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Lazaros Karydas

Greater New York City Area

I am a highly motivated Software Engineer with strong mathematical background and experience in image and video processing, machine learning, computer vision and computer graphics applications.
I work as a Computer Vision Research Assistant in the Computer Vision Lab at Stevens Institute of Technology.

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The goal of the project is to identify, label and summarize the groups of people as well as social groups' dynamics, activities and locations documented in a video and image collection.
Shotgun Learning
A novel semi-supervised learning method using temporally consistent data to label streams instead of individual images to build a training set

Technical Skills

  • Programming Languages: C, C++, Java, MATLAB, Python, Shell, SQL, VHDL, and others
  • Visualization/3D Graphics: OpenGL, GLSL, Ogre3D, Blender
  • Frameworks/APIs: OpenCV, Tesseract-ocr
  • Development Environments: Eclipse, Visual Studio, Xcode
  • Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, MacOS
  • HTML, JavaScript, Java Apples, Java Servlets, Apache, Tomcat
  • Other Technologies: Subversion, Git, LaTeX, Emacs, GNU Build System
  • Computer Vision - Face Detection/Recognition, Tracking, Clustering, Feature Representations, Classification
  • Technical Writing



Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA

(estimated) 2011

  • PhD in Computer Science
  • Current GPA: 4.0/4.0
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA


  • MSc in Computer Science
  • GPA: 4.0/4.0
Carlos III University of Madrid (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), Spain

Fall, 2005

  • Fall semester as an exchange student with the Socrates-Erasmus exchange program
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


  • BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Thesis: Multimedia Retrieval using Fuzzy Description Logic



  • Gerondelis Foundation Graduate Scholarship


© Lazaros Karydas, 2011