Michalis Sfakakis

Michalis Sfakakis, Associate Professor

Department of Archives, Library Science and Museology,
Faculty of Information Science and Informatics,
Ionian University

English
Ionian University
Studies Positions Research Interests Activities Research Projects Publications Courses Contact

Studies

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Positions

  • President of the Hellenic General Council of Libraries, 2016/12/27 - 2019/09/11
  • Expert Group on Digital Cultural Heritage and Europeana (DCHE), Alternate representative of Hellenic Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, January 2017 - November 2018

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Research Interests

  • Knowledge Representation, Conceptual Reference Models, Information Integration
  • Semantic Web, Linked Data
  • Metadata Semantics, Interoperability, Encoding and Standards
  • Data Mining and Information Extraction
  • Information Retrieval
    • Systems Interoperability
    • Meta-search
    • Communication Protocols, Z39.50, SRW/SRU

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Activities

co-Chair

Program Committee Member

Reviewer

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Research Projects

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Publications

International journal publications

  1. Zapounidou, S., Sfakakis, M. and Papatheodorou, C. (2019) "Mapping Derivative Relationships from RDA to BIBFRAME 2", Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, vol. 57, Issue 5, 4 July 2019, pp. 278-308 (doi:10.1080/01639374.2019.1650152).
  2. Papachristopoulos, L., Tsakonas, G., Boudourides, M., Sfakakis, M., Kleidis, N., Lenis, S. and Papatheodorou, C. (2017), "Discovering the structure and impact of the digital library evaluation domain", International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 20, issue 2, 1 June 2019, Pages 125-141 (doi: 10.1007/s00799-017-0222-x).
  3. Zapounidou, S., Sfakakis, M. and Papatheodorou, C. (2017), "Representing and integrating bibliographic information into the SemanticWeb: A comparison of four conceptual models", Journal of Information Science, vol. 43, Issue 4, 1 August 2017, pp. 525-553 (doi: 10.1177/0165551516650410).
  4. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2009), "Eliminating query failures in a work-centric library meta-search environment", Library Hi Tech, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 286-307.
  5. Papatheodorou, C., Kapidakis, S., Sfakakis, M., Vassiliou, A. (2003) "Mining User Communities in Digital Libraries", Information Technology and Libraries, vol. 22, no. 4, December, pp. 152-157.


