Author: Thomas Spyrou
Dr. Thomas Spyrou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering, University of the Aegean. He is Technical Director of Aegean Net, the network linking the distributed campus of the Aegean University, as well as providing Internet Services to other educationa! l communities of the Aegean (e.g schools and training centres) through an advanced and modern high speed network. In addition, he is an executive member of GUnet Technical Committee; of the GRnet (Greek Research and Technology Network) Technical Committee; and of the Technical Committee of the EDUnet, the Greek Secondary Educational Network.
His main interest is to research and to apply systems theories and approaches to real-world scenarios, especially in the case of Information Systems for Human Activity Systems. He has directed and participated in a number of projects both funded nationally, and by the European Union. He has published in scientific journals and participated in national and international conferences, in the areas of information systems design, holistic systems design, artificial intelligence, decision support systems, intelligent tutoring systems, simulation and security.
Koutsabasis, Panayiotis, Stavrakis, Modestos, Spyrou, Thomas, Darzentas, John (2011): Perceived impact of asynchronous e-learning after long-term use: implications for design a. In International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 27 (2) pp. 191-213. http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=g932434964
Koutsabasis, Panayiotis, Stavrakis, Modestos, Viorres, Nikos, Darzentas, Jenny S., Spyrou, Thomas, Darzentas, John (2008): A Descriptive Reference Framework for Personalisation of E-business. In Electronic Commerce Research, 8 (3) pp. 173-192. http://www.springerlink.com/content/q84388r2734q4914
Koutsabasis, Panayiotis,, Darzentas, Jenny S., Spyrou, Thomas, Lambrinoudakis, Kostas, Darzentas, John (2000): Aiding Designers to Design for All: The IRIS Approach. In: Emiliani, Pier Luigi, Stephanidis, Constantine (eds.) Proceedings of the 6th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All October 25-26, 2000, Florence, Italy. pp. 3. http://ui4all.ics.forth.gr/UI4ALL-2000/files/Posters/Koutsabasis.pdf
Darzentas, John, Arnellos, Argyris, Darzentas, Jenny, Koutsabasis, Panayiotis, Spyrou, Thomas, Viorres, Nikos, Vlachogiannis, Evangelos, Velasco, Carlos A., Mohamad, Yehya, Abascal, Julio, Tomas-Guerra, Jorge, Arrue-Recondo, Myriam (2003): IRIS: Implementing an Open Environment supporting Inclusive Design of Internet Application. In: Proceedings of IFIP INTERACT03: Human-Computer Interaction , 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. pp. 749.
Koutsabasis, Panayiotis, Darzentas, Jenny S., Abascal, Julio, Spyrou, Thomas, Darzentas, John (2001): Designing Internet-based systems and services for all: problems and solutions. In: Stephanidis, Constantine (eds.) HCI International 2001 - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction August 5-10, 2001, New Orleans, USA. pp. 31-35.
Koutsabasis, Panayiotis, Spyrou, Thomas, Darzentas, John (2007): Evaluating Usability Evaluation Methods: Criteria, Method and a Case Study. In: Jacko, Julie A. (eds.) HCI International 2007 - 12th International Conference - Part I July 22-27, 2007, Beijing, China. pp. 569-578. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-73105-4_63
Koutsabasis, Panayiotis, Darzentas, John, Spyrou, Thomas, Darzentas, Jenny S. (1999): Facilitating User-System Interaction: The GAIA Interaction Agent. In: HICSS 1999 , 1999, . http://csdl.computer.org/comp/proceedings/hicss/1999/0001/08/00018056abs.htm