Selected Publications

"Enhancing Virtual Reality Systems with Smart Wearable Devices"
"Do Human Cognitive Differences in Information Processing Affect Preference and Performance of CAPTCHA?"

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"Performance Vs. Freshness in Web Database Applications"

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"Optimized Query Routing Trees for Wireless Sensor Networks"

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Latest Publication

"Effects of human cognitive differences on interaction and visual behavior in graphical user authentication"

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Best Paper Nomination at UMAP 2014

Marios Belk, Panagiotis Germanakos, Christos Fidas, and George Samaras, for the paper namely, "A Personalisation Method based on Human Factors for Improving Usability of User Authentication Tasks".

Please visit the User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2014) conference.

Best Paper Award at SouthCHI 2013

Marios Belk, Panagiotis Germanakos, Christos Fidas, Andreas Holzinger, and George Samaras, for the paper namely, "Towards the Personalization of CAPTCHA Mechanisms based on Individual Differences in Cognitive Processing".

Please visit Human Factors in Computing & Informatics (SouthCHI 2013) conference.

PhD Academic Award

Panayiotis Andreou from the University of Cyprus, Cyprus for his PhD thesis (under the supervision of Prof. Samaras) titled "KSpot+: A Network-aware Framework for Energy-efficient Data Acquisition in Wireless Sensor Networks".

Please visit EWSN 2012 Awards.

Best Student Paper Award

Nikos Tsianos, Zacharias Lekkas, Panagiotis Germanakos, Costas Mourlas, and George Samaras, for the paper namely, "User-centered Profiling on the basis of Cognitive and Emotional Characteristics: An Empirical Study".

Please visit Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-based Systems (AH 2008) conference.

Best Paper Award

Papastavrou S., G. Samaras, E. Pitoura, for the paper namely, "Mobile Agents for WWW Distributed Database Access".

International Data Engineering Conference (ICDE 1999) conference.