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Athanasios Tsadiras
Associate Professor


Postdoctorate Studies (supported by a scholarship from the Greek National Scholarships Foundation), Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, title of Postdoctorate Thesis: "Development of Intelligent Techniques for Decision Making, Forecasting, Strategic Planning and their application to Decision Support Systems".

PhD (supported by a scholarship from the Greek National Scholarships Foundation), Department of Applied Informatics University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, title of PhD Thesis: Artificial Intelligence - (Fuzzy Cognitive Maps and Certainty Neurons).

MSc in Applied Artificial Intelligence (supported by a scholarship from "European Social Funds"), recognized by the Greek Organization for the Recognition of Foreign University titles (DIKATSA), Department of Computing Science, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, U.K, title Received: “Master in Science with Distinction”.

Diploma - Bachelor ("PTICHIO"), Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Final Diploma Grade: 8.50/10 - "Excellent"


Experience - Academic Positions

Director of the Laboratory " Applications of Informatics in Economics" ( since September 2016.

Participated or coordinated more than 25 research projects in Greece and Europe.

He is a faculty member of the Department of Economics AUTh since 2009


Research Interests

His research interests include: Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Decision Support Systems, Business Intelligence and E-Commerce.


Publications - Conferences

He has published over 60 scientific articles in international journals / conferences / book chapters and he has authored 4 books. Some selected publication follows:
Babai M. Z., Tsadiras Α., Papadopoulos C. “On the empirical performance of some new neural network methods for forecasting intermittent demand”, IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, vol. 31, issue 3, pp. 281–305, 2020.
Tsadiras Α, Nerantzidou M. “An Experimental Study on Social Media Advertising for Charity”, International Journal of Economics and Business Administration, vol. VII, issue 4, pp. 403-416, 2019.
Viktoratos I., Tsadiras A.K., Bassiliades N, "Combining Community-Based Knowledge with Association Rule Mining to Alleviate the Cold Start Problem in Context-Aware Recommender Systems", Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 101, pp. 78-90, 2018.
Viktoratos I., Tsadiras Α.Κ., Bassiliades N., "Modeling Human Daily Preferences through a Context-Aware Web-Mapping System Using Semantic Technologies", Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Vol. 38, Part 1, pp. 14-40, 2017.
Tsadiras, A., Zitopoulos, G., “Fuzzy cognitive maps as a decision support tool for container transport logistics” Evolving Systems vol.8, pp.19–33, 2017.
Tsadiras Α.Κ., Papadopoulos C.T, O'Kelly M.E.J., "An Artificial Neural Network based Decision Support System for Solving the Buffer Allocation Problem in Reliable Production Lines", Computers & Industrial Engineering, vol. 66, issue 4, pp. 1150-1162, Elsevier, 2013.

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Courses Taught

Informatics I

Informatics II

Management Information Systems and E-Commerce

Business Intelligence (postgraduate)

Information Systems for Business (postgraduate)

E-Commerce (postgraduate)

Information Systems for Logistics and New Designs in Digital Enterprises (postgraduate)

Socio-economic networks (postgraduate)

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