Theodoros Kostoulas

Dr Theodoros Kostoulas

  • 01202 965626
  • tkostoulas at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer (Academic) in Computing
  • Poole House P316, 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 Data Mining, Affective Computing, Multimodal Interaction, Machine Learning, Multimodal Signal Processing.

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

  • Muszynski, M., Kostoulas, T., Lombardo, P., Pun, T. and Chanel, G., 2018. Aesthetic Highlight Detection in Movies Based on Synchronization of Spectators’ Reactions. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM).
  • 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

  • Drosatos, G., Bolat, E., Vuillier, L., Kostoulas, T., McAlaney, J., Phalp, K., Ali, R. et al., 2018. Empowering Responsible Online Gambling by Real-time Persuasive Information Systems. In: Twelfth International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS’18) 29-31 May 2018 Nantes, France.
  • Drosatos, G., Nalmpantis, F., Baines, V., Bolat, E., Vuillier, L., Kostoulas, T., Arden-Close, E., McAlaney, J., Phalp, K. and Ali, R., 2018. A conceptual architecture for empowering responsible online gambling with predictive, real-time, persuasive and interactive intervention. In: The 13th International Conference on Persuasive Technology (Persuasive’18) 16-19 April 2018 Waterloo, Canada..
  • Tian, L., Muszynski, M., Lai, C., Moore, J.D., Kostoulas, T., Lombardo, P., Pun, T. and Chanel, G., 2018. Recognizing induced emotions of movie audiences: Are induced and perceived emotions the same? 28-35.
  • 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., Ben Moussa, M., 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. 3011-3015.
  • Lazaridis, A., Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T., Mporas, I. and Fakotakis, N., 2010. Vergina: A modern Greek speech database for speech synthesis. 117-121.
  • Katsaounos, N., Mporas, I., Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T. and Fakotakis, N., 2010. Voice Portal for the University of Patras.
  • 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.
  • Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T., Mporas, I. and Fakotakis, N., 2008. A real-world emotional speech corpus for modern Greek. 2676-2680.
  • Winkler, T., Kostoulas, T., Adderley, R., Bonkowski, C., Ganchev, T., Kohler, J. and Fakotakis, N., 2008. The MoveOn motorcycle speech corpus. 2201-2205.
  • Ganchev, T., Kostoulas, T. et al., 2008. Natural Spoken Dialogue Interaction: Technology, Tools, Resources and Applications.
  • 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. 502-509.
  • Kostoulas, T., Ganchev, T., Mporas, I. and Fakotakis, N., 2007. Detection of Negative Emotional States in Real-World Scenario. IEEE Computer Society, 502-509.
  • 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.
  • Kostoulas, T. and Fakotakis, N., 2006. A speaker dependent emotion recognition framework. 305-309.
  • Kostoulas, T., Mporas, I. and Fakotakis, N., 2006. Emotion Recognition in Noise Environments.
  • Zervas, P., Kostoulas, T. and Fakotakis, N., 2006. Evaluation of a Greek Prosody Speech Corpus for Emotion Recognition.

Posters

Profile of Teaching PG

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

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Data Management

Qualifications

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

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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