Vaitis Michail
Associate Professor
Scientific Field:
Informatics - Geographic Databases
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Geography Building - ground floor
  • PhD, Department of Computer Engineering & Infromatics, University of Patras, Greece
  • BSc (Diploma), Department of Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras, Greece
Research Interests:
  • Geographic Databases
  • Spatial Data Infrastructures
  • Geographic Semantic Web
  • Geographic Hypermedia
Research Projects:
  • 2011-2014: Υποδομή Χωρικών Δεδομένων Πανεπιστημίου Αιγαίου - Επιστημονικός υπεύθυνος
  • 2012-2013: Σύστημα Γεωγραφικών Πληροφοριών Περιφέρειας Βορείου Αιγαίου - Επιστημονικός υπεύθυνος
  • 2011-2013: Γεώκλιμα - Ανάπτυξη Γεωγραφικού Συστήματος Κλιματικής Πληροφορίας - Επιστημονικός υπεύθυνος Πανεπιστημίου Αιγαίου
  • 2012-2012: Συμβουλευτικές και υποστηρικτικές υπηρεσίες εμπειρογνωμοσύνης για την ανάπτυξη βασικής πλατφόρμας λογισμικού υποστήριξης διαδικτυακών εφαρμογών παροχής γεωγραφικών υπηρεσιών - Επιστημονικός υπεύθυνος
  • 2010-2010: Σύστημα Γεωγραφικών Πληροφοριών Νομαρχιακής Αυτοδιοίκησης Λέσβου - Επιστημονικός υπεύθυνος
  • 2006-2008: IDE-UNIVERS - Υποδομές Χωρικών Δεδομένων Πανεπιστήμιων και Ερευνητικών Κέντρων της Δυτικής Μεσογείου - Επιστημονικός υπεύθυνος Πανεπιστημίου Αιγαίου
Teaching Experience:
  • Introduction to Informatics
  • Geographic Databases
  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Geographic Data Management

      Chapters in Books (peer reviewed)

      1. Vaitis, M. and Tzagarakis, M. (2006) Towards the Development of Open Cartographic Hy-permedia Systems, in: Stefanakis, E., Peterson, M. P., Armenakis, C., Delis, V. (eds.), Geographic Hypermedia: Concepts and Systems, Springer (Series: Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography), 211–232.

      2. Bhaumik, A., Dixit, D., Galnares, R., Krishna, A., Tzagarakis, M., Vaitis, M., Bieber, M., Oria, V., Lu, Q., Alljalad, F. and Zhang, L. (2001) Integrating Hypermedia Functionality into Database Applications, in: Shirley Becker (ed.), Developing Quality Complex Database Systems, IDEA Group Publishing, 69–99.

            Publications in Scientific Journals

            1. Feidas, H., Karagiannidis, A., Keppas, S., Vaitis, M., Kontos, Th., Zanis, P., Melas, D. and Anadranistakis, E. (2013) Modeling and mapping temperature and precipitation climate data in Greece using topographical and geographical parameters, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, December 2013.

            2. Spilanis, I., Kizos, Τ., Vaitis, Μ. and Koukourouvli, N. (2012) Measuring the economic, social and environmental performance of European island regions: emerging issues for European and regional policy”, European Planning Studies, 1–22.

            3. Kalabokidis, K., Athanasis, N., and Vaitis, M. (2011) OntoFire: an ontology-based geo-portal for wildfires”, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11, 1–14.

            4. Yiu, M. L., Lu, Η., Mamoulis, Ν., Vaitis, Μ. (2010) Ranking Spatial Data by Quality Prefer-ences, IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Engineering, July 2010.

            5. Athanasis, N., Kalobokidis., K., Vaitis, M., Soulakellis, N. (2009) Towards a semantics-based approach in the development of geographic portals, Computers & Geosciences (Elsevier), 35, 301–308.

            6. Yiu, M. L., Mamoulis, N., Dai, X., Tao, Y., Vaitis, M. (2009) Efficient Evaluation of Prob-abilistic Advanced Spatial Queries on Existentially Uncertain Data, IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 21(1).

                  Conference Publications (peer reviewed)

                  1. Feidas H., Karagiannidis A., Keppas S., Marougianni G., Vaitis M., Kontos Th., Kioutsioukis I., Melas D., Zanis P., Anadranistakis Ε. (2012) Relating climatic variables to geographic features in Greece, in: Advances in Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, Eds. Helmis C.G and Nastos. P., (11th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics - COMECAP 2012), Springer, Vol. 1, 429-436.

                  2. Kalabokidis, Κ., Athanasis, Ν., Vaitis, Μ. and Soulakellis, N. (2010) The Role of Semantic Web in the Development of Fire Management Geoportals, VI International Conf. on Forest Fire Research, Coimbra, Portugal, 15-18 November.

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