Vasileios Vlachos


Office phone: +30 2108203370
Office address: 76 Patission Str.
Postal address: 76 Patission Str., 10434, Athens, Greece
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Biographical Information

Dr. Vasileios Vlachos was born in Athens, Greece, in 1976. He holds a Dipl.-El.-Eng. (Comp. Eng.) (Diploma of Engineering, a 5 date Degree which is equivalent to British and Greek MSc Degrees) in Electronic & Computer Engineering from Technical University of Crete , Greece and a MSc in Integrated Hardware and Software Systems from the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics of the University of Patras , Greece. His Master's Thesis was completed at the Interuniversity MicroElectronics Center (IMEC), Leuven, Belgium. Dr. Vlachos also holds a Ph.D. degree in Information Systems Security (specialization on Computer Virology, Thesis title: Security Applications of Peer to Peer Networks) from the Department of Management Science and Technology of Athens University of Economics and Business (2007). He is a member of ISTLab/SENSE for the last 5 dates. During his studies he obtained a number of scholarships from several foundations and worked in several national and European projects. Dr. Vlachos is a member of IEEE, and IEEE Computer Society, member of the Technical Chamber of Greece, and the Hellenic Association of Computer Engineers. His research interests include: Computer Virology, Computer Epidemiology, Peer to Peer Networks and Open Source Software.


Journal Articles

    • Panagiotis Louridas, Diomidis Spinellis, and Vasileios Vlachos. Power laws in software. ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, 18(1):1–26, September 2008. Article 2.
    • Vasileios Vlachos and Diomidis Spinellis. A PRoactive malware identification system based on the computer hygiene principles. Information Management and Computer Security, 15(4):295–312, 2007.
    • Vasileios Vlachos, Stefanos Androutsellis-Theotokis, and Diomidis Spinellis. Security applications of peer-to-peer networks. Computer Networks, 45(2):195–205, June 2004.
    • Kostas Kalaitzakis, Eftichios Koutroulis, and Vassilios Vlachos. Development of a data acquisition system for remote monitoring of renewable energy systems. Measurement, 34(2):75–83, September 2003.

Conference Publications

    • Vasileios Vlachos, Diomidis Spinellis, and Stefanos Androutsellis-Theotokis. Biological aspects of computer virology. In 3rd International Conference on e-Democracy. September 2009.
    • Vasileios Vlachos and Vassilios Karakoidas. Chaperone: a content filtering web proxy based on public health policies. In Vassilios Chrissikopoulos, Nikolaos Alexandris, Christos Douligeris, and Spyros Sioutas, editors, Proceedings of 13th Panhelenic Conference on Informatics (PCI 2009). EPY, September 2009.
    • Vasileios Vlachos, Eirini Kalliamvakou, and Diomidis Spinellis. Simulating bandwidth-limited worms: one graph to rule them all? In Theodore S. Papatheodorou, Dimitris N. Christodoulakis, and Nikitas N. Karanikolas, editors, Current Trends in Informatics: 11th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, PCI 2007, volume B, 151–162. Athens, May 2007. New Technologies Publications.
    • Georgios Gousios, Vassilios Karakoidas, Konstantinos Stroggylos, Panagiotis Louridas, Vasileios Vlachos, and Diomidis Spinellis. Software quality assessment of open source software. In Proceedings of the 11th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics. May 2007.
    • Vasileios Vlachos, Andreas Raptis, and Diomidis Spinellis. Promising steps towards computer hygiene. In Steven Furnell, editor, International Network Conference (INC2006), 229–236. July 2006.
    • Stephanos Androutsellis-Theotokis, Diomidis Spinellis, and Vasileios Vlachos. The MoR-Trust distributed trust management system: Design and simulation results. In proceedings of the 2nd International workshop on security and trust management (STM'06). September 2006.
    • Vasileios Vlachos, Vassiliki Vouzi, Damianos Chatziantoniou, and Diomidis Spinellis. NGCE — network graphs for computer epidemiologists. In Panagiotis Bozanis and Elias N. Houstis, editors, Advances in Informatics: 10th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, PCI 2005, 672–683. Springer-Verlag, November 2005. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3746.

White Papers

    • V. Vlachos. Scheduling algorithms for real time operating systems. Technical Report WHP-2003-002, ELTRUN, 2003.