Publications

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2018

[c] Charalampous, P., & Michael-Grigoriou, D. (2018). Geometrical Algorithms for Real Time Sound Rendering Using Intelligent Prioritization. ICAT-EGVE 2018 – 28th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT 2018) and the 23rd Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (EGVE 2018). Limassol, Cyprus.

[c] Christofi, M., Baka, E., Stavroulia, K.E., Michael-Grigoriou, D., Lanitis, A. & Magnenat-Thalmann, N. (2018). Studying Levels of Presence in a Virtual Environment Simulating Drug Use in Schools: Effect on Different Character Perspectives. ICAT-EGVE 2018 – 28th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT 2018) and the 23rd Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (EGVE 2018). Limassol, Cyprus.

[c] Christou, C., Michael-Grigoriou, D.,& Sokratous, D. & Tsiakoulia, M. (2018). BuzzwireVR: An Immersive Game to Supplement Fine-Motor Movement Therapy. ICAT-EGVE 2018 – 28th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT 2018) and the 23rd Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (EGVE 2018). Limassol, Cyprus.

[c] Stavroulia, K.E., Baka, E., Christofi, M., Michael-Grigoriou, D., Magnenat-Thalmann, N. & Lanitis, A. (2018). A virtual reality environment simulating drug use in schools: effect on emotions and mood states. Accepted at International Conference on Information, Communication Technologies in Education, ICICTE 2018, Chania, Greece, 5 and 7 July, 2018.

[c] Christou, C., Michael-Grigoriou, D., & Sokratous, D. (2018, March). Virtual Buzzwire: Assessment of a Prototype VR Game for Stroke Rehabilitation. In Virtual Reality (VR), 2018 IEEE.

[j] Kyrlitsias, C., & Michael-Grigoriou, D. (2018). Asch conformity experiment using immersive virtual reality. Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds (CAVW), 29(5), e1804.

[c] Christofi, M., Kyrlitsias, C., Michael-Grigoriou, D., Anastasiadou, Z., Michaelidou, M., Papamichael, I., & Pieri, K. (2018). A tour in the archaeological site of choirokoitia using virtual reality: a learning performance and interest generation assessment. In Advances in Digital Cultural Heritage (pp. 208-217). Springer, Cham.

2017

[c] Christofi, M., & Michael-Grigoriou, D. (2017, October). Virtual reality for inducing empathy and reducing prejudice towards stigmatized groups: A survey. In Virtual System & Multimedia (VSMM), 2017 23rd International Conference on (pp. 1-8). IEEE.

[c] Michael-Grigoriou, D., Yiannakou, P., & Christofi, M. (2017, October). Intuitive interaction for exploring human anatomy in a VR setup. In Virtual System & Multimedia (VSMM), 2017 23rd International Conference on (pp. 1-4). IEEE.

2016

[w] Christofi, M. & Michael-Grigoriou, D. (2016). The effect of the appearance of our self-representation in a virtual world on our behavior. We-Me 2016: Womenpower Symposium. Limassol, Cyprus.

[c] Christofi, M., & Michael-Grigoriou, D. (2016, October). Virtual environments design assessment for the treatment of claustrophobia. In Virtual System & Multimedia (VSMM), 2016 22nd International Conference on (pp. 1-8). IEEE.

[c] Christofi, M., Kyrlitsias, C., Michael-Grigoriou, D., Anastasiadou, Z., Michaelidou, M., Papamichael, I., & Pieri, K. A Tour in the Archaeological Site of Choirokoitia Using Virtual Reality: a Learning Performance and Interest Generation Assessment. 1 st International Workshop on Virtual Reality, Gamification and Cultural Heritage (VRGCH’ 2016), EuroMed 2016. Nicosia, Cyprus.

[c] Kyrlitsias, C., & Michael, D. (2016). Asch conformity experiment using immersive virtual reality. CASA 2016: 29th International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents. Geneva, Switzerland.

[e]  Kyriakides, E.,  Kyriacou, E., Ellinas, G., Louca, S., Mavromoustakis. C., Michael, D., Vassiliou, V., Hadjichristofi, G., Georgiou, J., Panayiotou, C., Paschalidou, A., Loizou, C., & Pattichis, CS. Proceedings of 18th Mediterranean Electromachanical Conference MELECON 2016.

[w] Christofi, M., Michael, D. (2016). Designing and evaluating virtual environments for the treatment of claustrophobia. 9th Cyprus Workshop on Signal Processing and Informatics (CWSPI). Nicosia, Cyprus.

[c] Chatzidimitris, T., Gavalas, D., & Michael, D. (2016, April). SoundPacman: Audio augmented reality in location-based games. In Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON), 2016 18th Mediterranean (pp. 1-6). IEEE.

