Short Description: The Information and Networks Laboratory is one of the laboratories of the Telecommunications division at the School of Electronic and Computer Engineering of the Technical University of Crete. The staff consists of four faculty members, two laboratory assistants and one researcher. The lab members actively and continuously contribute to the international scientific acts and have been honored with many awards, including four IEEE’s best paper awards. .
The laboratory activities include research, academic support, training and technology transfer in the fields of computer networks, information transmission, speech and natural language processing, dialogue systems and multimodal user interfaces. The laboratory offers three core undergraduate courses, as well as multiple elective undergraduate and graduate courses.
The laboratory offers significant processing resources as well as specialized equipment for recordings.
Education and Research:
The Information and Networks Laboratory has developed strong research activity by participating at numerous research programs. The research fields of main interest can be divided into the following areas:
Unified Services Digital Wireless Personal Communication Networks, Multiple Access Communication Networks, Local And Metropolitan Area Broadband Networks, Data Transmission Over Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Networks, Centralized And Distributed Systems For Multimedia Information Broadcasting Over Communication Networks, Scheduling For Multimedia Servers, Scheduling For Data Broadcasting Over IP And Wireless Networks, High-Speed Network Processors, Low-Power Encryption And Authentication Devices For Networking Environments.
Speech Processing And Recognition, Natural Language Understanding, Speech Coding, Speech Synthesis, Acoustic And Language Modeling, Robust Speech Recognition And Adaptation, Natural Language Understanding, Machine Translation, Multimodal Interfaces.
Sector: Telecommunications Division
Director: Vassilis Digalakis
Tel.:+30 28210 37226