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Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Vijaykrishnan Narayanan

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The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus is pleased to announce the lecture of the internationally recognized Professor Vijaykrishnan Narayanan, from Pennsylvania State University, USA.

The lecture entitled “Distributed Visual Analytics: Algorithm-Architecture Interactions” will take place on Thursday, 7 July 2022, at 15:00 (Cyprus time), in Amphitheater B108 (A. Leventis Building), University of Cyprus. The lecture will also be accessible online, via Zoom (–gqTkoHNQX3D1vQEog8k8BYP2CTTgv#/registration).

In this lecture, Prof. Vijaykrishnan Narayanan will introduce some of the recent applications aimed at assisting visually impaired and tracking pollinators in the wild.  He will focus on specific challenges and solutions in communication-constrained distributed camera systems and multi-modal sensor fusion systems. Then he will focus on design of new machine learning pipelines. Finally, he will showcase some efforts at designing the next generation hardware accelerators to support these pipelines.

Dr. Vijaykrishnan Narayanan is the Robert Noll Chair of Computer Science and Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. His research interests are in computer architecture, design using emerging technologies, and embedded systems. He is a recipient of  the 2021 IEEE Computer Society Edward McCluskey Technical Achievement Award, and 2021 IEEECS TCVLSI Distinguished Research Award. He serves as the Associate Director of the DoE 3DFeM Center and a thrust leader for the DARPA/SRC Center for Brain Inspired Computing. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM and National Academy of Inventors.

This lecture is open to the public and is part of the KIOS Distinguished Lecture Series for 2022, a series of lectures that hosts world-class researchers who are specialized in technology and innovation fields.

More information and details about the lecture can be found here.

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