Junior Researcher

The Department of Informatics and Telematics of the Harokopio University of Athens offers a full-time vacancy for a junior researcher position in the area of computer vision technologies.

The position activities will focus on the application of various Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine/deep learning solutions to image analysis tasks. The selected candidate will receive funding from relevant EC research projects.

Multimodal Explainable Artificial Intelligence

You can find below (in arXiv format) our recent work on “Multimodal Explainable Artificial Intelligence: A Comprehensive Review of Methodological Advances and Future Research Directions”. The study systematically analyzes the landscape of multimodal-XAI, taking into account (among others) the following criteria: a) The number of the involved modalities, b) The stage at which explanations are […]

EMPACT Firearms strategic meeting

Ceasefire activities regarding tackling firearms trafficking were successfully presented at the EMPACT Firearms strategic meeting, organized by Europol on June 15. The project was represented by its technical manager, Georgios Th. Papadopoulos from Harokopio University of Athens. Interesting discussions paved the ground for future collaborative activities.

New project called KLEPTOTRACE

New EC-funded ISF security project for our team called KLEPTOTRACE: “Strengthening EU asset recovery and sanction tracing against transnational high-level corruption” (https://lnkd.in/dzFMe6A5), where the goal is to develop advanced artificial intelligence technologies in order to detect high-level corruption patterns in massive amounts of data.

KLEPOTRACE project kick-off meeting

The KLEPOTRACE EU-funded research project kick-off meeting successfully took place in Milan on June 8th, 2023. The consortium aims to combat high-level corruption methods by strengthening the investigation, tracing, and recovery of assets linked to criminal activities. In this context, the Department of Informatics and Telematics of Harokopio University of Athens (DIT-HUA) will spearhead the […]

Polícia de Segurança Pública Lisbon

Happy to visit today the headquarters of Polícia de Segurança Pública (PSP) and, in particular, the National Firearms Focal Point (NFFP) in Lisbon, in the context of the FCT project Ceasefire Project. Interesting and real-world study case, regarding how artificial intelligence can facilitate the struggle against firearms trafficking.

Final conference of RESPOND-A

It is with excitement (and a little bit of emotion) that took place today the final conference of RESPOND-A in Nicosia, Cyprus hosted by our coordinator CERIDES – Center of Excellence in Risk and Decision Sciences This is the culmination of 3 years of hard work by all consortium members, who worked together to design, […]

Visiting the police warehouses at the Head of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Gdańsk

Visiting today the police warehouses at the Head of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Gdańsk. In collaboration also with the Polish customs authorities, we are developing AI tools for automatically detecting firearms trafficking instances in fast parcel services using X-ray technologies. The first step is to develop real-world datasets. Our research is funded by the […]

Ceasefire’s 2nd physical plenary meeting

On April 4-5, Ceasefire had its 2nd physical plenary meeting in Poland, at the premises of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Gdansk, which is a partner of the project consortium. Members of Ceasefire exchanged ideas and shared progress on this exciting project about combating firearms trafficking, discussing next actions and planning future work.