Our students nominated as Persons of the year 2020

A group of our master students, involved in developing location-based games in the city of Patras in the context of the course HCI208 Design of Location-based Applications of our Master Program, were nominated as candidates for the selection of the Person of the Year 2020 in the category “Education, Research, Innovation”.

Voting for the Person of the Year 2020 is open until 12 of January 2021. You can vote for our students at:


Student projects presented at the PCI’2020 conference

Two projects of the Master’s students of the course HCI205 Ubiquitous Computing were accepted and presented at this year’s Panhellenic Conference on Informatics.

The conference papers were:

“On the Extension of the Haar Cascade Algorithm for Face Recognition: Case Study and Results”, by Evangelos Michos, Stamatios Gkoumas, Ioanna Siakampeti and Christos Fidas


“On the Effectiveness of Low-Cost Face Recognition with Deep Learning”
by Theodoros Georgakopoulos, Maria Koutroumani, Theodoros Moulias and Christos Fidas

Many congratulations to our students …

Timetable for winter semester 2020-2021

The timetable of winter semester of academic year 2020-2021 has now been announced. Classes will start on Monday October 12th, 2020. During the orientation week a welcome event will be organized for the new students of the program

Version 2: Modification of time of HCI105 Artificial Intelligence

The master courses for the winter semester 2020-2021 go online due to the Covid-19 crisis

A decision was made to move to online teaching during the forthcoming Winter semester, similar to the Spring semester of the last academic year. This decision also foresees that part of the academic activities like Welcome and orientation event, as well as Project work presentations and final exams, may take place offline observing the health safety regulations of the University.

This has been the decision of the Special Inter-departmental Committee Governing the Master Program (Decision of Meeting no …

Second call for applications

We announce a 2nd phase of call for admission of new students for the 2020-2021 HCI Master in Human-Computer Interaction.

Deadline for the 2nd phase is August 31st, 2020

Apply for admission of new students for the course starting in October 2020…

Location-based experiences

The following location-based experiences have been designed and developed as team projects for the 2019-2020 HCI Master’s course “HCI208: Design of Location-based applications”. All these experiences are developed through the augmented reality (AR) software platform, named Taleblazer

To play the games, download the Taleblazer app on your mobile device and enter each game’s “game code”.

The following map presents the points where the location-based experiences can be played.

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See the games…

Changes in program of study for 2020-2021

We announce the program of study for the academic year 2020-2021.

The program contains a number of new courses that will be taught for the
first time, these include courses on

  • information visualization,
  • front-end web programming,
  • statistical methods in HCI,
  • human-robot interaction*.

These new courses we hope will improve substantially the experience and
extend the available options of courses for the new students that we
welcome for the next academic year.

Another new aspect of the program is that …

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