Christos Mettouris (Ph.D, MSc) is a graduate of the polytechnic school of Computer Engineering & Informatics Department at the University of Patras, Greece. He holds a Masters degree of the same department and a PhD degree from the University of Cyprus. He has been a member of the e-Learning sector of the Research Academic Computer Technology Institute (RACTI) in Greece. He is currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Cyprus and a member of the Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) Lab of the Computer Science Department. He is involved in a number of EU and local funded projects and is also involved in the organization of a number of conferences in Cyprus. His research interests include Recommender Systems, Ubiquitous Computing, Model-Driven Development and Context-Aware Computing.


Christos is involved in a number of EU funded projects as follows.

Ongoing: EASIER Erasmus+, ELSE Erasmus+, SENCE Erasmus+, IDEA Erasmus+, EPUM Erasmus+, INFORM JUST, AT-SGIRES Erasmus+,

Ended: SCIChallenge (H2020), Prosperity-FP7, VeLoCiTy Erasmus+, World-of-Physics Erasmus+, 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.

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



Publications
  • Evangelia Vanezi, Christos Mettouris, Alexandros Yeratziotis, Tomislav Tkalec, Ana Tesija and George A. Papadopoulos, 'IDEA Toolkit: Technology Enhanced Learning for Energy Poverty', 5th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (SpliTech 2020), Virtual Conference, 23-26 September 2020, IEEE, pp.1-6.

  • Christos Mettouris, Evangelia Vanezi, Alexandros Yeratziotis, Alba Graziano and George A. Papadopoulos, 'Eco/logical Learning and Simulation Environments in Higher Education - ELSE', Fourteenth International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS 2020), Virtual Conference, Limassol, Cyprus, 22-25 September 2020, LNBIP 385, Springer, pp. 645-646.

  • Christos Mettouris, Evangelia Vanezi, Theodora Kosti, Alexandros Yeratziotis, Nadia Charalambous and George A. Papadopoulos, 'The EPUM Platform: A Novel Collaboration Paradigm', 23rd International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL 2020), Virtual Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, 23-25 September 2020, AISC Springer, pp. 1228-1239.

  • Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos, 'UbiRS4Tourism: Design and Development of Point-of-Interest Recommender Systems Made Easy', 26th Annual eTourism Conference (ENTER 2019), Nicosia, Cyprus, 29 January-01 February 2019, e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR 2019), Volume 16 Issue 2-3 2019, Applied Research Notes 11.

  • Irene Kilanioti, Alejandro Fernandez-Montes, Damian Fernandez-Cerero, Christos Mettouris, Valentina Nejkovic, Rabih Bashroush and George A. Papadopoulos, 'A survey on cost-effective context-aware distribution of social data streams over energy-efficient data centres', Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier Science, Vol. 93, May 2019, pp. 42-64.

  • Irene Kilanioti, Alejandro Fernandez-Montes, Damian Fernandez-Cerero, Anthony Karageorgos, Christos Mettouris, Valentina Nejkovic, Nikolas Albanis, Rabih Bashroush and George A. Papadopoulos, 'Towards Efficient and Scalable Data-Intensive Content Delivery: State-of-the-Art, Issues and Challenges', High-Performance Modelling and Simulation for Big Data Applications, J. Kolodziej and H. Gonzalez-Velez (eds), LNCS 11400, Springer, 2019, chapter 4, pp. 88-137.

  • Achilleas Achilleos, Christos Markides, Andreas Konstantinidis, Ioannis Giorkas, Georgia M. Kapitsaki, Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos, 'Adopting an Open Smart City Platform: A Survey', Fifth IEEE Annual International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2 2019), Casablanca, Morocco, 14-17 October 2019, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 1-6.

  • Evangelia Vanezi, Dimitrios Kouzapas, Georgia M. Kapitsaki, Theodora Costi, Alexandros Yeratziotis, Christos Mettouris, Anna Philippou and George A. Papadopoulos, 'GDPR Compliance in the Design of the INFORM e-Learning Platform: a Case Study', IEEE Thirteen International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS 2019), Brussels, Belgium, 29-31 May 2019, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 1-12.

  • Christos Mettouris, Achilleas Achilleos, Georgia Kapitsaki, George A. Papadopoulos, 'The UbiCARS Model-Driven Framework: Automating Development of Recommender Systems for Commerce', In: Kameas A., Stathis K. (eds) Ambient Intelligence. AmI 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11249. Springer, Cham, pp. 37-53, (2018), DOI.

  • Achilleas Achilleos, Christos Mettouris, Alexandros Yeratziotis, George Angelos Papadopoulos, Sabri Pllana, Florian Huber, Bernhard Jaeger, Peter Leitner, Zsofia Ocsovszky and Andras Dinnyes, 'SciChallenge: A Social Media Aware Platform for Contest-Based STEM Education and Motivation of Young Students', IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, TLT-2017-09-0200, 2017.

  • Christos Mettouris, Achilleas P. Achilleos, Alexandros Yeratziotis, George A. Papadopoulos, Daniel Ziegler, Lukas Smirek and Gottfried Zimmermann, 'An Adaptive Integrated Environment for Assisted Living', Eighth International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications (IISA 2017), Larnaca, Cyprus, 28-30 August 2017, IEEE Computer Society Press.

  • Alexandros Yeratziotis, Christos Mettouris, Kyriakos Evripidou, Paraskevi Hadjinikolaou, George A. Papadopoulos and Achilleas Achilleos, 'Health monitoring web platform for real-time expert-user interaction', Eighth International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications (IISA 2017), Larnaca, Cyprus, 28-30 August 2017, IEEE Computer Society Press, DOI: 10.1109/IISA.2017.8316423.

  • 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.

  • Michalis Xenos, Vicky Maratou, Ioannis Ntokas, Christos Mettouris and George A. Papadopoulos, 'Game-Based Learning Using a 3D Virtual World in Computer Engineering Education', 2017 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON 2017), Athens, Greece, 25-28 April 2017, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 1078-1083.

  • 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. Best Paper Award.

  • 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", Computing, Springer, Vol. 96 (3), March 2014, pp. 223-257.

  • 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.