Professor Vassilis Kostakos

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

Research interests

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile and Social Computing
  • Smart Cities
  • Smartphones
  • 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 a Marie Curie Fellow, and a Fellow of the Academy of Finland Distinguished Professor Program. 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. His research aims to develop novel interactive technologies that better understand and better respond to humans.

Recent publications

  1. Van Berkel, N.; Goncalves, J.; Loven, L.; Ferreira, D.; Hosio, S.; Kostakos, V. Effect of experience sampling schedules on response rate and recall accuracy of objective self-reports. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2019, Vol. 125, pp. 118-128. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2018.12.002
  2. Luo, C.; Visuri, A.; Klakegg, S.; Van Berkel, N.; Sarsenbayeva, Z.; Mottonen, A.; Goncalves, J.; Anagnostopoulos, T.; Ferreira, D.; Flores, H.; Velloso, E.; Kostakos, V. Energy-efficient prediction of smartphone unlocking. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. SPRINGER LONDON LTD. 2019, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 159-177. DOI: 10.1007/s00779-018-01190-0
  3. Giannakos, MN.; Sharma, K.; Pappas, IO.; Kostakos, V.; Velloso, E. Multimodal data as a means to understand the learning experience. International Journal of Information Management. Elsevier BV. 2019, Vol. 48, pp. 108-119. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2019.02.003
  4. Goncalves, J.; Feldman, M.; Hu, S.; Kostakos, V.; Bernstein, A. Task routing and assignment in crowdsourcing based on cognitive abilities. Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion - WWW '17 Companion. ACM Press. 2019, pp. 1023-1031. DOI: 10.1145/3041021.3055128
  5. Visuri, A.; Van Berkel, N.; Okoshi, T.; Goncalves, J.; Kostakos, V. Understanding smartphone notifications’ user interactions and content importance. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. Elsevier BV. 2019, Vol. 128, pp. 72-85. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2019.03.001
  6. Jiang, W.; Marini, G.; Van Berkel, N.; Sarsenbayeva, Z.; Luo, C.; He, X.; Dingier, T.; Kawahara, Y.; Kostakos, V. A Mobile Scanner for Probing Liquid Samples in Everyday Settings. Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers - UbiComp '18. ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY. 2018, pp. 1172-1177. DOI: 10.1145/3267305.3274764
  7. Dingier, T.; Kostakos, V.; Choudhury, A. Biased Bots: Conversational Agents to Overcome Polarization. Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers - UbiComp '18. ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY. 2018, pp. 1664-1668. DOI: 10.1145/3267305.3274189
  8. Kostakos, P.; Pandya, A.; Oussalah, M.; Hosio, S.; Sattari, A.; Kostakos, V.; Van Berkel, N.; Breidbach, C.; Kyriakouli, O. Correlating Refugee Border Crossings with Internet Search Data. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI). IEEE. 2018, pp. 264-268. DOI: 10.1109/IRI.2018.00048
  9. Hosio, SJ.; Karppinen, J.; Takala, EP.; Takatalo, J.; Goncalves, J.; Van Berkel, N.; Konomi, S.; Kostakos, V. Crowdsourcing treatments for low back pain. Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '18. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2018, Vol. 2018-April. DOI: 10.1145/3173574.3173850
  10. Sarsenbayeva, Z.; Van Berkel, N.; Velloso, E.; Kostakos, V.; Goncalves, J. Effect of Distinct Ambient Noise Types on Mobile Interaction. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2018, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 1-23. DOI: 10.1145/3214285
  11. Flores, H.; Hui, P.; Nurmi, P.; Lagerspetz, E.; Tarkoma, S.; Manner, J.; Kostakos, V.; Li, Y.; Su, X. Evidence-Aware Mobile Computational Offloading. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. IEEE COMPUTER SOC. 2018, Vol. 17, Issue 8, pp. 1834-1850. DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2017.2777491
  12. Hosio, S.; Goncalves, J.; Van Berkel, N.; Klakegg, S.; Konomi, S.; Kostakos, V. Facilitating Collocated Crowdsourcing on Situated Displays. Human–Computer Interaction. TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC. 2018, Vol. 33, Issue 5-6, pp. 335-371. DOI: 10.1080/07370024.2017.1344126
  13. Lopez, MB.; Hadid, A.; Boutellaa, E.; Goncalves, J.; Kostakos, V.; Hosio, S. Kinship verification from facial images and videos: human versus machine. Machine Vision and Applications. SPRINGER. 2018, Vol. 29, Issue 5, pp. 873-890. DOI: 10.1007/s00138-018-0943-x
  14. Van Berkel, N.; Hosio, S.; Goncalves, J.; Wac, K.; Kostakos, V.; Cox, A. MHC '18-International Workshop on Mobile Human Contributions: Opportunities and Challenges. Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers - UbiComp '18. ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY. 2018, pp. 590-593. DOI: 10.1145/3267305.3274134
  15. Flores, H.; Hui, P.; Kostakos, V. PerCom Workshops 2018 Committees. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PerCom Workshops). IEEE. 2018. DOI: 10.1109/PERCOMW.2018.8480286
  16. Flores, H.; Hui, P.; Tarkoma, S.; Li, Y.; Anagnostopoulos, T.; Kostakos, V.; Luo, C.; Su, X. SensorClone: A Framework for Harnessing Smart Devices with Virtual Sensors. Proceedings of the 9th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference on - MMSys '18. ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY. 2018, pp. 328-338. DOI: 10.1145/3204949.3204952
  17. Van Berkel, N.; Ferreira, D.; Kostakos, V. The Experience Sampling Method on Mobile Devices. ACM Computing Surveys. ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY. 2018, Vol. 50, Issue 6. DOI: 10.1145/3123988
  18. Visuri, A.; Asare, KO.; Kuosmanen, E.; Nishiyama, Y.; Ferreira, D.; Sarsenbayeva, Z.; Goncalves, J.; Van Berke, N.; Wadley, G.; Kostakos, V.; Clinch, S.; Matthews, O.; Harper, S.; Jenkins, A.; Snow, S.; Schraefel, MC. Ubiquitous Mobile Sensing: Behaviour, Mood, and Environment. Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference and 2018 International Symposium on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Wearable Computers - UbiComp '18. ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY. 2018, pp. 1140-1143. DOI: 10.1145/3267305.3274142
  19. 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. WILEY-BLACKWELL. 2017, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 59-89. DOI: 10.1111/isj.12094
  20. 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. IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC. 2017, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 104-110. DOI: 10.1109/MCE.2016.2614524

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