[c] Charalampous, P., & Michael, D. (2016, April). Improved hybrid algorithm for real time sound propagation using intelligent prioritization. In Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON), 2016 18th Mediterranean (pp. 1-7). IEEE.

[c] Kyrlitsias, C., & Michael, D. (2016, March). Influence by others’ opinions: social pressure from agents in immersive virtual environments. In Virtual Reality (VR), 2016 IEEE (pp. 213-214). IEEE.

2015

[c] Christoforou, M., & Michael, D. (2015) Virtual worlds’ influences on our mental balance and physical health: a survey with philosophical and scientific approaches. MIG 2015: 8th International ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion in Games 2015 (posters). Paris, France.

[w] Kyrlitsias, Ch., Michael, D. (2015). Social pressure from agents in a virtual environment: an investigation of conformity level. 8th Cyprus Workshop on Signal Processing and Informatics (CWSPI). Nicosia, Cyprus.

2014

[j] Michael, D., Kleanthous, M., Savva, M., Christodoulou, S., Pampaka, M., & Gregoriades, A. (2014). Impact of immersion and realism in driving simulator studies. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking (IJITN), 6(1), 10-25.

[c] Charalampous, P., & Michael, D. (2014, December). Sound propagation in 3D spaces using computer graphics techniques. In Virtual Systems & Multimedia (VSMM), 2014 International Conference on (pp. 43-49). IEEE. [BEST PAPER AWARD]

[c] Loizides, F., El Kater, A., Terlikas, C., Lanitis, A., & Michael, D. (2014, November). Presenting cypriot cultural heritage in virtual reality: A user evaluation. In Euro-Mediterranean Conference (pp. 572-579). Springer International Publishing.

[c] Christou, C., & Michael, D. (2014, September). Aliens versus Humans: Do avatars make a difference in how we play the game?. In Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-GAMES), 2014 6th International Conference on (pp. 1-7). IEEE. [BEST PAPER AWARD]

[c] Charalampous, P., & Michael, D. (2014, August). Tree traversal algorithms for real time sound propagation calculation. In Audio Engineering Society Conference: 55th International Conference: Spatial Audio. Audio Engineering Society.

[c] Aristidou, K., & Michael, D. (2014). Towards building a diving simulator for organizing dives in real conditions. 22nd International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision 2014. Plzen, Czech Republic.

2013

[j] Zaharias, P., Michael, D., & Chrysanthou, Y. (2013). Learning through Multi-touch Interfaces in Museum Exhibits: An Empirical Investigation. Educational Technology & Society, 16(3), 374-384.

[c] Artusi, A., Akyuz, A. O., Roch, B., Michael, D., Chrysanthou, Y., & Chalmers, A. (2013, September). Selective local tone mapping. In Image Processing (ICIP), 2013 20th IEEE International Conference on (pp. 2309-2313). IEEE.

[c] Christodoulou, S., Michael, D., Gregoriades, A., Pampaka, M., Vicuna Franco, P., & Mouskos , K. (October, 2013). Driver workload analysis using an interactive 3D driving simulator. Road Safety Simulation. Rome, Italy.

[c] Christodoulou, S., Michael, D., Gregoriades, A., & Pampaka, M. (2013, July). Design of a 3D interactive simulator for driver behavior analysis. In Proceedings of the 2013 Summer Computer Simulation Conference (p. 17). Society for Modeling & Simulation International.

[w] Charalampous, P., & Michael, D. (2013). Enhancing human experience in video games using sound. 2nd Interaction Design & Human-Computer Interaction Workshop. Nicosia, Cyprus.

2012

[c] Michael , D., & Slater, M. (2012). Embodiment in a Strong Virtual Body Influences Weight Lifting Endurance. 8th FENS Forum of Neuroscience 2012. Barcelona, Spain.

@inproceedings{christou2018,
  
title = {Virtual Buzzwire: Assessment of a Prototype VR Game for Stroke Rehabilitation.},
  
author = {Christou, Chris and Michael-Grigoriou, Despina},
  
booktitle = { Virtual Reality (VR), 2018 IEEE},
  
year = {2018},
  
organization = {IEEE}
}

@article {kyrlitsias2018,
author = {Kyrlitsias, Christos and Michael-Grigoriou, Despina},
title = {Asch conformity experiment using immersive virtual reality},
journal = {Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds},
volume = {29},
number = {5},
pages = {e1804},
keywords = {agents, Asch experiment, avatars, behavioral realism, conformity, virtual reality},
doi = {10.1002/cav.1804},
url = {https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/cav.1804},
eprint = {https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/cav.1804},
note = {e1804 cav.1804}
}

