Georgios Chalkiadakis

 

students [non-exhaustive list]

 

Angelos Chliaoutakis has completed his PhD thesis on providing multiagent systems and agent-based modeling solutions to problems arising in the social archaeology domain. PhD thesis title: Agent-based Modeling of Past Societies and their Social Organization. Defence date:  Μarch 3, 2020.

 

Charilaos Akasiadis has completed his PhD on mechanism design and machine learning solutions for the Smart Grid. He also completed his MSc thesis under my supervision back in 2013. PhD thesis title: Multiagent Demand-Side Management for Real-World Energy Cooperatives. Defence date: October 2, 2017. 

  

Dimitrios Troullinos is a PhD student working on providing multi-agent learning solutions for a novel paradigm of lane-free vehicular traffic in the era of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs). His research is funded by the “TrafficFluid” ERC Advanced Grant, and is co-supervised by its holder, Professor Markos Papageorgiou, and myself. Dimitrios also completed (2019) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on “Collaboration pattern detection in hedonic cooperative games with externalities”, under my supervision. A paper (“Extracting Hidden Preferences over Partitions in Hedonic Cooperative Games”) related to his thesis work received the Best Student Paper award of the KSEM-2019 conference.

 

Evangelos Tripolitakis is a PhD student interested mainly in probabilistic modeling and Bayesian methods. 

 

Antonios Vogiatzis is an MSc student nearing completion of his MSc thesis on Ensemble Neural Network Methods for the Sorting of Recyclables (expected graduation date: March 2021).

 

Nikos (Nick) Trigkas is an MSc student working towards completion of his MSc thesis on utilizing MAS, (deep) machine learning, and pattern recognition methods in “search and rescue” applications.

 

Ioannis-Panagiotis Ziogas is a new MSc student interested in recommender systems, who has also recently completed (2020) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis on the “Development of a Competitive Automated Negotiating Agent”, working under my supervision.

 

Errikos Streviniotis is a new MSc student interested in algorithmic game theory and also recommender systems. Errikos completed (2020) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on extending the well-known MC-nets representation scheme to cooperative game settings with uncertainty or overlaps. A paper based on his undergrad diploma thesis work and entitled “A Succinct Representation Scheme for Cooperative Games under Uncertaintyappears in the proceedings of AAMAS-2021.

 

Stavros Orfanoudakis is a new MSc student interested in machine learning. Stavros completed (2021) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on developing an autonomous agent for automated electricity trading.

 

Athina Georgara has completed her MSc thesis ( August 2019) on algorithmic game theory and machine learning, and more specifically on "Hedonic Games in the Real World: Machine Learning and Theoretical Extensions". A paper (“Extracting Hidden Preferences over Partitions in Hedonic Cooperative Games”) related to her thesis work received the Best Student Paper award of the KSEM-2019 conference. Athina had also completed (in 2017, working under my supervision) her Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis on weighted voting games with application to a real-world digital civics scenario. She moved on to become a PhD candidate at IIIA-CSIC, the Spanish National Institute for Artificial Intelligence Research.

 

Thaleia Ntiniakou has completed her MSc thesis (November 2019) on providing a complete framework for employing Probabilistic Topic Models on gene expression data. She is now (Oct 2020) a Junior Research Engineer at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS).

 

Konstantinos Babas has completed his MSc thesis, on a novel and generic Bayesian approach for personalized recommendations. A paper ("You Are What You Consume: A Bayesian Method For Personalized Recommendations”) based on his thesis work has appeared in the proceedings of the 7th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (ACM RecSys 2013).

 

Angelos Angelidakis has completed his MSc thesis on optimal prosumer decision making in the Smart Grid. Three papers based on his thesis work have appeared in AAMAS-2015 (best student paper award runner-up!), in IJCAI-2016, and in EUMAS-2015.

 

Michail Mamakos has completed his MSc thesis on overlapping coalition formation (defended summer 2017), and is currently a PhD candidate at Northwestern University (USA). Two papers related to his MSc thesis work appeared in the proceedings of IJCAI-2017 and AAMAS-2018.

