Kalivas Dimitrios



Office:  ZB216, Building Z, Αncient Οlive-grove Campus

Office phone: +30 210538-1248

Lab: ZB204, Building Z, Αncient Οlive-grove Campus

Lab Phone: +30 210538-1518


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Office hours: Monday (15:00 - 16:00) & Wednesday (13:00 - 15:00)


Discipline: Electronic Communications



1989 – Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Southern California (USC), 1989.

1983 – M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University (NCSU), 1983.

1982 – Diploma in Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), 1982.


Research Interests

  • Design and Analysis of Communication Systems
  • Source Coding and Data Compression
  • Digital Image Processing and Analysis
  • Digital Video Processing and Compression


Representative Publications

  1. Stavrianos, P. Bithas and D. Kalivas, “An analytical study for an efficient multi-branch switched diversity receiver”, International Journal of Communication Systems, Volume 30, Issue 16, November 2017.
  2. Bithas, G. Efthymoglou and D. Kalivas, “Outage Probability of Cognitive Relay Networks over Generalized Fading Channels with Interference Constraints”, Procedia Computer Science, pp. 84-91, 40(C), 2014.
  3. Vlachos, D. Kalivas and O. Panou-Diamandi, “An Electronic Post Market Surveillance System for Medical Devices”, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, pp. 129-140, Volume 71, Issue 2, June 2003.
  4. Palamas, D. Kalivas and O. Panou-Diamandi, “An Internet Based System for the Commerce of Medical Products”, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, pp. 26-32, Vol. 21, Number 2, March/April 2002.
  5. Palamas, D. Kalivas, O. Panou-Diamandi, C. Zeelenberg and C. Nimwegen, “Design and Implementation of a Portal for the Medical Equipment Market: MEDICOM”, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Vol. 3, Issue 4, December 2001.
  6. Manfred Zeigler, Lutz Falkenhagen, Roel ter Horst and D. Kalivas, “Evolution of stereoscopic and three-dimensional video”, Signal Processing: Image Communications, European Association for Signal Processing, Vol 14, pp. 173-194, November 1998.
  7. Ohm, K. Gruneberg, E. Hendriks, E.Izquierdo, D. Kalivas, M. Karl, D. Papadimatos and A. Redert, “A Realtime Hardware System for Stereoscopic Videoconferencing with Viewpoint Adaptation”, Signal Processing: Image Communications, European Association for Signal Processing, Vol 14, pp. 147-171, November 1998.
  8. Kalivas, "Real - Time Optical Multiplication with High Accuracy," Optical Engineering, Vol. 33, No. 10, pp. 3427-3431, Oct. 1994.
  9. Kalivas and A. A. Sawchuk, "A Region Matching Motion Estimation Algorithm," Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing: Image Understanding, Academic Press, Vol. 54, No 2, pp. 275 - 288, September, 1991.
  10. D. Kalivas, G. Albanese and A. A. Sawchuk, "An Acoustooptic Matrix-Matrix Multiplier," Optics Letters, Vol. 13, pp. 291-293, April 1988.


Undergraduate Courses

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Signals and Systems
  • Stochastic Signals
  • Telecommunication Systems


Postgraduate Courses

  • Analysis of Communication Systems
  • Digital Image and Video Processing


Curriculum Vitae


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