@InProceedings{christofi2018,
  
author="Christofi, Maria and Kyrlitsias, Christos and Michael-Grigoriou, Despina and Anastasiadou, Zoe and Michaelidou, Maria and Papamichael, Ioanna and Pieri, Katerina",
  
title="A Tour in the Archaeological Site of Choirokoitia Using Virtual Reality: A Learning
   Performance and Interest Generation Assessment",
  
booktitle="Advances in Digital Cultural Heritage",
  
year="2018",
  
publisher="Springer International Publishing",
  
address="Cham",
  
pages="208--217",
  
isbn="978-3-319-75789-6"
}

@inproceedings{christofi2017,
  title = {Virtual Reality for Inducing Empathy and Reducing Prejudice Towards Stigmatized Groups: a Survey.},
  author = {Christofi, Maria and Michael-Grigoriou, Despina},
  booktitle = {23rd International Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia (VSMM) 2017},
  year = {2017},
  organization = {Dublin, Ireland}
}

@inproceedings {michael-grigoriou2017,
  title = {Intuitive Interaction for Exploring Human Anatomy in a {VR} Setup.},
  author = {Michael-Grigoriou, Despina and Yiannakou, Panayiotis and Christofi, Maria},
  booktitle = {23rd International Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia (VSMM) 2017},
  year = {2017},
  organization = {Dublin, Ireland}
}

@inproceedings {christofi2016,
  title = {The effect of the appearance of our self-representation in a virtual world on our behavior: a survey.},
  author = {Christofi, Maria and Michael-Grigoriou, Despina},
  booktitle = {{W}e-{M}e 2016 {W}omenpower {S}ymposium},
  year = {2016},
  organization = {Limassol, Cyprus}
}

@inproceedings {christofi2016virtual,
   title = {Virtual environments design assessment for the treatment of claustrophobia},
   author = {Christofi, Maria and Michael-Grigoriou, Despina},
   booktitle = {22nd International Conference on Virtual System & Multimedia (VSMM) 2016},
   pages = {1--8}
   year = {2016},
   organization={IEEE}
}

@inproceedings{christofi2017tour,
   title = {A {T}our in the {A}rchaeological {S}ite of {C}hoirokoitia Using {V}irtual {R}eality: a Learning Performance and Interest Generation Assessment},
   author = {Christofi, Maria and Kyrlitsias, Christos and Michael-Grigoriou, Despina and Anastasiadou, Zoe and Michaelidou, Maria and Papamichael, Ioanna and Pieri, Katerina},
   booktitle = {1st International Workshop on Virtual Reality, Gamification and Cultural Heritage, EuroMed},
   year = {2017}
}

@inproceedings{kyrlitsias2016,
   title = {{A}sch conformity experiment using immersive virtual reality.},
   author = {Kyrlitsias, Christos and Michael-Grigoriou, Despina},
   booktitle = {29th International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents (CASA)},
   year = {2016},
   organization = {Geneva, Switzerland}
}

@article{kyriakides201618th,
   title = {Proceedings of 18th {M}editerranean {E}lectromechanical {C}onference {M}{E}{L}{E}{C}{O}{N} 2016},
   author = {Kyriakides, E. and Kyriacou, E. and Ellinas, G. and Louca, S. and Mavromoustakis, C. and Michael, D. and Vassiliou, V .and Hadjichristofi, G. and Georgiou, J. and Panayiotou, C. and Paschalidou, A. and Loizou, C. and Pattichis, C.S.},
   year= {2016}
}

@inproceedings{christofi2016virtual,
  
title = {Designing and evaluating virtual environments design assessment for the treatment of claustrophobia},
  
author = {Christofi, Maria and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = {9th Cyprus Workshop on Signal Processing and Informatics (CWSPI)},
  
year = {2016},
  
organization = {Nicosia, Cyprus}
}

@inproceedings{chatzidimitris2016,
  
title = {Sound{P}acman: {A}udio augmented reality in location-based games},
  
author = {Chatzidimitris, Thomas and Gavalas, Damianos and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = {18th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON) 2016},
  
pages = {1--6},
  
year = {2016}
}

@inproceedings{charalampous2016
  
title = {Improved hybrid algorithm for real time sound propagation using intelligent prioritization},
  
author = {Charalampous, Panagiotis and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = {18th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON) 2016},
  
pages = {1--6},
  
year = {2016}
}

@inproceedings{kyrlitsias2016,
  
title = {Influence by others’ opinions: social pressure from agents in immersive virtual environments.},
  
author = {Kyrlitsias, Christos and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = { Virtual Reality (VR), 2016 IEEE},
  
pages = {213--214},
  
year = {2016},
  
organization = {IEEE}
}

@inproceedings{christoforou2015,
  
title = {Virtual worlds’ influences on our mental balance and physical health: a survey with philosophical and scientific approaches.},
  
author = {Christoforou, Maria and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = {MIG 2015: 8th International ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion in Games 2015},
  
year = {2015},
  
organization = {Paris, France}
}

@inproceedings{kyrlitsias2015,
  
title = {Social pressure from agents in a virtual environment: an investigation of conformity level.},br>  
author = {Kyrlitsias, Christos and Michael, Despina},br>  
booktitle = {8th Cyprus Workshop on Signal Processing and Informatics (CWSPI)},br>  
year = {2015},br>  
organization = {Nicosia,Cyprus}br>
}

