Maria Vayanou
M.S.
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Greece

I am a senior researcher, holding a bachelor degree from the department of Informatics of University of Piraeus and a Master degree in “Advanced Information Systems” from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Since 2007, I have worked as a research associate for the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, as well as for “Athena” Research Center, participating in several European funded projects. I have participated in the DELOS project for the dissemination of results into The European Library, as well as in the TELplus project for the design and implementation of personalized services to The European Library portal. I have also joined in the OpenAIRE project, for the extraction of usage statistics and impact metrics over research publications and repositories. During the last years I have participated in the CHESS project, for the provision of adaptive, personalized stories to museum visitors. My research interests include interactive digital storytelling, adaptive systems, personalization applications, user modeling and profiling, user behavior analysis and mining, knowledge extraction, digital libraries, information retrieval and databases.