Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Senior Lecturer



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Stamatia (Matina) Giannarou received the MEng degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Democritus University of Thrace, Greece in 2003, the MSc degree in communications and signal processing and the Ph.D. degree in object recognition from the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, UK in 2004 and 2008, respectively. Currently she is a Royal Society University Research Fellow at the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, UK. Her main research interests include visual recognition and surgical vision.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Giannarou S, Ye M, Gras G, et al., 2016, Vision-based deformation recovery for intraoperative force estimation of tool–tissue interaction for neurosurgery, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Vol:11, ISSN:1861-6410, Pages:929-936

Giannarou S, Visentini-Scarzanella M, Yang G-Z, 2013, Probabilistic Tracking of Affine-Invariant Anisotropic Regions, Ieee Trans. Pattern Anal. Machine Intell., Vol:35, Pages:130-143

Copley SJ, Giannarou S, Schmid VJ, et al., 2012, Effect of Ageing on Lung Microstructure in vivo: Assessment with Densitometric and Textural Analysis of High resolution CT Data, Journal of Thoracic Imaging, Vol:27, Pages:366-371

Lee SL, M Lerotic VV, Giannarou S, et al., 2010, From Medical Images to Minimally Invasive Intervention: Computer Assistance for Robotic Surgery, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics (cmig), Vol:34, Pages:33-45-33-45


Giannarou S, Stathaki T, 2011, A Novel Framework for Object Recognition Under Severe Occlusions, Advances in Intelligent Signal Processing and Data Mining, Editor(s): Georgieva, Mihaylova, Jain, Springer

Giannarou S, Stathaki T, 2009, Fusion of Edge Maps Using Statistical Approaches, Image Fusion: Algorithms and Applications, Editor(s): Stathaki, Academic Press


Ye M, Johns E, Giannarou S, et al., Online Scene Association for Endoscopic Navigation, 17th International Conference MICCAI 2014, Springer International Publishing, Pages:316-323, ISSN:0302-9743

Ye M, Giannarou S, Patel N, et al., Pathological Site Retargeting under Tissue Deformation Using Geometrical Association and Tracking, 16th International Conference on MICCAI 2013, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Pages:67-74, ISSN:0302-9743

Giannarou S, Yang G-Z, 2012, Tissue Deformation Recovery with Gaussian Mixture Model Based Structure from Motion, Pages:47-57

Giannarou S, Zhang Z, Yang G-Z, 2012, Deformable structure from motion by fusing visual and inertial measurement data, Pages:4816-4821

Giannarou S, Yang G-Z, 2010, Content-Based Surgical Workflow Representation Using Probabilistic Motion Modeling, Pages:314-323

Giannarou S, Elson D, Yang G-Z, 2009, Tracking of spectroscopic and microscopic optical probes in endoscopy using the endoscope image field

Giannarou S, Visentini-Scarzanella M, Yang G-Z, 2009, Affine-invariant anisotropic detector for soft tissue tracking in minimally invasive surgery, Pages:1059-1062

Mountney P, Giannarou S, Elson D, et al., 2009, Optical Biopsy Mapping for Minimally Invasive Cancer Screening, Pages:483-490


Ye M, 2015, Method and Apparatus, WO/2015/033147

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