Dimosthenis Karatzas

Dr Dimosthenis Karatzas

Dr Dimosthenis Karatzas

Computer Vision Centre
Room 120, Edifici O
Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
08193, Bellaterra
Barcelona, Spain


Tel: +34 935813841
Fax: +34 935811670
E-mail: dimos (append "@cvc.uab.es")

Dimosthenis Karatzas is a Senior Research Fellow at the Computer Vision Centre, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain. He received his PhD from the University of Liverpool, UK in 2003. From 2002 to 2007 he worked as a Research Fellow at the Universities of Liverpool and Southampton, UK.


His main research interests are computer vision, document image analysis and color science. He has been the principal investigator of a number of research and knowledge transfer projects. He is the recipient of the prestigious 2013 IAPR / ICDAR Young Investigator Award “for outstanding service to the ICDAR community in a variety of roles, as well as innovative research in human perception-based document analysis.”


Dr Karatzas has been general chair of IWRR2014 and WSETM 2009, a Program Chair for ICDAR 2017, Publications Chair for ICDAR 2009, Publicity Chair for ACPR 2013 while he is regularly serving on the program committees of ICDAR, DAS, PRIS and ICMWI.


Dr Karatzas has been a founding member and a member of the executive committee of the UK Chapter of the SPIE, while he is currently the vice-chair of IAPR TC-11 (Reading Systems), a member of the IAPR-Industrial Liaison Committee and member of the IEEE, the SPIE and the IAPR.


Dr Karatzas serves in the board of directors of the spin-off company TruColour, UK, which he founded with colleagues in 2007 and specializes on perception-based color calibration solutions.


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Research Interests

  • Computer Vision

  • Colour Image Analysis

  • Document Image Analysis and Understanding

  • Colour Calibration

  • Colour Science and Human Perception

  • Intelligent Sensing


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