Academic Staff

Professor Maria Fasli

Position in departmentDirector of Institute for Analytics and Data Science (IADS)
Staff positionProfessor
Telephone01206 872327
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, thesis title: Commodious Logics of Agents, Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, UK. (2000)
  • BSc in Computer Science, Technological Educational Institution of Thessaloniki (T.E.I.), Department of Informatics (1995)
  • Certificate in Education, School of Teachers of Technical and Vocational Education (S.E.L.E.T.E.), Thessaloniki, Greece, (1992)

Current research

The research that I currently undertake includes agents and multi-agent systems and their theoretical foundations and practical applications, the analysis and modelling of complex and big data that can be structured or unstructured, user profiling, recommendation techniques and semantic information extraction, trust mechanisms, and self-organisation in distributed systems.

Research interests
  • Multi-agent systems and autonomous adaptive systems
  • Data exploration; analysing and modelling complex data; Big data; analysis and modelling of structured and unstructured data
  • Machine learning; modelling opponents; learning behaviours from data
  • Reasoning and analytics over multiple streams of data; Internet of Things (IoT) reasoning and analytics 
  • Individual and collective user profiles; profile adaptation; contextualised profiles
  • Recommender systems; collaborative filtering; reputation systems
  • complex systems modelling; dynamics of financial systems and markets
  • Market mechanisms; negotiation protocols; strategic interaction; supply chain management
  • Semantic matching; resource search; cloud computing resource allocation
  • Trust in agent societies; trust mechanisms; trust in decision making
  • Formal theories of agents and multi-agent systems; BDI agents
  • Cognitive agents; knowledge and belief; self-reference
  • Software engineering methodologies for agents and multi-agent systems
  • Social dynamics; regulation of agent societies; roles and power; institutions
  • Self-organisation; team formation
  • Serious games for education and learning; collaborative learning


Recent publications can be found here:

Additional information

Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellow (2005)

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