Christos Mettouris is a graduate of the Computer Engineering & Informatics Department in the University of Patras. He holds a Masters degree of the same department. He has been a member of the e-Learning sector of the Research Academic Computer Technology Institute of Patras (RACTI). He is currently a member of the Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) Lab of the Computer Science dept. at the University of Cyprus. He is involved in a number of projects, ongoing: SCIChallenge (H2020), Prosperity-FP7, VeLoCiTy Erasmus+, World-of-Physics Erasmus+, ended: AsTeRICS-FP7, V-ALERT-LLP, idSpace-FP7, InnoFun-Interreg IVC, AAL ConnectedVitality , B3Regions-Interreg IVC. He was also involved in the organization of a number of conferences in Cyprus: DSD-SEAA 2016, ICEIRD 2014, ICSOB 2014, BIS 2014, WiMob 2014, DeSE 2014, MEDI 2014, KICSS 2014, ICTAI 2014, EC-TEL 2013, ECSCW 2013, MobiWIS 2013, PROFES 2013, EUC 2012, CSE 2012, WISE 2012, ICSOC 2011, CIT 2011, SCALCOM 2011, ICWE 2011, PDP 2011, ECOWS 2010. Christos is pursuing a PhD degree at the University of Cyprus. His research interests include Context-Aware Computing, Context Aware Recommender Systems and Ubiquitous Computing.

mettour- AT -cs.ucy.ac.cy
phone: +357 22892684



Publications
  • Florian Huber, Bernhard Jager, Sabri Pllana, Zdenek Hrdlicka, Christos Mettouris, George A. Papadopoulos, Tamara Matevc, Zsofia Ocsovszky, Edina Hajdu, Chris Gary, Phil Smith. "Pushing STEM-education through a social-media-based contest format - experiences and lessons-learned from the H2020-project SciChallenge." In Proceedings: INTED 2017 - The 11th annual Technology, Education and Development Conference, March 6-8 2017, Valencia, Spain, DOI: 10.21125/inted.2017.0204.

  • Marios Komodromos, Christos Mettouris, Achilleas P. Achilleos, George A. Papadopoulos, Martin Deinhofer, Christoph Veigl, Alfred Doppler and Stefan Schurz. "A Runtime Middleware for Enabling Application Integration and Rapid Re-Engineering". In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Intelligent Software Methodologies, Tools and Techniques (SOMET 2016), 12-14 September, Larnaca, Cyprus.

  • Lukas Smirek, Gottfried Zimmermann, Christos Mettouris, Marios Komodromos, Achilleas Achilleos, George A. Papadopoulos, Daniel Ziegler and Michael Beigl. "Accessible Control of Distributed Devices: Supporting People with disabilities by Providing Adaptive Interaction", In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Universal Accessibility in the Internet of Things and Smart Environments (SMART ACCESSIBILITY 2016), July 24 - 28, Nice, France, 2016.

  • Sabri Pllana, Florian Huber, Zdenek Hrdlicka, Christos Mettouris, Asja Veber, Zsofia Ocsovszky, Chris Gary, Eleni Boulomyti, Phil Smith. "SciChallenge: Using Student-Generated Content and Contests to Enhance the Interest for Science Education and Careers". 5th Edition of the International Conference New Perspectives in Science Education (NPSE 2016), 17 - 18 March 2016, Florence, Italy.

  • Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos, "Using Appropriate Context Models for CARS Context Modelling", In Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems, Series "Advs in Intelligent Syst., Computing", Springer, Vol. 416, ISBN 978-3-319-27477-5, 2015

  • Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos, "Designing Context Models for CARS Incorporating Partially Observable Context", in Proceedings of the Ninth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT15), LNAI Volume 9405, pp. 118-331, Larnaca, Cyprus, 2-6 November 2015.

  • Achilleas Achilleos, Marita Thoma, Georgia Kapitsaki, Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos, "An Automation Component for Cross-Platform, Context-Aware Applications Development", in Proceedings of the Ninth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT15), LNAI Volume 9405, pp. 63-76, Larnaca, Cyprus, 2-6 November 2015.

  • Georgia Kapitsaki, Giouliana Kalaitzidou, Christos Mettouris, Achilleas Achilleos and George A. Papadopoulos, "Identifying context information in datasets", in Proceedings of the Ninth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT15), LNAI Volume 9405, pp. 214-225, Larnaca, Cyprus, 2-6 November 2015.

  • Christos Mettouris, Vicky Maratou, Ioannis Ntokas, Michalis Xenos and George. A. Papadopoulos, "Educating People on Real-Life Information Security Threats Through 3D Virtual World Simulations", 6th Conference on e-Learning (eLearning 2015), Belgrade, Serbia, 24 - 25 September 2015.

  • Andrina Granic, Vicky Maratou, Christos Mettouris, George A. Papadopoulos and Michalis Xenos, "Personalized Context-Aware Recommendations in 3D Virtual Learning Environments", TOJET, The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology. (2015), pp. 396-406.

  • Andrina Granic, Vicky Maratou, Christos Mettouris, Michalis Xenos and George A. Papadopoulos, "Personalized Context-Aware Recommendations in 3D Virtual Learning Environments", International Conference on New Horizons in Education (INTE 2015), Barcelona, Spain, 10-12 June 2015.

  • Christos Mettouris, Vicky Maratou, Divna Vuckovic, George A. Papadopoulos and Michalis Xenos, "Information Security Awareness through a Virtual World: An end-user requirements analysis", In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Information Society and Technology, ICIST 2015, Kopaonik, Serbia, 2015. pp. 273-278.

  • Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos, "CARS Context Modelling", In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems, KICSS 2014, Limassol, Cyprus, 6-8 November, 2014, pp. 60-71.

  • Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos, "Innovation Funding: The Case of Cyprus", In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development, ICEIRD 2014, Nicosia, Cyprus, 5-6 June, 2014, pp. 296-305.

  • Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos, "Ubiquitous recommender systems", Journal of Computing, Springer Vienna, 2013-10-08, pp. 1-35.

  • Christos Mettouris, Achilleas P. Achilleos, and George A. Papadopoulos, "A Context Modelling System and Learning Tool for Context-Aware Recommender Systems", in Scaling up Learning for Sustained Impact, D. Hernandez-Leo, T. Ley, R. Klamma, and A. Harrer, Eds. LNCS, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Volume 8095, 2013, pp. 619-620.

  • Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos: "Contextual Modelling in Context-Aware Recommender Systems: a generic approach", In: Haller, A., Huang, G., Huang, Z., Paik, H.-Y., Sheng, Q.Z. (eds.) WISE 2011 and 2012 Combined Workshops. LNCS, vol. 7652, pp. 41-52. Springer, Heidelberg (2013).

  • Achilleas P Achilleos, Christos Mettouris, George A Papadopoulos, Katja Neureiter, Claudia Rappold, Christiane Moser, Manfred Tscheligi, Lóránt Vajda, András Tóth, Péter Hanák, Omar Jimenez, Robbert Smit: "Developing an effective social presence system for older adults: The Connected Vitality Network", in Proceedings of the ITI 2013 35th International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces (ITI), Cavtat, Croatia, 24-27 June 2013, pp. 153-159.

  • Achilleas P Achilleos, Christos Mettouris, George A Papadopoulos, Katja Neureiter, Claudia Rappold, Christiane Moser, Manfred Tscheligi, Lóránt Vajda, András Tóth, Péter Hanák, Omar Jimenez, Robbert Smit: “The connected vitality system: Enhancing social presence for older adults,” in 2013 12th International Conference on Telecommunications (ConTel), Zagreb, Croatia, 26-28 June 2013, pp. 199–206.

  • Lóránt Vajda, András Tóth, Péter Hanák, Achilleas P Achilleos, Christos Mettouris, George A Papadopoulos, Katja Neureiter, Claudia Rappold, Christiane Moser, Manfred Tscheligi, Omar Jimenez, Robbert Smit: “A health-based use case of the Connected Vitality project: the Yooom in the sterile room”, Tenth International Conference and Exhibition on eGeH'13, e-Gov & e-Health, Brianza, Italy, 8-10 July 2013.

  • Neureiter, K., Moser, C., Tscheligi, M., Achilleos, A., Mettouris, C., Papadopoulos, G.A. and Smit, R., "Fostering social participation through social presence". In Proceedings of the AAL Forum 2012, Eindhoven (2012).

  • Mettouris C., Andreou M., Achilleos A., Papadopoulos G. A., Neureiter K., Sellner W., Tscheligi M., Rappold C., Moser C., Smit R., Jimenez O., Vajda L., Tóth A., Hanak P., "Connected Vitality Network: Enhancing Elderly Life", Extended Abstract accepted for oral presentation of EU AAL CVN project, in eChallenges International Conference 2012.

  • Konstantinos Kakousis, Christos Mettouris, George A. Papadopoulos, Roland Ossmann, Karol Pecyna, Christoph Veigl, Christoph Weiss, Unai Diaz, Alvaro Garcia. "AsTeRICS: Assistive Technology for All", eChallenges 2011, Florence, Italy, 2011.

  • George A. Sielis, Christos Mettouris, Aimilia Tzanavari and George A. Papadopoulos, "Context-Aware Recommendations using Topic Maps Technology for the Enhancement of the Creativity Process", chapter in the book "Educational Recommender Systems and Technologies". IGI Global, 2011.

  • George A. Sielis, Christos Mettouris, George A. Papadopoulos, Aimilia Tzanavari, Roger M.G. Dols, Quintin Siebers. "A Context Aware Recommender System for Creativity Support Tools", Journal of Universal Computer Science, vol. 17, no. 12 (2011), pp. 1743-1763.

  • Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos, "Exploiting Context in Location-Based Information Systems", The 10th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT 2010), Bradford, UK, 29 June - 01 July, 2010.

  • John Garofalakis and Christos Mettouris. "Using Bluetooth for Indoor User Positioning and Informing", chapter in the book "Auto-Identification and Ubiquitous Computing Applications: RFID & Smart Technologies for Information Convergence", IGI Global, 2009.

  • John Garofalakis and Christos Mettouris, "A Bluetooth User Positioning System for Locating, Informing, and Extracting Information Using Data Mining Techniques," International Journal of Advanced Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, vol. 1, pp. 68-88, 32 2009.

  • Nikos Karacapilidis, Manolis Tzagarakis, Nikos Karousos, George Gkotsis, Vassilis Kallistros, Spyros Christodoulou, Christos Mettouris and Dora Nousia. "Tackling Cognitively-Complex Collaboration with CoPe_it!," International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, vol. 4, pp. 22-38, 33, 2009.

  • Manolis Tzagarakis, Nikos Karousos, Giorgos Gkotsis, Vasilis Kallistros, Spyros Christodoulou, Christos Mettouris, Panagiotis Kyriakou, Dora Nousia. "From 'Collecting' to 'Deciding' Facilitating the Emergence of Decisions in Argumentative Collaboration", chapter in the book "Web-based Learning Solutions for Communities of Practice: Developing Virtual Environments for Social and Pedagogical Advancement", IGI Global, 2009.

  • Christos Mettouris, John Garofalakis and Vassilios Stefanis. "Detection of users position based on Bluetooth technology and support of m-commerce applications", PCI2007, pp. 323 - 335, Best Student paper Award.