International conference publications

  1. Sfakakis, M., Papachristopoulos, L., Zoutsou, K., Tsakonas, G. and Papatheodorou, C. (2019), "Automated Subject Indexing of Domain Specific Collections Using Word Embeddings and General Purpose Thesauri", 13th International Conference on Metadata and Semantic Research (MTSR 2019), Rome; Italy, October 28 - 31 2019 (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-36599-8_9).
  2. Sfakakis, M., Zoutsou, K., Papachristopoulos, L., Tsakonas, G. and Papatheodorou, C. (2019), "Between two worlds: harmonizing automated and manual term labeling", IFLA WLIC 2019 Satellite Conference, Knowledge Management Section, Corfu, Greece, August 22, 2019(full text).
  3. Zapounidou, S., Sfakakis, M., Papatheodorou, C. (2018), "Assessing the preservation of derivative relationships in mappings from FRBR to BIBFRAME". 12th International Conference on Metadata and Semantic Research (MTSR 2018), 12th International Conference on Metadata and Semantic Research (MTSR 2018), Limassol, Cyprus, October 23 - 26 2018 (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-14401-2_22).
  4. Zapounidou, S., Sfakakis, M., Papatheodorou, C. (2017), "Preserving bibliographic relationships in mappings from FRBR to BIBFRAME 2.0". In: Kamps J., Tsakonas G., Manolopoulos Y., Iliadis L., Karydis I. (eds) Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. TPDL 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10450. Springer, Cham (full text).
  5. Papachristopoulos, L., Tsakonas, G., Sfakakis, M., Kleidis, N. and Papatheodorou, C. (2016), "The “nomenclature of multidimensionality” in the digital libraries evaluation domain". Fuhr N., Kovács L., Risse T., Nejdl W. (eds), Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. TPDL 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9819, pp. 241-252. Springer, Cham (full text)
  6. Papachristopoulos, L., Kleidis, N., Sfakakis, M., Tsakonas, G. and Papatheodorou, C. (2015), "Discovering the Topical Evolution of the Digital Library Evaluation Community". Garoufallou, E., Hartley, R. J., Gaitanou, R. (Eds.), MTSR 2015, CCIS 544, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 101-112. (full text)
  7. Zapounidou, S., Sfakakis, M., Papatheodorou, C. (2014), "Library Data Integration: towards BIBFRAME mapping to EDM". Closs, Sissiet al. (Eds.), MTSR 2014, CCIS 478, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 262-273. (full text)
  8. Zapounidou, S., Sfakakis, M., Papatheodorou, C. (2014), "Integrating library and cultural heritage data models: the BIBFRAME - EDM case", Sokratis K. Katsikas et al. (Eds.) 18th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, (PCI 2014), Athens, Greece, October 2-4, 2014, ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 62, 6 pages. (full text)
  9. Afiontzi, E., Kazadeis, G., Papachristopoulos, L., Sfakakis, M., Tsakonas, G, and Papatheodorou, C. (2013), "Charting the digital library evaluation domain with a semantically enhanced mining methodology", Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '13), ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 125-134. (full text)
  10. Zapounidou, S., Sfakakis, M., Papatheodorou, C. (2013), "Highlights of Library Data Models in the Era of Linked Open Data". Garoufallou, E. and Greenberg, J. (eds.), MTSR 2013, CCIS 390, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 396-407. (full text)
  11. Mitrelis, A., Papachristopoulos, L., Sfakakis, M., Tsakonas, G. and Papatheodorou, C. (2012), "Mining digital library evaluation patterns using a domain ontology", Herrero, P. et al. (eds.), On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2012 8th International Workshop on Ontology Content, LNCS 7567, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 464-473. (full text)
  12. Peponakis, M., Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2011), "FRBRization: using UNIMARC link fields to identify Works", World Library and Information Congress : 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 13-18, 2011. (full text pdf )
  13. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2008), "Semantic Based Substitution of Unsupported Access Points in the Library Meta-search Environments", Christensen-Dalsgaard, B. et al. (Eds.) ECDL 2008, LNCS 5173, pp. 296–307, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. (full text pdf )
  14. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2008) "Enhance the Interoperability of the Library Search Systems with zSAPN", 1st International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA08), Athens, Greece, July 16-18, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series 282, pp. 40, ACM. (full text pdf )
  15. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2007) "zSAPN: a system for semantic based substitution of unsupported access points", 2nd DELOS Conference on Digital Libraries, Tirrenia, Italia.
  16. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2007) "A Semantics-Based Substitution for Unsupported Z39.50 Bib-1 Access Points", Y. Badr, R. Chbeir, P. Pichappan (eds), Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2007), IEEE, pp. 193-199. (full text pdf )
  17. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2005) "Expression of Z39.50 Supported Search Capabilities by Applying Formal Descriptions", A. Rauber et al. (eds.), ECDL 2005, LNCS 3652, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 426-437. (full text pdf )
  18. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2003) "An Architecture for Online Information Integration on Concurrent Resource Access on a Z39.50 Environment", T. Koch and I.T. Sølvberg (Eds.), ECDL 2003, LNCS 2769, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 288-299. (full text pdf )
  19. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2002) "User Behavior Tendencies on Data Collections in a Digital Library", M. Agosti and C. Thanos (eds.), ECDL 2002, LNCS 2458, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 550-559. (full text pdf )
  20. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2002) "Evaluating User Behavior on Data Collections in a Digital Library", 4th DELOS Workshop on Evaluation of Digital Libraries: Testbeds, Measurements and Metrics, Budapest, Hungary.


