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  1. Ioannides, M., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Papagiannakis, G., (Eds), “Mixed Reality and Gamification for Cultural Heritage ”, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-49607-8, 2017


Book Chapters

  1. Geronikolakis, E., Zikas, P., Kateros, S., Lydatakis, N., Georgiou, S., Kentros, M., Papagiannakis, G., “A True AR Authoring Tool for Interactive Virtual Museums”, In: Visual Computing in Cultural Heritage, Liarokapis, F., Voulodimos, A., Doulamis, N., Doulamis, A. (Eds.), (to appear), Springer-Nature, Series on Cultural Computing, 2020
  2. Stefanidi, E., Partarakis N., Zabulis, X, Zikas, P., Papagiannakis, G., Thalmann, N.M., “TooltY: An approach for the combination of motion capture and 3D reconstruction to present tool usage in 3D environments”, In Thalmann N.M., Zhang J.J, Jiang X. (eds) Intelligent Scene Modelling and Human Computer Interaction, (to appear), Springer, 2020
  3. Bertrand, S., Vassiliadi, M., Zikas, P., Geronikolakis, E., Papagiannakis, G., “From Readership to Usership and Education, Entertainment, Consumption to Valuation: Embodiment and Aesthetic Experience in Literature- based MR Presence”, In: Virtual Multimodal Museum, (to appear), Springer-Nature, 2020
  4. Stefanidi E, Arampatzis D, Leonidis A, Papagiannakis G., “BricklAyeR – A Platform for Building Rules for AmI Environments in AR”. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 11542, also presented in CGI 2019
  5. Papaefthymiou M., Kanakis M.E., Geronikolakis E., Nochos A., Zikas P., Papagiannakis G., “Rapid Reconstruction and Simulation of Real Characters in Mixed Reality Environments”, In: Ioannides M. (eds) Digital Cultural Heritage. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10605. Springer, Cham, 2018
  6. Baka E., Kentros M., Papagiannakis G., Magnenat-Thalmann N., “Virtual Reality Rehabilitation Based on Neurologic Music Therapy: A Qualitative Preliminary Clinical Study”, In: Zaphiris P., Ioannou A. (eds) Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Learning and Teaching. LCT 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10925. Springer, Cham, 2018
  7. Geronikolakis, E., Tsioumas, M., Bertrand, S., Loupas, A., Zikas, P., Papagiannakis, G., “New Cross/Augmented Reality Experiences for the Virtual Museums of the Future”, In: Ioannides M. et al. (eds) Digital Heritage. Progress in Cultural Heritage: Documentation, Preservation, and Protection. EuroMed 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11196. Springer, Cham, 2018
  8. Papagiannakis, G., Trahanias, P., Kenanidis, E., and Tsiridis, E., “Psychomotor Surgical Training in Virtual Reality”. In: The Adult Hip – Master Case Series and Techniques. Springer, Cham, Cham, 827–830, 2018
  9. Papagiannakis G. et al., “Mixed Reality, Gamified Presence, and Storytelling for Virtual Museums”. In: Lee N. (eds) Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games. Springer, Cham, 2018
  10. Papagiannakis, G.,Gamification and Serious Games”, N. Lee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games, Springer International Publishing, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-08234-9_90-1, ISBN 978-3-319-08234-9, 2017
  11. Trahanias, P., Papagiannakis, G., Tsiridis, E., “Psychomotor Surgical Training in Virtual Reality”, Master Case Series & Techniques: Adult Hip, Springer, 2017
  12. Papaefthymiou, M., Papagiannakis, G., “Gamified, Augmented and Virtual reality character rendering and animation enabling technologies”, Mixed Reality and Gamification for Cultural Heritage, Ioannides, M., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Papagiannakis, G. (Eds.), Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-49607-8, 2017
  13. Zikas P., Bachlitzanakis V., Papaefthymiou M., Papagiannakis G., “A Mobile, AR Inside-Out Positional Tracking Algorithm, (MARIOPOT), Suitable for Modern, Affordable Cardboard-Style VR HMDs”, In: Ioannides M. et al. (eds) Digital Heritage. Progress in Cultural Heritage: Documentation, Preservation, and Protection, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10058. Springer, also presented in EuroMed16, Larnaca, 2016
  14. Papanikolaou, P., Papagiannakis, G., “Real-time Separable Subsurface Scattering for animated virtual characters”, GPU Computing and Applications, Springer Singapore, 2015, pp. 53-67, also presented in 2013 Symposium on GPU Computing and Applications, Singapore
  15. Papagiannakis, G., Greassidou, E., Trahanias, P., Tsioumas, M., “A geometric algebra framework for mobile Augmented Reality simulations in digital heritage sites”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, 2014, also presented in 2014 International Conference in Cultural Heritage, Euromed2014, (2nd best-paper award), Limassol, 2014
  16. Tato, M., Papanikolaou, P., and Papagiannakis, G. “From Real to Virtual Rapid Architectural Prototyping”, Euromed2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 7616, 505–512, October 2012
  17. Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Papagiannakis, G., Chaudhuri, P., “Interactive virtual humans in mobile augmented reality”, Encyclopedia of Multimedia (2nd Edition), pp. 362-368, ISBN: 978-0-387-74724-8, Springer-Verlag, 2008
  18. Papagiannakis, G., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Virtual Worlds and Augmented Reality in Cultural Heritage Applications”, Recording, Modeling and Visualization of Cultural Heritage – Baltsavias et al. (eds), pp. 419-430, ISBN-10: 041539208X, Taylor & Francis Group, 2006
  19. Vacchetti, L., Lepetit, V., Ponder, M., Papagiannakis, G., Fua, P., Thalmann, D., Magnenat-Thalmann, N.,  “Stable Real-time AR Framework for Training and Planning in Industrial Environments”, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Applications in Manufacturing, Ong, S. K., Nee, A.Y.C. (eds), pp.125-142, ISBN: 1-85233-796-4, Springer-Verlag, 2004

