Intelligent Digital Transformation Laboratory

The Intelligent Digital Transformation Laboratory was established in 2020, as a successor to the e-Services, e-Learning & e-Government Lab that had been founded in 2008. It is part of the Information Technologies Institute of CERTH. The Lab focuses on research and development in the areas of video/image/multimedia understanding and artificial intelligence, and on how these technologies can be applied towards transforming various business sectors and the society at large.


(Sept. 2021) A new and exciting research project just started: the H2020 RIA "CRiTERIA: Comprehensive Data-driven Risk and Threat Assessment Methods for the Early and Reliable Identification, Validation and Analysis of migration-related Risks".

(Sept. 2021) The Verification Plugin by InVID & WeVerify has reached 50,000+ users in chrome!

(May 2021) Call for Papers, Special Issue on "Data-driven Personalisation of Television Content", Multimedia Systems Journal (Springer). Paper submission deadline: September 15, 2021.

(Feb. 2021) Call for Papers, DataTV 2021: 2nd Int. Workshop on Data-driven Personalisation of Television at the ACM Int. Conf. on Interactive Media Experiences (IMX 2021), June 21-23, 2021 (to be held as a virtual event). Paper submission deadline: 29 March 2021.

(Feb. 2021) The Verification Plugin by InVID & WeVerify has reached 40,000+ users in chrome!

(Jan. 2021) E. Apostolidis, E. Adamantidou, A. Metsai, V. Mezaris, I. Patras, "Video Summarization Using Deep Neural Networks: A Survey", arXiv:2101.06072,

(Jan. 2021) The proceedings of the MMM 2021 conference are now available as Springer LNCS vol. 12572 (MMM 2021 Proceedings Part I) and LNCS vol. 12573 (MMM 2021 Proceedings Part II).

(Dec. 2020) Presentation on Misinformation on the internet: Video and AI is available in Slideshare; delivered at the Age of misinformation: an interdisciplinary outlook on fake news workshop/webinar.

(Oct. 2020) Presentations delivered and are available in Slideshare on Migration-Related Semantic Concepts for the Retrieval of Relevant Video Content @ INTAP 2020 and on GAN-based video summarization @ AI4Media Workshop on GANs for Media Content Generation.

(Sept. 2020) Two new and exciting research projects just started: the H2020 RIA "AI4Media: A European Excellence Centre for Media, Society and Democracy" and the Greek national project "QuaLiSID: Quality of Life Support System for People with Intellectual Disability".

(Aug. 2020) The Verification Plugin by InVID & WeVerify has reached 30,000+ users in chrome!

(July 2020) Tutorial on Video Summarization and Re-use Technologies and Tools delivered at the IEEE Int. Conf. on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 6-10 July 2020. Slides are available for Part I: "Automatic video summarization".