Dr Georgios Lepouras
Department of Informatics and Telecommunications
University of Peloponnese

Office: A7b
Address: Terma Karaiskaki, 22 131 Tripolis, Greece
E-Mail: G.Lepouras @ uop.gr
Tel.: +30 2710 372201
Fax.: +30 2710 372238

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First degree from the Department of Mathematics , University of Athens in 1991.

Master of Science in Information Technology from Department of Computer Science, University of Strathclyde, in 1992. MSc thesis title: "FontCreator: A tool for creating fonts for X-Windows" [PS, 192 KB] [PDF, 249 KB].

PhD from University of Athens, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications in 2000. PhD thesis title: "User-Computer Interaction: The methodology of supplementary support in the service of different cultural communities"(in Greek) [PDF, ~22 MB] [HTML].

Research Interests

Human Computer Interaction issues (especially multilingual, multicultural issues), Virtual Reality and electronic services.




[J42] Vassilakis, C., Antoniou, A., Lepouras, G., Poulopoulos, V., Wallace, M., Bampatzia, S., & Bourlakos, I. (2017). Stimulation of reflection and discussion in museum visits through the use of social media. Social Network Analysis and Mining, 7(1), 40.
[J41] Theodoropoulos, A., Antoniou, A., & Lepouras, G. (2017). Teacher and student views on educational robotics: The Pan-Hellenic competition case. Application and Theory of Computer Technology, 2(4), 1-23.
[J40] Lepouras, G. (2017). Comparing methods for numerical input in immersive virtual environments. Virtual Reality, 1-15.
[J39] Theodoropoulos, A., Antoniou, A., & Lepouras, G. (2016). How do different cognitive styles affect learning programming? Insights from a game-based approach in Greek schools. ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE), 17(1), 3.
[J38] Naudet, Y., Antoniou, A., Lykourentzou, I., Tobias, E., Rompa, J., Lepouras, G., (2015). Museum Personalization Based on Gaming and Cognitive Styles: The BLUE Experiment, International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, 7(2), 1-29.
[J37] Katifori, A., Vassilakis, C., Lepouras, G., & Torou, E. (2015). Effectiveness of Visualization for Information Retrieval through Ontologies with Entity Evolution: The Impact of Ontology Modeling. International Journal of Information Retrieval Research (IJIRR), 5(2), 66-91.


[C77] Theodorakopoulos, M., Papageorgopoulos, N., Mourti, A., Antoniou, A., Wallace, M., Lepouras, G. & Platis, N. (2017, July). Personalized augmented reality experiences in museums using Google Cardboards. In Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP), 2017 12th International Workshop on (pp. 95-100). IEEE.
[C76] Bampatzia, S., Bourlakos, I. Antoniou, A., Vassilakis, C., Lepouras, G., Wallace, M. 2016. Serious Games: Valuable tools for Cultural Heritage. poster presentation at Proceedings of the Games and Learning Alliance conference, Dec. 5-7, Utrecht, Netherlands.
[C75] Triantafyllou, D., Antoniou, A., Lepouras, G. 2016. Sound and kinesthesis in virtual environments: pilot experiment to compare physical and digital sound contradictions. In Proceedings of the 20th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, Nov. 10-12, Patra, Greece.
[C74] Vassilakis, C., Antoniou, A., Lepouras, G., Wallace. M., Lykourentzou, I., Naudet, Y. 2016 Interconnecting Objects, Visitors, Sites and (Hi)Stories across Cultural and Historical Concepts: the CrossCult project. Proceedings of the Euromed 2016, International Conference on Digital Heritage, Oct. 31-Nov.5, Cyprus.
[C73] Bampatzia, S., Bravo-Quezada, O.G., Antoniou, A., Lopez Nores, M., Wallace, M., Lepouras, G, Vassilakis, C. 2016. The use of semantics in the CrossCult H2020 project. Proceeding of the 2nd International KEYSTONE Conference IKC 2016, Cluj-Napoca Romania, 8-9 September 2016, http://www.keystone-cost.eu/ikc2016/
[C72] Bampatzia, S., Antoniou, A., Lepouras. G., Vassilakis, C., Wallace, M. 2016. Using Social media to stimulate history reflection in cultural heritage. Proceedings of the Smap 11th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization, October 20-21, 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece, http://www.smap2016.org/#/
[C71] Theodoropoulos, A., Antoniou, A., & Lepouras, G. 2016. Educational Robotics in the Service of CSE: A Study Based on the PanHellenic Competition. Proceedings of the Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education (WiPSCE '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, (ISBN 978-1-4503-4223-0/16/10). DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2978249.2978262

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CrossCult": Empowering reuse of digital cultural heritage in context-aware crosscuts of European history project aims to spur a change in the way European citizens appraise History. Funded from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no 693150. Three year project, started March 2016

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Programming I

Human Computer Interaction

Advanced Interfaces - Virtual Reality


Game development


Senior Member ACM

CoFounder of ACM Greek SIG CHI


Last update September 2017