Invited Speaker

Dr. Dimitrios A. Karras, Associate Professor

Dr. Dimitrios A. Karras, Associate Professor

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), Greece

Speech Title: Advances in fuzzy order statistics in Data mining applications

Biography: Dimitrios A. Karras received his Diploma and M.Sc. Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece in 1985 and the Ph. Degree in Electrical Engineering, from the NTUA, Greece in 1995, with honors. From 1990 and up to 2004 he collaborated as visiting professor and researcher with several universities and research institutes in Greece. Since 2004, after his election, he has been with the Sterea Hellas Institute of Technology, Automation Dept., Greece as associate professor in Digital Systems and Signal Processing, till 12/2018, as well as with the Hellenic Open University, Dept. Informatics as a visiting professor in Communication Systems (the latter since 2002 and up to 2010). Since 1/2019 he is Associate Prof. in Digital Systems and Intelligent Systems, Signal Processing , in National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, School of Science, Dept. General as well as Assoc. Prof. with the EPOKA university, Computer Engineering Dept., Tirana. He has published more than 70 research refereed journal papers in various areas of pattern recognition, image/signal processing and neural networks as well as in bioinformatics and more than 185 research papers in International refereed scientific Conferences.

He has served as program committee member as well as program chair and general chair in several international workshops and conferences in the fields of signal, image, communication and automation systems. He is, also, former editor in chief (2008-2016) of the International Journal in Signal and Imaging Systems Engineering (IJSISE), academic editor in the TWSJ, ISRN Communications and the Applied Mathematics Hindawi journals as well as associate editor in various scientific journals, including CAAI, IET. He has been cited in more than 2130 research papers (, his H/G-indices are 19/47 (Google Scholar) and his Erdos number is 5. His RG score is 30.96 (

Research Interests: algorithms, fuzzy theory, graph labeling, wireless networks, distributed system, parallel programming and linear programming