@article{michael2014impact,
   title = {Impact of immersion and realism in driving simulator studies},
   author = {Michael, Despina and Kleanthous, Marios and Savva, Marinos and Christodoulou, Smaragda and Pampaka, Maria and Gregoriades, Andreas},
   journal = {International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking (IJITN)},
   volume = {6},
   number = {1},
   pages = {10--25},
   year = {2014},
   publisher = {IGI Global}
}

@inproceedings{charalampous2014sound,
  
title = {Sound propagation in 3{D} spaces using computer graphics techniques},
  
author = {Charalampous, Panagiotis and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = {International Conference onVirtual Systems & Multimedia (VSMM) 2014},
  
pages = {43--49},
  
year = {2014},
  
organization = {IEEE}
}

@inproceedings{loizides2014presenting,
  
title = {Presenting {C}ypriot cultural heritage in virtual reality: {A} user evaluation},
  
author = {Loizides, Fernando and El Kater, Alexios and Terlikas, Constantinos and Lanitis, Andreas and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = {Euro-Mediterranean Conference},
  
pages = {572--579},
  
year = {2014},
  
organization = {Springer}
}

@inproceedings{christou2014aliens,
  
title = {Aliens versus {H}umans: {D}o avatars make a difference in how we play the game?},
  
author = {Christou, Chris and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = {6th International Conference onGames and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-GAMES) 2014},
  
pages = {1--7},
  
year = {2014},
  
organization = {IEEE}
}

@inproceedings{charalampous2014tree,
  
title = {Tree traversal algorithms for real time sound propagation calculation},
  
author = {Charalampous, Panagiotis and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = {Audio Engineering Society Conference: 55th International Conference: Spatial Audio},
  
year = {2014},
  
organization = {Audio Engineering Society}
}

@inproceedings{aristidou2014diving,
  
title = {Towards building a diving simulator for organizing dives in real conditions.},
  
author = {Aristidou, Kalia and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = {22nd International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision 2014},
  
year = {2014},
  
organization = {Plzen, Czech Republic}
}

@article {zaharias2013learning,
  
title = {Learning through multi-touch interfaces in museum exhibits: {A}n empirical investigation},
  
author = {Zaharias, Panagiotis and Michael, Despina and Chrysanthou, Yiorgos},
  
journal = {Journal of Educational Technology & Society},
  
volume = {16},
  
number = {3},
  
pages = {374--384},
  
year = {2013},
  
publisher = {JSTOR}
}

@inproceedings{artusi2013selective,
  
title = {Selective local tone mapping},
  
author = {Artusi, Alessandro and Akyuz, AO and Roch, Benjamin and Michael, Despina and Chrysanthou, Yiorgos and Chalmers, Alan},
  
booktitle = {20th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) 2013},
  
pages = {2309--2313},
  
year = {2013},
  
organization = {IEEE}
}

@inproceedings{christodoulou2013selective,
  
title = {Driver workload analysis using an interactive 3{D} driving simulator},
  
author = {Christodoulou, Smaragda and Michael, Despina and Gregoriades, Andreas and Pampaka, Maria and Franco, Patricio F.V. and Mouskos, Kyriacos C.},
  
booktitle = {Road Safety Simulation},
  
year = {2013},
  
organization = {Rome,Italy}
}

@inproceedings{christodoulou2013design,
  
title = {Design of a 3{D} interactive simulator for driver behavior analysis},
  
author = {Christodoulou, Smaragda and Michael, Despina and Gregoriades, Andreas and Pampaka, Maria},
  
booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2013 Summer Computer Simulation Conference},
  
pages = {17},
  
year = {2013},
  
organization = {Society for Modeling & Simulation International}
}

@inproceedings{charalampous2013sound,
  
title = {Enhancing human experience in video games using sound.},
  
author = {Charalampous, Panayiotis and Michael, Despina},
  
booktitle = {2nd Interaction Design & Human-Computer Interaction Workshop},
  
year = {2013},
  
organization = {Nicosia,Cyprus}
}

@inproceedings{michael2012embodiment,
  
title = {Embodiment in a strong virtual body influences weight lifting endurance},
  
author = {Michael, Despina and Slater, Mel},
  
booktitle = {8th FENS Forum of Neuroscience},
  
year = {2012}
  
organization = {Barcelona, Spain}
}