International conference publications (posters and demos)

  1. Papachristopoulos, L., Sfakakis, M., Kleidis, N., Tsakonas, G. and Papatheodorou, C. (2016), "Exploiting Network Analysis to Investigate Topic Dynamics in the Digital Library Evaluation Domain", ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2016), Newark, NJ, USA, June 19-23, 2016. (full text)
  2. Sfakakis, M., Staikos, P., Kapidakis, S. (2010), "meta-Composer: Synthesizing Online FRBR Works from Library Resources", M. Lalmas et al. (eds.), ECDL 2010, LNCS 6273, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 546-549 (demo). (full text pdf )
  3. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2006) "A Semantics-Based Graph for the Bib-1 Access Points of the Z39.50 Protocol", J. Gonzalo et al. (eds.), ECDL 2006, LNCS 4172, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 445-448. (presentation, full text pdf )
  4. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2004) "Query rewriting for Z39.50 parallel searching", 8th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, ECDL 2004, Bath, UK.


Greek conference publications

  1. Peponakis, M., Staikos, P., Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2010) “FRBRization: Constructing the “key” for the Work entity identification”, Scientific communities and libraries in a word of social networking and synergies : proceedings of the 19th Hellenic Conference of Academic Libraries, Panteion University of Athens, Library, Athens, Greece.
  2. Peponakis, M., Sfakakis (2008) "Evaluation of the metadata interoperability between the institutional repositories and the catalogues of the Hellenic academic libraries", The library evaluation as a qualitative element of the academic institutions : proceedings of the 17th Pan-Hellenic conference of the academic libraries, University of Ioannina, Library, Ioannina, Greece. (full text pdf )
  3. Sfakakis, M., Kapidakis, S. (2007) "Enabling search semantics in the library meta-search environments", A. Katsirikou (ed.), O anthrwpinos paragontas sti diamorfwsi tis simerinis kai tis mellontikis bibliothikis : Proceedings of the 16th Panhellenic Conference of Academic Libraries, University of Piraeus Library, Piraeus, pp. 640-651.
  4. Troutpegli, N., Sfakakis, M., Peponakis, M. (2006) "Searching Authority Records using Z39.50 protocol", G. Giannakopoulos (ed.), Diaxeirisi tis gnwsis : o Pagkosmios Istos kai oi monades pliroforisis : 1-3 Dekembriou 2005 : Praktika [Proceedings of the 14th Panhellenic Conference of Academic Libraries], TEI of Athens, Athens, pp. 315-324. (full text pdf )
  5. Peponakis, M., Troutpegli, N., Sfakakis, M. (2007) "Interoperability problems regarding the concurrent access in resources via the Z39.50 protocol & "The ARGO" Web Gate", E. Anthi-Kalofwlia (ed.), Meta-libraries : Libraries after the Internet and the World Wide Web : Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, October 13-15 2004 : proceedings [of the 13th Panhellenic Conference of Academic Libraries], Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, pp. 391-402.
  6. Bountouri, L., Tsokas, N., Sfakakis, M. (2007) "eXaMpLe: Exploiting XML technology in information management" E. Anthi-Kalofwlia (ed.), Meta-libraries : Libraries after the Internet and the World Wide Web : Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, October 13-15 2004 : proceedings [of the 13th Panhellenic Conference of Academic Libraries], Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, pp. 143-157.
  7. Kapidakis, S., Sfakakis, M. (2003) "The design of effective Internet portals", Kalliopi Siwki (ed.), Academic Libraries of Open and Continuous Access : proceedings of the 11th Panhellenic Conference of Academic Libraries, Larissa 6, 7 and 8 November 2002, TEI of Larissas, Athens, pp. 183-191. (full text pdf )
  8. Sfakakis, M. (2002) "Bibliographic data and library operations Interoperability problems and NDC's integrated library automation system (ABEKT)", Despoina Papadaki (ed.), Interrelations of Academic Libraries with the Educational Activities : Proceedings of the 9th Panhellenic Conference of Academic Libraries, NTUA Central Library, Athens, pp. 183-191. (full text pdf )
  9. Sfakakis, M., Alevizos, Th. and Skourlas Ch. (1988) "ABEKT. (The Integrated Library Automation System of the National Documentation Centre)", 2nd Panhellenic Conference of the Greek Computer Society, Thessaloniki, pp. 61-74.

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Courses

Undergraduate

  • Cataloguing
  • Bibliographic Data Encoding in MARC
  • Classification

Graduate

  • Social Networks

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Contact

E-mail: sfakakis@ionio.gr

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