Dr Anastasios Noulas

Lecturer in Data Science

Research Overview

Anastasios is a Lecturer at the new Data Science Institute atLancaster University, where he leads projects related tolocation-based technologies, mobile computing and complex social andtechnological systems.Anastasios completed his PhD in 2013 in the Network and OperatingSystems group at the Computer Laboratory in the University ofCambridge. His main research interests include human mobilitymodelling, social network analysis, location-based services and thesharing economy. During his PhD he has published at top-tierconferences and journals in the fields of data mining, online socialsystems and user behaviour modelling, combining machine learning andcomplex systems techniques. Prior to joining Lancaster University,Anastasios was also a Data Scientist at Foursquare Labs in New Yorkand Telefonica Research, Madrid. Over the past years he hascollaborated with a number of Start-Ups including retail analyticsprovider PiinPoint, whereas in 2015 he has teamed up with researchersin Cambridge and Belgium to launch the OpenStreetCab project.

Birds of a feather talk together: user influence on language adoption
Kershaw, D., Rowe, M.C., Stacey, P.K., Noulas, A. 8/01/2017 In: Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences . IEEE p. 1851-1860. 10 p. ISBN: 9780998133102.
Conference contribution

A multilayer approach to multiplexity and link prediction in online geo-social networks
Hristova, D., Noulas, A., Brown, C., Musolesi, M., Mascolo, C. 12/2016 In: EPJ Data Science. 5, 1, 17 p.
Journal article

Next generation physical analytics for digital signage
Mikusz, M.A., Noulas, A., Davies, N., Clinch, S., Friday, A. 2/06/2016 In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Physical Analytics. New York : ACM p. 19-24. 6 p. Electronic ISBN: 9781450343282.
Conference contribution

Poster: Understanding Mobile User Interactions with the IoT
Mikusz, M., Bates, O., Clinch, S., Davies, N., Friday, A., Noulas, A. 9/05/2016 In: MobiSys '16 Companion Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services Companion. New York : ACM p. 140-140. 1 p. ISBN: 9781450344166.
Conference contribution

Tracking urban activity growth globally with big location data
Daggitt, M.L., Noulas, A., Shaw, B., Mascolo, C. 27/04/2016 In: Royal Society Open Science. 3, 16 p.
Journal article

Mining open datasets for transparency in taxi transport in metropolitan environments
Noulas, A., Salnikov, V., Lambiotte, R., Mascolo, C. 10/12/2015 In: EPJ Data Science. 4, 19 p.
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