• Costas Boletsis

Costas Boletsis, PhD

Post-doc researcher @ SINTEF

This is the personal website of Costas - short for Konstantinos - Boletsis.

  • January 23, 1985
  • Corfu, Greece
  • Forskningsveien 1, 0314 Oslo
  • konstantinos.boletsis@sintef.no

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)2012 - 2016

    Computer Science

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

  • Master of Science (MSc)2010 - 2012

    Informatics & Humanities - "Summa cum laude" honor

    Department of Informatics, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece

  • Master of Arts (MA)2007 - 2008

    Media, Culture & Technology - "Distinction" honor

    University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)2002 - 2006

    Media & Communication Studies - "Cum laude" honor

    National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

  • Graduate of Lyceum (Senior High School)2002

    2nd Lyceum (Senior High School) of Corfu

Publications

  • Virtual Bodystorming: Utilizing Virtual Reality for Prototyping in Service Design2017

    Costas Boletsis, Amela Karahasanovic, Annita Fjuk

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 10324, pp. 279-288, Springer Publishing.
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  • The Smartkuber Case Study: Lessons Learned from the Development of an Augmented Reality Serious Game for Cognitive Screening2017

    Costas Boletsis, Simon McCallum

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 10324, pp. 457-472, Springer Publishing.
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  • A Tourism Model Shift for Historic Cities: Valorising the Musical Heritage through ICT2017

    Anna Michael, Costas Boletsis

    e-Review of Tourism Research, Volume ENTER 2017 Research Notes, Texas A&M University Press.
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  • Evaluating a Gaming System for Cognitive Screening and Sleep Duration Assessment of Elderly Players: A Pilot Study2016

    Costas Boletsis, Simon McCallum

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 10056, pp. 107-119, Springer Publishing.
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  • Doctoral Thesis: Augmented Reality Serious Gaming for Cognitive Training2016

    Costas Boletsis

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
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  • Smartkuber: A Serious Game for Cognitive Health Screening of Elderly Players2016

    Costas Boletsis, Simon McCallum

    Games for Health Journal, Volume 5(4), pp. 241-251, Mary Ann Liebert publishers.
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  • Augmented Reality Cubes for Cognitive Gaming: Preliminary Usability and Game Experience Testing2016

    Costas Boletsis, Simon McCallum

    International Journal of Serious Games, Volume 3(1), pp. 3-18, Serious Games Society.
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  • The Use of Smartwatches for Health Monitoring in Home-Based Dementia Care2015

    Costas Boletsis, Simon McCallum, Brynjar Fowels Landmark

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 9194, pp. 15-26, Springer Publishing.
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  • Connecting the Player to the Doctor: Utilising Serious Games for Cognitive Training & Screening2015

    Costas Boletsis, Simon McCallum

    DAIMI PB, Volume 597, pp. 5-8, Department of Computer Science Aarhus University.
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  • Tourists responses to mobile augmented reality travel guides: The role of emotions on adoption behavior2014

    Panos E. Kourouthanassis, Costas Boletsis, Cleopatra Bardaki, Dimitra Chasanidou

    Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Volume 18, pp. 71-87, Elsevier.
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  • Augmented Reality Cube Game for Cognitive Training: An Interaction Study2014

    Costas Boletsis, Simon McCallum

    Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Volume 200, pp. 81-87, IOS Press.
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  • A Taxonomy of Serious Games for Dementia2013

    Simon McCallum, Costas Boletsis

    Games for Health: Proceedings of the 3rd european conference on gaming and playful interaction in health care, pp. 219-232, Springer Publishing.
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  • Demystifying the design of mobile augmented reality applications2013

    Panos E. Kourouthanassis, Costas Boletsis, George Lekakos

    Multimedia Tools and Applications, Volume 74(3), pp. 1045-1066, Springer Publishing.
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  • The Table Mystery: An Augmented Reality Collaborative Game for Chemistry Education2013

    Costas Boletsis, Simon McCallum

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8101, pp. 86-95, Springer Publishing.
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  • Dementia Games: A Literature Review of Dementia-Related Serious Games2013

    Simon McCallum, Costas Boletsis

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8101, pp. 15-27, Springer Publishing.
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  • Augmented Reality & Gesture-based Architecture in Games for the Elderly2013

    Simon McCallum, Costas Boletsis

    Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Volume 189, pp. 139-144, IOS Press.
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  • LSA for Mining Hidden Information in Action Game Semantics2012

    Katia Lida Kermanidis, Panagiotis Pandis, Costas Boletsis, Dimitra Chasanidou

    Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Volume 242, pp. 967-968, IOS Press.
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  • Semantic representation of action games2011

    Costas Boletsis, Dimitra Chasanidou, Panagiotis Pandis, Katia Lida Kermanidis

    Workshop on Machine Learning and Data Mining in Games - European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD).
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  • Comparative Analysis of Content-Based and Context-Based Similarity on Musical Data2011

    Costas Boletsis, Anna Gratsani, Dimitra Chasanidou, Ioannis Karydis, Katia Lida Kermanidis

    IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Volume 364, pp. 179-189, Springer Publishing.
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Research Interests

  • Serious games for dementia

    Augmented reality for video games

    Augmented reality for tourism

    Virtual Reality for design

Working Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    September 2016 - present

    SINTEF
  • Researcher - CityCop EU project
    February 2016 - August 2016

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • PhD Research Fellow
    September 2012 - September 2015

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • New Media Manager - SUSTCULT EU programme
    October 2011 - June 2012

    NGO "CulturePolis"
  • Enumerator
    May 2011

    National Statistical Service of Greece
  • Project Manager & Web Developer
    March 2010 - present

    News website "CorfuNews"
  • Freelance Web Designer
    January 2010 - present

    Web design company "Corfu Portals"
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  • Communication Center & Flight Plans Officer
    February - September 2009

    3rd Army Air Battalion
  • General Employee
    June - August 2004

    "Athens Olympic Broadcasting", host broadcaster for the Olympic Games 2004

Projects

Contact info

  • Work address:
    Forskningsveien 1, 0314 Oslo
  • Email:
    konstantinos.boletsis @ sintef.no
  • Phone:
    +47 96 86 6006