Yannis Manolopoulos

Professor, On leave

Yannis Manolopoulos is Professor at the Department of Informatics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has been with the University of Toronto, the University of Maryland at College Park and the University of Cyprus. He served as Rector of the University of Western Macedonia in Greece, Head of his own department, and Vice-Chair of the Greek Computer Society. His research interest focuses in Data Management. He has co-authored 5 monographs published by Springer, 11 textbooks in Greek, as well as 350 journal and conference papers. He has received 12.000 citations from 1800 distinct academic institutions (h-index=51). He has also received 4 best paper awards from SIGMOD, ECML/PKDD, MEDES and ISSPIT conferences and has been invited as keynote speaker in 13 international events. He has served as main co-organizer of several major conferences (among others): ADBIS 2002, SSTD 2003, SSDBM 2004, ICEIS 2006, EANN 2007, ICANN 2010, AIAI 2012, WISE 2013, CAISE 2014, MEDI 2015, ICCCI 2016, DAMDID 2016, CBI 2017, TPDL 2017, DASFAA 2018. He has also acted as evaluator for funding agencies in Austria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, EU, Hong-Kong, Georgia, Greece, Israel, Italy, Poland and Russia. Currently, he serves in the Editorial Boards of (among others) The VLDB Journal, The World Wide Web Journal, The Computer Journal.

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    Contact

    Tel: +302310991912
    E-mail: manolopo@csd.auth.gr

    Postal address

    Data Science & Engineering Lab,
    Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

    Studies

    Received his 5-year Diploma degree in Electrical Engineering (1981) and his Doctoral degree (1986) in Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). Staff with AUTH since 1982 (Professor since 2000). Visiting researcher at the Computer Science Department of the University of Toronto (1984-1985), Visiting Associate Professor with the Computer Science Department of the University of Maryland at College Park (1993-1994), Visiting professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Cyprus (2000-2001), Visiting professor at LAMSADE of the Dauphine University, Paris (2002).

    Teaching

    • Databases (fall semester, material)
    • Algorithms (spring semester, material)
    • Graph Theory (spring semester, material)
    • In the past: Introduction to Computer Science (a Yearly course for the Hellenic Open University), Data Structures, File Organizations (full text of a textbook in greek), Design of Algorithms (material), Analysis of Algorithms (material), Implementation of Databases, Databases (interdepartmental graduate course, material), Data Mining (graduate course), Multimedia and Spatial Databases (fall semester, graduate course, material), Decision Support Systems (graduate course at the University of Macedonia, material).

    Publications

    • Research interest in Data Management (including: data bases, data mining, recommendation systems, web and geographical information systems, informetrics, ad hoc wireless networks, bioinformatics). Partial list of publications from DBLP and DELAB. Listed in the most prolific authors by DBLP.
    • Authored 5 monographs (published by Springer and Kluwer), 8 textbooks in Greek, >190 conference papers, >140 journal papers, >20 book chapters, 20 encyclopaedia lemmas. Edited 26 books and conference proceedings (published by Springer, IEEE, ACM, IDEA, INSTICC, CEUR), as well as 9 journal special issues (The Computer Journal, Information Systems, Data & Knowledge Engineering, International Journal on Engineering Intelligent Systems, International Journal on Knowledge-based Organizations, World Wide Web Journal, International Journal on AI Tools, Information Sciences, Neurocomputing, Journal of Database Management, Journal of Innovation in Digital Ecosystems). Partial list of books from Google Books, ebay, and Amazon.
    • Received >11000 citations from >1700 distinct academic institutions (h-index=50). Partial list of citations from Google Scholar, CiteSeer, Microsoft Academic Search, and Academia.edu. Listed in the 10.000 most cited authors of Computer Science by Citeseer. Listed in the top-10 most cited authors of Aristotle University according to Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search. Listed in the top-10 most cited computer science authors of Greek universities according to Guide2Research.
    • Recipient of the “Best Integration with Theory Paper” award for the paper entitled “Fast Subsequence Matching in Time-Series Databases“, which has been presented at the ACM SIGMOD’94 Conference, Minneapolis, May 1994 (submitted papers 279, accepted 40, selected 2). Listed in the top-100 most cited papers of 1994 according to Citeseer.
    • Recipient of the “Best Knowledge Discovery Paper” award for the paper entitled “SkyGraph: an Algorithm for Important Subgraph Discovery in Relational Graphs“, which has been presented at the ECML/PKDD’2008 Conference, Antwerp, Belgium, September 2008 (submitted papers 521, accepted 57, selected 2).
    • Recipient of a “Best Paper award” for the paper entitled “A Bi-objective Cost Model for Database Queries in a Multi-cloud Environment“, which has been presented at the ACM MEDES’2014 Conference, Buraydah, Saudi Arabia, September 2014 (submitted papers 158, accepted 38, selected 3).
    • Recipient of a “Best Paper award” for the paper entitled “Early Malicious Activity Discovery in Micorblogs by Social Bridges Detection“, which has been presented at the IEEE ISSPIT’2016 Workshop, Limassol, Cyprus, December 2016.
    • If plagiarism is flattering, then see the paper “An Algorithm for Multi-way Distance Join Query” by Yin Liang and Hong Zhang (China University of Mining and Technology) presented at the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Taipei, Taiwan, October 8-11, 2006. Also, see the plagiarized papers, which appeared in ADBIS’2003 and GeoInformatica’2004.

