Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Dr. Dimitris Vrakas
Dept. of Informatics Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Tel.: (+30) 2310 998885,
Office: 313, 3rd
Dimitris Vrakas is a Lecturer at the Department of Informatics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (AUTH), since September 2007. He teaches undergraduate courses on Programming Paradigms, Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems and two post graduate courses on “Planning and Scheduling”, “Web Services and the Internet of Things” and “Decision Support and Expert Systems”. His research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Ambient Intelligence, Automated Planning, Web Service Composition and Intelligent Tutoring Systems. During the last years his research has been focused on the use of automated planning techniques in the automatic composition of functional entities of the world wide web, including web services for things (sensor networks), semantic web services and learning objects. He has published more than 45 papers and articles and has been involved in the editing of two edited volumes on “AI Planning” and “Automated Problem Solving”. He has worked in more than 10 national and European projects concerning educational software, intelligent agents, e-learning, web services, risk management and ambient intelligence. Dimitris Vrakas received his first degree on “Informatics” from the department of Informatics AUTH in 1999 and his PhD degree in Intelligent Planning Systems from the same department in 2004.
Last Update: June 14, 2013