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I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens under the supervision of Prof. Sergios Theodoridis. At the same time, I hold a research associate position at the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos, where I am involved in international projects. I work along the Complex Event Recognition Group and I conduct research mostly in the area of Statistical Relational Learning and AI under the guidance of Dr. Georgios Paliouras and Dr. Alexander Artikis. SRL attempts to represent, reason, and learn in domains governed by uncertainty and complex relational structure by combining logic-based representations, probabilistic modeling and machine learning. Given the increased complexity of the task and the fact that data these days are endless, I am also interested in scalability.

I graduated from the Technical University of Crete, school of Electronics and Computer Engineering and I received a 5-year diploma. During my studies I worked along the Kouretes RoboCup team where I completed my thesis on Dynamic Multi-Robot Coordination for the RoboCup Standard Platform League. In the Fall of 2013 I joined the graduate program of Electronics and Computer Engineering at the Technical University of Crete and in the Spring of 2014 I started working along the CER Group at NCSR where I completed my master thesis on Online Structure Learning for Markov Logic Networks using Background Knowledge Axiomatization and received an MSc degree. Since October 2016 I hold a PhD candidate position.

Interests

My research interests are currently focused on AI and machine learning mostly for complex event recognition. I have also some research and development experience in autonomous agents and robotics. Concisely that translates into the following several research fields:

I am also passionate about programming and software engineering. I am a Scala enthusiast and I have plenty of experience in object-oriented and functional program design, relational databases and parallel computing.

Publications

  • Michelioudakis E., Skarlatidis A., Paliouras G., Artikis A., OSLa: Online Structure Learning using Background Knowledge Axiomatization. Proceedings of the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery, LNCS 9851, pp. 232-247, Springer, 2016.
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  • Michelioudakis E., Artikis A., Paliouras G., Online Structure Learning for Traffic Management. Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Inductive Logic Programming, LNCS 10326, pp. 27-39, Springer, 2016.
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