This is my personal and professional autobiography. It starts with the story of my parents' families and their land, Asia Minor, that they left as refugees in 1922 to settle in Greece. It goes on to describe the hardships of life in Greece, especially during World War II and the subsequent civil war. It also cover some aspects of the dysfunctional Greek state, The story of my life in the United States comes next covering both family and academic life. There are separate narrative threads for the personal and the technical with individual chapters on Machine Vision, Bell Labs, and Symbol Technologies and the challenge of pursuing research goals that not only advanced basic knowledge but also dealt with real world issues .Finally, I discuss my relationship with Judaism and my eventual conversion to it.

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The book is available from Amazon in both paperback ($12.60) and Kindle ($4.00) formats. There are four reviews, two 5 star, one 4 star, and one 3 star.
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