    Ph.D. Graduates

    1. Michael Vassilakopoulos, Associate Professor with University of Thessaly, Volos
    2. Athena Vakali, Professor with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    3. Dimitrios Dervos (co-supervision), Professor with Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki
    4. Apostolos Papadopoulos, Associate Professor with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    5. Antonio Corral, Associate Professor with University of Almeria, Spain
    6. Theodoros Tzouramanis, Assistant Professor with University of the Aegean, Samos
    7. Eleni Tousidou, Master of Informatics, Volos
    8. Alexandros Nanopoulos, Assistant Professor with University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Germany
    9. Dimitrios Katsaros, Assistant Professor with University of Thessaly, Volos
    10. Antonios Sidiropoulos, Lecturer with Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki
    11. Katerina Raptopoulou, Master of Informatics, Thessaloniki
    12. Ioannis Karydis, Contract Lecturer with Ionian University, Corfu. Founder of CWA P.C., Corfu
    13. Efstathios Kirkos, Associate Professor with Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki
    14. Panagiotis Symeonidis, Researcher with Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Master of Informatics, Thessaloniki
    15. Markos Katsianis (co-supervision), Executive with the Ministry of Culture
    16. Maria Kontaki, IT Executive with St.Luke Hospital, Thessaloniki
    17. Nikolaos Dimokas, Researcher with HIT/EKETA, Thessaloniki
    18. Dimitrios Rafailidis, Researcher with the University of Lugano, Post-doc researcher with DeLab, Thessaloniki
    19. Eleftherios Tiakas (co-supervision), Contract Lecturer with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Master of Informatics, Thessaloniki
    20. Alexios Papadimitriou, IT Executive with Dotsoft, Thessaloniki
    21. Efthymia Tsamoura, Post-doc researcher with Oxford University, UK
    22. Nantia Iakovidou, Post-doc researcher with DeLab, Thessaloniki
    23. Evangelos Banos, Hellenic Institute of Metrology, Thessaloniki.
    24. George Roumelis, Master of Informatics, Thessaloniki
    25. Pavlos Kefalas, IT free lancer

    Service in Conferences

    Member of the Program Committee of >200 conference since the early 90s.

    • PC Chair, 19th International Conference on Data Analytics & Management in Data Intensive Domains (DAMDID/RCDL), Moscow, Russia, 10/2017.
    • General Chair, 21st International Conference on Theory and Practice on Digital Libraries (TPDL), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9/2017.
    • General Chair, 18th International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN), Athens, Greece, 8/2017.
    • General Chair, 19th IEEE Conference on Business Informatics (CBI), Thessaloniki, Greece, 7/2017.
    • PC Chair, 18th International Conference on Data Analytics & Management in Data Intensive Domains (DAMDID/RCDL), Ershovo/Moscow, Russia, 10/2016.
    • General Chair, 2nd INNS Conference on Big Data (INNSBigData), Thessaloniki, Greece, 10/2016.
    • General Chair, 8th International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence (ICCCI), Chalkidiki, Greece, 9/2016.
    • Organizing Chair, 12th IFIP Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations (AIAI), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9/2016.
    • PC Chair, 7th IEEE International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems & Applications (IISA), Chalkidiki, Greece, 7/2016
    • General Chair, 7th International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES), Caraguatatuba, Brazil, 10/2015.
    • PC Chair, 5th International Conference on Model and Data Engineering (MEDI), Rhodes, Greece, 9/2015.
    • Organizing Chair, 16th International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN), Rhodes, Greece, 9/2015.
    • General Chair, 7th Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI), Craiova, Romania, 9/2015.
    • General Chair, 14th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE), Thessaloniki, Greece, 10/2014.
    • Organizing Chair, 10th IFIP Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations (AIAI), Rhodes, Greece, 9/2014.
    • PC Chair, 18th East-European Conference on Advanced Databases & Information Systems (ADBIS), Ohrid, FYROM, 9/2014.
    • General Chair, 26th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE), Thessaloniki, Greece, 6/2014.
    • PC Chair, 13th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE), Nanjing, China, 11/2013.
    • Organizing Chair, 14th International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN), Chalkidiki, Greece, 9/2013.
    • General Chair, 5th Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9/2013.
    • Organizing Chair, 8th IFIP Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations (AIAI), Chalkidiki, Greece, 9/2012.
    • General Chair, 15th Panhellenic Conference in Informatics (PCI), Kastoria, Greece, 9/2011.
    • Organizing Chair, 12th EANN / 7th AIAI Joint Conferences (Engineering Applications of Neural Networks / Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations), Corfu, Greece, 9/2011.
    • Organizing Chair 20th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9/2010.

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