Georgios Yannakakis works as an Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU). He received both the 5-year Diploma (1999) in production engineering and management and the M.S. (2001) degree in financial engineering from the Technical University of Crete and the Ph.D. degree in informatics from the University of Edinburgh in 2005. Prior to joining the Center for Computer Games Research, ITU, in 2007, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Marsk Mc-Kinney Møller Institute, University of Southern Denmark. His research interests include user modeling, neuroevolution, computational intelligence in computer games, cognitive modeling and affective computing, emergent cooperation, and artificial life. He has published around 70 journal and international conference papers in the aforementioned fields. He works as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing and the IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, and the Chair of the IEEE CIS Task Force on Player Satisfaction Modeling.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011