Dr. Elias Iosif is Assistant Professor at the School of Business, University of Nicosia (UNIC), as well as scientific lab co-leader at the Distributed Ledgers Research Centre, Institute For the Future, UNIC. He is teaching at the MSc in Digital Currency offered by UNIC, which is the first degree programme globally on decentralized digital currencies and blockchains. Also, he has extensive research experience with regards to numerous EC-funded projects focused on AI and blockchain technologies. Dr. Iosif has a PhD degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering. His areas of expertise include blockchain, machine learning, and human language technologies (natural language processing, spoken dialogue systems). He has authored/co-authored over 65 peer-reviewed scientific publications.
Profile in Google scholar.
Doctor of Philosophy, 2013
Thesis: "Network-Based Distributional Semantic Models"
Master of Science, 2007
Thesis: "Unsupervised Induction of Semantic Classes Using Semantic Similarity Metrics"
Five-year Diploma, 2005
Thesis: "Automatic Derivation of Ontologies from Text"
Best Technical Paper Award: "Leadership Uniformity in Raft Consensus Algorithm". 17th European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS), Nov 25-26 Nov 2020, Dubai--UAE.
Member of the Tweester team that won the 1st place (among 19 groups) in the Twiter sentiment analysis task SemEval 2016 competition. Also, you may read a related article publised in the local press (in Greek). March 2016