 

Stergios Plataniotis has completed (2021) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on tackling multiagent routing in an orienteering problem setting.

 

Minas Pantelidakis has completed (2020) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on automated irrigation management using intelligent plant canopy temperature identification techniques.

 

Petros Portokalakis has completed (2020) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on building a Drama Manager providing personalized recommendations in interactive story generation environments.

 

Theofilos Chanialakis has completed (2020) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on employing deep learning methods and GIS to aid real-world search and rescue operations.

 

Alexios Theodoridis has completed (2020) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on Monte Carlo Tree Search for the “Diplomacy” strategic board game. A paper based on his thesis work appears in the proceedings of SETN 2020, the 11th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

 

Michail Katsigiannis has completed (2020) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on combining AI methods with model predictive control for energy efficient buildings. Two papers based on his thesis work have appeared in (a) the proceedings of the 2018 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings; and (b) in the Advances in Building Energy Research journal.

 

Maria Apostolidou has completed (2020) her Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on exploiting linguistic data for modelling players in strategic games.

 

Theodoros Papathanasiou has completed (2020) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on “Accelerating Deep Reinforcement Learning through Imitation”.

 

Michail Mersinias has completed (2019) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on “Effective fake news detection using machine learning techniques”. A paper related to his work appears in the proceedings of LREC-2020.

 

Athanasios Bacharis has completed (2019) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng), entitled “Alternating Policy Iteration: An Analysis and Future Directions”.

 

Georgios Kechagias has completed (2018) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng), on the “Development of a functional multiagent system prototype for offering integrated vehicle-to-grid and grid-to-vehicle services in smart cities”.

 

Konstantia (Dia) Xenou has completed (2017) her Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on algorithms for automated multilateral negotiations under uncertainty.

 

Michail-Angelos Papilaris has completed (2017) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng), entitled “Markov Chain Monte Carlo for effective personalized recommendations”. 

 

Marios Asiminakis has completed (2017) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on the "Design and implementation of an automated bridge playing agent". His work involved applying machine learning and stochastic search techniques in the competitive bridge card game environment.

 

Efthimios Floros has completed (2017) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng)  on agent-oriented software engineering, and more specifically on building a “Complete software development environment for the ASEME methodology”. 

 

Filippos Christianos has completed (2017) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng)  on applying game-theoretic and graph-theoretic techniques in the Smart Grid– and in particular on the (electric) Vehicles-to-Grid and Grid-to-Vehicles problems.

 

Manos Karamalegos has completed (2016) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng) on applying learning and bargaining techniques in the 'Settlers of Catan' strategy game. 

 

Orfeas Romaidis has completed (2014) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng), entitled "Moving windows value iteration for effective solar tracking". His thesis topic involved employing reinforcement learning techniques for optimal sun-tracking.

 

Dimosthenis Skipetaris has completed (2014) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng), involving work on developing basic and advanced infrastructure for the operation of Virtual Power Plants, and the validation of various multiagent systems techniques in such environments.

 

Juliana Peres Hernandes Sanches has completed (2014) her Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng), entitled "Design and Implementation of a Game Theory Application Toolkit for Handheld Devices".

 

Nektarios Mitakidis has completed (2014) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng)  onTransforming ASEME roles models to process models”.

 

Konstantinos Panousis has completed (2014) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng), entitled "Real-time Planning and Learning in the 'Settlers of Catan' Strategy Game". His work involved applying RL algorithms and stochastic search techniques in competitive multi-agent strategy games.

 

Thanos Panagopoulos has completed (2012) his Senior Undergraduate Engineering Diploma Thesis (MEng), and went on to obtain a PhD from the University of Southampton. His undergrad thesis work was an interesting application of AI techniques in the Smart Grid domain. A paper (“Predicting the Power Output of Distributed Renewable Energy Resources within a Broad Geographical Region”) based on his thesis work received the Best Student Paper award of the Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems sub-conference of ECAI-2012.

 

 

 

 

Georgios Chalkiadakis