Professor Vassilis Kostakos

  • Room: Level: 09 Room: 03
  • Building: Doug McDonell Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Mobile and Social Computing
  • Ubiquitous Computing

Biography

Vassilis is a Professor of Human Computer Interaction at the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Bath, UK. He has previously held appointments at the University of Oulu, University of Madeira, and Carnegie Mellon University. He was the founding director of the Center for Ubiquitous Computing at the University of Oulu in 2016. He is a founding editor of the Proceedings of the ACM in Interactive, Mobile, Wearable, and Ubiquitous Technologies. His research interests include Human Computer Interaction, Ubiquitous Computing, and Social Computing, and he aims to develop novel interactive technologies that better understand and better respond to humans.

Recent publications

  1. Liu Y, Mezei J, Kostakos V, Li H. Applying configurational analysis to IS behavioural research: a methodological alternative for modelling combinatorial complexities. Information Systems Journal. Blackwell Science. 2017, Vol. 27, Issue 1.
  2. Berenguer A, Goncalves J, Hosio S, Ferreira D, Anagnostopoulos T, Kostakos V. Are Smartphones Ubiquitous?: An in-depth survey of smartphone adoption by seniors. IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine. 2017, Vol. 6, Issue 1.
  3. Luo C, Fylakis A, Partala J, Klakegg S, Goncalves J, Liang K, Seppänen T, Kostakos V. A data hiding approach for sensitive smartphone data. UbiComp 2016 - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. 2016.
  4. Van Berkel N, Luo C, Anagnostopoulos T, Ferreira D, Goncalves J, Hosio S, Kostakos V. A Systematic Assessment of Smartphone Usage Gaps. 34th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI4GOOD). Association for Computing Machinery Inc.. 2016.
  5. Sasao T, Konomi S, Kostakos V, Kuribayashi K, Goncalves J. Community Reminder: Participatory contextual reminder environments for local communities. International Journal of Human Computer Studies. Academic Press - Elsevier Science. 2016.
  6. Anagnostopoulos T, Ferreira D, Samodelkin A, Ahmed M, Kostakos V. Cyclist-aware traffic lights through distributed smartphone sensing. PERVASIVE AND MOBILE COMPUTING. Elsevier. 2016, Vol. 31.
  7. Liu Y, Li H, Goncalves J, Kostakos V, Xiao B. Fragmentation or cohesion? Visualizing the process and consequences of information system diversity, 1993–2012. European Journal of Information Systems. Palgrave. 2016, Vol. 25, Issue 6.
  8. Luo C, Kuutila M, Klakegg S, Ferreira D, Flores H, Goncalves J, Kostakos V, Mäntylä M. How to validate mobile crowdsourcing design? Leveraging data integration in prototype testing. UbiComp 2016 Adjunct - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. 2016.
  9. Klakegg S, Luo C, Goncalves J, Hosio S, Kostakos V. Instrumenting smartphones with portable NIRS. UbiComp 2016 Adjunct - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. 2016.
  10. Van Berkel N, Kopytin S, Hosio S, Malmberg J, Järvenoja H, Kostakos V. Measuring group dynamics in an elementary school setting using mobile devices. UbiComp 2016 Adjunct - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. 2016.
  11. Liu Y, Li H, Xu X, Kostakos V, Heikkila J. Modeling consumer switching behavior in social network games by exploring consumer cognitive dissonance and change experience. INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT & DATA SYSTEMS. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. 2016, Vol. 116, Issue 4.
  12. Kostakos V, Ferreira D, Goncalves J, Hosio S. Modelling smartphone usage: A Markov state transition model. UbiComp 2016 - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. 2016.
  13. Hosio S, Ferreira D, Goncalves J, Van Berkel N, Luo C, Ahmed M, Flores H, Kostakos V. Monetary Assessment of Battery Life on Smartphones. 34th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI4GOOD). Association for Computing Machinery Inc.. 2016.
  14. Gautama S, Atzmueller M, Kostakos V, Gillis D, Hosio S. Observing Human Activity Through Sensing. Participatory Sensing, Opinions and Collective Awareness. Springer International Publishing. 2016. Editors: Loreto V, Haklay M, Hotho A, Servedio VDP, Stumme G, Theunis J, Tria F.
  15. Pouke M, Goncalves J, Ferreira D, Kostakos V. Practical simulation of virtual crowds using points of interest. COMPUTERS ENVIRONMENT AND URBAN SYSTEMS. Pergamon. 2016, Vol. 57.

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