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Manos Papagelis



 
 
 I am a PhD student and sessional instructor at the Department of Computer Science external link, University of Toronto external link. I am member of the UofT Database Group external link working with Prof. Nick Koudas external link. I spent the summer of 2009 and the summer of 2010 at Yahoo! Research, Barcelona external link working as a research intern with the Social Media Group and the Usage Mining and Link Analysis Group respectively.
  
 Teaching
 CSC343-Introduction to Databases, Winter 2014
 CSC343-Introduction to Databases, Fall 2013
 CSC209-Software Tools and Systems Programming, Summer 2013
 APS106-Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Winter 2013
 CSC309-Programming on the Web, Summer 2012
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 General Research Interests
 Web Search, Social Search, Text Analysis and Mining, Analysis of Patterns of Communication in Social Media, Social Network Analysis as Applied to Social Media, Recommendation Algorithms and Trust, Personalization, Online Social Navigation
  
 PhD Research Interests
 In my PhD research, I study peculiarities of collective human behavior and try to build theories of large online social systems (e.g., online social networks, the blogosphere, flickr, etc.) by examining their reflections in voluminous datasets (e.g., social interactions, blogging, social tagging, etc.)-theories that could explain certain phenomena and social processes like behavior, influence, and diffusion.
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 Download in pdf:
 [Curriculum Vitae - CV]
 [Research Statement]
  Contact Information
 Department of Computer Science
Bahen Center for Information Technology
University of Toronto
40 St. George Street
Toronto ON M5S 2E4
Email: [papaggel] @ [cs] . [toronto] . [edu]
Office: Rm BA5160
  
  Blog
 A Glimpse at the European Research Area external link
  
  Of interest
 
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  Biographical Sketch
 Before coming to Toronto, I received a B.Sc and a M.Sc. from the Computer Science Department external link of the University of Crete external link, Greece. During my graduate studies, I was also affiliated with the Institute of Computer Science external link, FORTH external link, working as a research fellow at the Information Systems Lab external link. There, I worked mainly with Prof. Dimitris Plexousakis external link on Recommendation Algorithms and with Dr. Martin Doerr external link on Heterogeneous Data Integration problems. My publications entry while at ICS-FORTH can be found hereexternal link
 
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