Theodoros Kostoulas

Dr Theodoros Kostoulas

  • 01202 965626
  • tkostoulas at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer (Academic) in Computing
  • Poole House P318, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Theodoros Kostoulas is Lecturer in Computing at Bournemouth University, U.K.. Before that he was Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer at the Computer Vision and Multimedia Laboratory & Swiss Center for Affective Sciences at University of Geneva, Switzerland. He holds PhD degree from the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Greece.

Research

Theodoros' research interests include Affective Computing, Multimodal Interaction, Human Computer Interaction and Digital Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Physiological Signal Processing, Speech Processing, Emotion Recognition from Speech.

Theodoros has been active in the realization of research projects, managing research and development tasks (within more than 10 national and international research and research and innovation projects). A significant amount of those projects were/are multidisciplinary, bringing together expertise from art experts, psychology experts, as well as end-users.

Journal Articles

  • Kostoulas, T., Chanel, G., Muszynski, M., Lombardo, P. and Pun, T., 2017. Films, affective computing and aesthetic experience: Identifying emotional and aesthetic highlights from multimodal signals in a social setting. Frontiers in ICT, 4, 11.
  • Tárrega, S., Kostoulas, T. et al., 2014. Explicit and implicit emotional expression in bulimia nervosa in the acute state and after recovery. PLoS ONE, 9 (7).
  • Kostoulas, T., Winkler, T., Ganchev, T., Fakotakis, N. and Köhler, J., 2013. The MoveOn database: Motorcycle environment speech and noise database for command and control applications. Language Resources and Evaluation, 47 (2), 539-563.
  • Kostoulas, T., Mporas, I., Kocsis, O., Ganchev, T., Katsaounos, N., Santamaria, J.J., Jimenez-Murcia, S., Fernandez-Aranda, F. and Fakotakis, N., 2012. Affective speech interface in serious games for supporting therapy of mental disorders. Expert Systems with Applications, 39 (12), 11072-11079.
  • Fernández-Aranda, F., Kostoulas, T.P. et al., 2012. Video games as a complementary therapy tool in mental disorders: PlayMancer, a European multicentre study. Journal of Mental Health, 21 (4), 364-374.
  • Lazaridis, A., Ganchev, T., Kostoulas, T., Mporas, I. and Fakotakis, N., 2010. Phone duration modeling: Overview of techniques and performance optimization via feature selection in the context of emotional speech. International Journal of Speech Technology, 13 (3), 175-188.

Chapters

  • Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T. and Fakotakis, N., 2011. Affect recognition in real life scenarios. 429-435.
  • Lazaridis, A., Ganchev, T., Mporas, I., Kostoulas, T. and Fakotakis, N., 2010. Feature selection for improved phone duration modeling of Greek emotional speech. 357-362.
  • Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T., Lazaridis, A. and Fakotakis, N., 2010. Enhancing emotion recognition from speech through feature selection. 338-344.
  • Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T. and Fakotakis, N., 2008. Study on speaker-independent emotion recognition from speech on real-world data. 235-242.
  • Kostoulas, T., Mporas, I., Ganchev, T., Katsaounos, N., Lazaridis, A., Ntalampiras, S. and Fakotakis, N., 2008. LOGOS: A multimodal dialogue system for controlling smart appliances. 585-594.
  • Kostoulas, T., Mporas, I., Ganchev, T. and Fakotakis, N., 2008. The effect of emotional speech on a smart-home application. 305-310.

Conferences

  • Tian,, L., Muszynski,, M., Lai,, C., Moore,, J., Kostoulas, T., Lombardo,, P., Pun,, T. and Chanel, G., 2017. Recognizing Induced Emotions of Movie Audiences: Are Induced and Perceived Emotions the Same? In: 7th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII2017) 23-26 October 2017 San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • Muszynski, M., Kostoulas, T., Lombardo, P., Pun, T. and Chanel, G., 2016. Synchronization among groups of spectators for highlight detection in movies. 292-296.
  • Kostoulas, T., Chanel, G., Muszynski, M., Lombardo, P. and Pun, T., 2015. Dynamic time warping of multimodal signals for detecting highlights in movies. 35-40.
  • Muszynski, M., Kostoulas, T., Chanel, G., Lombardo, P. and Pun, T., 2015. Spectators' synchronization Detection based on manifold representation of physiological signals: Application to movie highlights detection. 235-238.
  • Kostoulas, T., Chanel, G., Muszynski, M., Lombardo, P. and Pun, T., 2015. Identifying aesthetic highlights in movies from clustering of physiological and behavioral signals.
  • Kostoulas, T., Kocsis, O., Ganchev, T., Fernández-Aranda, F., Santamaría, J.J., Jiménez-Murcia, S., Moussa, M.B., Magnenat-Thalmann, N. and Fakotakis, N., 2010. The PlayMancer Database: A Multimodal Affect Database in Support of Research and Development Activities in Serious Game Environment. European Language Resources Association.
  • Katsaounos, N., Mporas, I., Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T. and Fakotakis, N., 2010. Voice Portal for the University of Patras.
  • Lazaridis, A., Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T., Mporas, I. and Fakotakis, N., 2010. Vergina: A Modern Greek Speech Database for Speech Synthesis. European Language Resources Association.
  • Mporas, I., Ganchev, T., Kostoulas, T., Kermanidisand, K. and Fakotakis, N., 2009. Automatic speech recognition system for home appliances control. 114-117.
  • Lazaridis, A., Kostoulas, T., Mporas, I., Ganchev, T., Katsaounos, N., Ntalampiras, S. and Fakotakis, N., 2008. Human evaluation of the LOGOS' spoken dialogue system.
  • Ganchev, T., Kostoulas, T. et al., 2008. Natural Spoken Dialogue Interaction: Technology, Tools, Resources and Applications.
  • Winkler, T., Kostoulas, T., Adderley, R., Bonkowski, C., Ganchev, T., Köhler, J. and Fakotakis, N., 2008. The MoveOn Motorcycle Speech Corpus. European Language Resources Association.
  • Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T., Mporas, I. and Fakotakis, N., 2008. A Real-World Emotional Speech Corpus for Modern Greek. European Language Resources Association.
  • Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T., Mporas, I. and Fakotakis, N., 2007. Detection of negative emotional states in real-world scenario. 502-509.
  • Mporas, I., Ganchev, T., Siafarikas, M. and Kostoulas, T., 2007. Comparative evaluation of speech parameterizations for speech recognition. 510-513.
  • Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T., Mporas, I. and Fakotakis, N., 2007. Detection of Negative Emotional States in Real-World Scenario. IEEE Computer Society, 502-509.
  • Zervas, P., Kostoulas, T. and Fakotakis, N., 2006. Evaluation of a Greek Prosody Speech Corpus for Emotion Recognition.
  • Kostoulas, T., Mporas, I. and Fakotakis, N., 2006. Emotion Recognition in Noise Environments.
  • Kostoulas, T. and Fakotakis, N., 2006. A speaker dependent emotion recognition framework. 305-309.
  • Triantafyllou, G.N., Kostoulas, T., Kolovou, L.T., Karavatselou, E.I., Koukias, M.N. and Lymperopoulos, D.K., 2006. Web Access to Hospital Medical Data using Wireless Networks. 237-240.

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Big Data and Cloud Computing
  • Data Mining and Analytic Technologies

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Data Management

Qualifications

  • PhD in Electical and Computer Engineering (University of Patras, Greece, 2012)
  • MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering (University of Patras, Greece, 2005)

Memberships

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Member,
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Member,
  • International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE), Member,
  • Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE), Member,
  • The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS), Member,
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