Dr Nikolaos Th. Ersotelos

Research Fellow

Dr Nikolaos Ersotelos

Dr. Nikolaos Th. Ersotelos is a research fellow with 8 years of working experience in both academia and industry. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Brunel University in 2010 and his MSc (Distinction) in Media Production and Distribution from Lancaster University.

Since he joined the CVDA lab of the University of Bedfordshire in 2013 he has participated in 6 EU funded projects (DrInventor, CHIC, Carre, MyHealthAvatar, MyLifeHub, GPSME).

In 2016, he was involved in a project under a MoD (Ministry of Defense) contract.

From 2011 to 2012 he participated in the EU project “Splotch” - an open source astrophysical cosmological simulation - as a researcher of Portsmouth University.

From 2012 to 2014 he was a researcher at the University of Athens, specialising in the facial expression recognition research field.

His research interests include web design/development, image processing and data visualisation.

Research Projects

  • CDE Security for the Internet of Things - Phase 1 (A-PI) - “Dynamic Cyber-Security Systems over Rapidly Time-Varying Vehicular Adhoc Networks (VANETs)" (£83,054): The Ministry of Defence, 15 Dec 2015 - 31 Mar 2016

Publications

Books and Chapters

  • Zhao Y, Wei H, Wu S, Parvinzamir F, Deng Z, Zhao X, Ersotelos N, Dong F, Clapworthy G, Liu E: 2017 Topic-Aware Visual Citation Tracing via Enhanced Term Weighting for Efficient Literature Retrieval. In: Francalanci C., Helfert M. (eds) Data Management Technologies and Applications. DATA 2016. Communications in Computer and Information Science, book series vol 737. Springer, Cham
  • Wei H, Wu S, Zhao Y, Deng Z, Ersotelos N, Parvinzamir F, Liu B, Liu E, Dong F, “Data Mining, Management and Visualization in Large Scientific Corpuses”, E-Learning and Games, Volume 9654 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 371 379, (China) 2016
  • Ersotelos N, Dong F, Image-Based Synthesis for Human facial expression, in book: Advances in Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization, Volume 2, pp.283-296, 2009

International Journals

  • Ersotelos N, Margioris A, Zhang X, Dong F: 2018 Review of mobile applications for optimizing the follow-up care of patients with diabetes, in Springer Hormones Journal, DOI: 10.1007/s42000-018-0062-0
  • Dong F, O'Donoghue D, Ersotelos N, Wu S, Saggion H, Ronzano F, Corcho O, et al: 2017 Dr. Inventor, Promoting Scientific Creativity by Utilising Web-based Research Objects, FP7, in International Health Journal, Published by Science impact ltd, DOI: 10.21820/23987073.2017.2.40 pp. 40-44
  • Zhao Y, Parvinzamir F, Zhao X, Deng Z, Dong F, Ersotelos N, Clapworthy G: 2016 Web-based Visual Analytics of Lifestyle Data in MyHealthAvatar, in journal: E-Learning and Games, pp.371-379
  • Becciani U, Costa A, Ersotelos N, Krokos M, Massimino P, Petta C. and Vitello F, 2012 September. Visivo: A library and integrated tools for large astrophysical dataset exploration. in Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XXI: Vol. 461, pp. 505-508.
  • Ersotelos N, 2012 Image Based Facial Expression Synthesis, in Journal of Communications Research, Vol. 4 Issue 1/2, p103-119
  • Ersotelos N, Dong F: 2007 Building Highly Realistic Facial Modeling and Animation: A Survey, in International Journal of Computer Graphics in Visual Computer, Springer Publications, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp 13–30
  • Ersotelos N, Dong F: 2011 Highly Automated Method for Facial Expression Synthesis in journal LNCS Transactions on Edutainment, Springer Publication Vol. 6530, pp 158-176

International Conferences

  • Parvinzamir F, Zhao Y, Deng Z, Zhao X, Ersotelos N, Dong F, Liu E, Clapworthy G: 2015 MyHealthAvatar: A Case Study of Web-Based Interactive Visual Analytics of Lifestyle Data, in Computer and Information Technology; IEEE International Conference, United Kingdom
  • Zhao Y, Parvinzamir F, Zhao X, Deng Z, Dong F, Ersotelos N, Clapworthy G, 2015 Web-based Visual Analytics of Lifestyle Data in MyHealthAvatar, in 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare - Transforming healthcare through innovations in mobile and wireless technologies, United Kingdom
  • Zhao Y, Zhao X, Dong F, Clapworthy G, Ersotelos N, Liu E, 2013 WebGL-based interactive rendering of whole body anatomy for web-oriented visualisation of avatar-centered digital health data, in IEEE 13th International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering BIBE, Greece
  • Ersotelos N, Zhao X, Zhao Y, Wei H, Liu E, Clapworthy G, Dong F: 2013 A user interface design for a patient oriented digital patient, in IEEE 13th International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering BIBE, Greece
  • Zhao X, Zhao Y, Ersotelos N, Fan D, Liu E, Clapworthy G, Dong F: 2013 A Scalable Data Repository for Recording Self-Managed Longitudinal Health Data of Digital Patients, in IEEE 13th International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering BIBE Greece
  • Ersotelos N: 2007 Image-Based Rendering for Computer Synthesized Human Figures, in SMAP '07: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization - Volume 00: 229-232 in IEEE Computer Society, pp. 229-232 United Kingdom
  • Ersotelos N, Dong F: 2006 Incremental Synthesis for Generating Large Texture Images, in Conference proceedings in Computer Graphics Interface (CGI), China, 2006.
  • Ersotelos N, Dong F: 2006 Texture Synthesis Using Incremental Patches, in In Edutainment'06 Proceedings of the First international conference on Technologies for E-Learning and Digital Entertainment pp. 921-927, China

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E: nikolaos.ersotelos@beds.ac.uk

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