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Tasos Spiliotopoulos

  • MSc
  • PhD candidate
  • Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, University of Madeira
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Research interests

location sharing and computer-mediated communication.usabilityprivacysocial network analysisComputational social science

About

I’m a PhD candidate in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Madeira in Portugal under the supervision of Ian Oakley. I hold a Portuguese National Science Foundation (FCT) PhD Scholarship to investigate the application of social network analysis techniques for studying behavior in social network sites. I also collaborate with the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, under the Carnegie Mellon|Portugal partnership. Prior to this, I 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. I hold 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 my PhD research include computational social science, social network analysis, privacy, usability, location sharing and computer-mediated communication. Areas that my 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.

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Publications

An exploratory study on the use of Twitter and Facebook in tandem

  • Spiliotopoulos T
  • Oakley I
Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference on - British HCI '15 (2015)
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Studying Social Network Sites via computational methods

  • Spiliotopoulos T
2015 IEEE 9th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS) (2015)
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Predicting Tie Strength with the Facebook API

  • Spiliotopoulos T
  • Pereira D
  • Oakley I
Proceedings of the 18th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics - PCI '14 (2014)
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Replicating and Extending a Facebook Uses & Gratifications Study: Five Years Later

  • Spiliotopoulos T
  • Oakley I
RepliCHI 2013 workshop at ACM CHI 2013 (2013)
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Urban Twitter Networks and Communities: A Case Study of Microblogging in Athens

  • Spiliotopoulos T
  • Oakley I
Hybrid City Conference 2013 (2013)
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Professional experience

PhD candidate

Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, University of Madeira

September 2009 - Present

Research assistant

Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute

September 2009 - October 2010(a year)

Teaching assistant

University of Madeira

September 2009 - May 2010(8 months)

System administrator

University of Athens

June 2007 - August 2009(2 years)

Software engineer and usability consultant

Freelancer

September 2000 - August 2009(9 years)

Researcher

University of Athens

September 2000 - August 2009(9 years)

Education history

PhD Human-Computer Interaction

University of Madeira

September 2009 - Present

MSc Advanced Information Systems

University of Athens

September 2002 - May 2007(5 years)

BSc Computer Science

University of Leicester

September 1997 - June 2000(3 years)