University Hill, Mytilene 81100, Lesvos, Greece

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Research Interests

  • AI chatbots
  • Cultural Informatics
  • Digital Culture
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Semantic Web

Savvas Varitimiadis

PhD Student (2019-23): AI Chatbots, Knowledge Graphs

Dept. of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of the Aegean

PhD Thesis Title: “AI dialogue and QA softbots (ΑΙ chatbots) in the Digital Culture domain”.

Savvas is a cultural informatics specialist and a field archaeologist. He holds a bachelor degree in History and Archaeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Philosophy. Also holds two masters: one in cultural informatics, University of Aegean and one in Information Systems, University of Macedonia.

From 2006 works at the IT company Aegean Solutions S.A. as a specialist in project management, content writing, digitization and digital editing.  Also, he is an expert in planning and developing web portals and digital mobile applications mostly for cultural heritage organizations, museums and touristic sites. From 2011 he works also as an active field archaeologist in excavations in northern Greece and develops databases, web applications and tools that can be used in excavations.

His recent scientific interests are the use of VR/AR applications in the cultural heritage sector, semantic web, ontologies, knowledge graphs and the development of AI chatbots for cultural heritage organizations.


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