Tasos Spiliotopoulos, MSc

Tasos Spiliotopoulos, MSc
PhD Candidate
Computational social science, social network analysis, privacy, usability, location sharing, computer-mediated communication
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Tasos Spiliotopoulos is a PhD candidate in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Madeira and an FCT scholar at M-ITI. Prior to coming to Madeira, Tasos was a member of the Information Systems Laboratory Research Group at the University of Athens in Greece, and worked as a freelance software developer and usability specialist. Tasos holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Leicester in the UK and an MSc in Advanced Information Systems from the University of Athens.

Key topics in his PhD research include computational social science, social network analysis, privacy, usability, location sharing and computer-mediated communication. Areas that his research has focused in the past include human-centered design, locative media, universal design and web accessibility, business entrepreneurship and employability, teleworking and e-government services.

Spiliotopoulos, T., D. Pereira, and I. Oakley, "Predicting Tie Strength with the Facebook API", Proceedings of the 18th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, 10/2014. Abstract
Spiliotopoulos, T., and I. Oakley, "Understanding Motivations for Facebook Use: Usage Metrics, Network Structure, and Privacy", CHI '13 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems [Acceptance Rate: 32%], Paris, France, ACM, 04/2013. Abstract
Karnik, M., I. Oakley, J. Venkatanathan, T. Spiliotopoulos, and V. Nisi, "Uses & gratifications of a facebook media sharing group", Proceedings of the 2013 conference on Computer supported cooperative work, CSCW2013, [Acceptance Rate: 35,6%], New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 821–826, 2013.
Spiliotopoulos, T., and I. Oakley, "An integrated approach towards the construction of an HCI methodological framework", First European Workshop on HCI Design and Evaluation: The influence of domains, Limassol, Cyprus, 2011.
Wagner, D., M. Lopez, A. Dória, I. Pavlyshak, V. Kostakos, I. Oakley, and T. Spiliotopoulos, "Hide and seek: location sharing practices with social media", Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 55–58, 2010.