, Frontiers in Neurorobotics.

 

Book

 

Tania Stathaki, ed. "Image Fusion: Algorithms and Applications", Academic Press, 2008.