Spyros K. Kapotas received an honors degree in Electrical Engineering from the Electrical Engineering Department, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, in 1994, an MSc degree in Sound & Vibration from the Institute of Sound and Vibration, University of Southampton, UK, in 1995 and his PhD in H.264 video encoding from the Hellenic Open University, Greece, in 2011.
His current research interests include video coding, video transcoding and DSP algorithms for embedded systems. He has published 8 technical papers in journals and international conferences.
- S. Kapotas and A.N. Skodras, “Bit Rate Transcoding of H.264 Encoded Movies by Dropping Frames in the Compressed Domain”, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 1593-1601, 2010.
- S. Kapotas and A.N. Skodras, “Rate Control of H.264 Encoded Sequences by Dropping Frames in the Compressed Domain”, 20th Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, 23-26 Aug. 2010.
- S. Kapotas and A.N. Skodras, “Moving Object Detection in the H.264 Compressed Domain”, IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST 2010), Thessaloniki, Greece, 1-2 July 2010.
- S. Kapotas and A.N. Skodras, “Real Time Data Hiding by Exploiting the IPCM Macroblocks in H.264/AVC Streams”, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 33-41, Mar. 2009.
- S. Kapotas and A.N. Skodras, “A New Data Hiding Scheme for Scene Change Detection in H.264 Encoded Video Sequences”, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME) 2008, Hannover, Germany, June 23-26, 2008.
- S. Kapotas and A.N. Skodras, “Fast Multiple Reference Frame Selection Method in H.264 Video Encoding”, 26th Picture Coding Symposium (PCS 2007), Lisbon, Portugal, 7-2 Nov. 2007.
- S. Kapotas, E.E. Varsaki and A.N. Skodras, “Data Hiding in H.264 Encoded Video Sequences”, 2007 IEEE Int. Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Chania, Greece, 1-3 Oct. 2007.
- S. Kapotas and A.N. Skodras, “A New Spatio-Temporal Predictor for Motion Estimation in H.264 Video Coding”, 8th Int. Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2007), Santorini, Greece, 6-8 June 2007.