In scientific journals

  1. Kouroubali,Α.,Kondylakis,Η.,Koumakis,L.,Kavlentakis,A.S.,Banos,R.M.,Camarano,R.H.,Papagiannakis,G., Zikas, P., Petrakis, Y., Diaz, A.H., Hors-Fraile, S., Marias, K., Katehakis, D., “Digital Health Tools for Perioperative Stress Reduction in Integrated Care”, European Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2019
    J2.  Kouroubali, Α., Kondylakis, Η., Koumakis, L., Papagiannakis, G., Zikas, P., Katehakis, D., “iSupport: Building a Resilience Support Tool for Improving the Health Condition of the Patient During the Care Path”, Studies in health technology and informatics, vol 261, ISSN 0926-9630, pp. 253—258, 2019
  2. Hooper, J., Tsiridis, E., Feng, J., Schwarzkopf, R., Waren, D., Long, W., Poultsides, L., Macaulay, W.,Papagiannakis, G., Kenanidis, E., Rodriguez, E., Slover, J., Egol, K., Phillips, D., Friedlander, S., Collins, M., “Virtual Reality Simulation Facilitates Resident Training in Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial”, The Journal of Arthroplasty, 2019, ISSN 0883-5403,
  3. Pateraki, M., Papagiannakis, G.,“A 3D Modelling and Photorealistic Simulation Pipeline for 3D Heritage Edifices”, ERCIM News 113, ERCIM, April 2018
  4. Vassiliadi M., Sylaiou S., Papagiannakis G., Literary Myths in Mixed Reality. Frontiers in Digital Humanities. 2018;5:34-38. doi:10.3389/fdigh.2018.00021, 2018
  5. Aristidou, A., Stavrakis, E., Papaefthimiou, M.,Papagiannakis, G., Chrysanthou, Y., “Style-based motion analysis for dance composition”, The Visual Computer, 34: 1725., 2018,
  6. Papaefthymiou, M., Papagiannakis, G., “Real-time rendering under distant illumination with Conformal Geometric Algebra”, Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, John Wiley & Sons, 2017
  7. Argento, E., Papagiannakis, G., Baka, E., Maniadakis, M., Trahanias, P., Nestoros, I., “Augmented Cognition via Brainwave Entrainment in Virtual Reality: an open, integrated brain augmentation in a neuroscience system approach”, Augmented Human Research Journal, Springer, 2017
  8. Papaefthymiou M., Hildenbrand D.and Papagiannakis G., “A Conformal Geometric Algebra code generator comparison for Virtual Character Simulation in Mixed Reality”, Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras Journal (accepted), Springer, also to be presented in GACSE workshop, Computer Graphics International 2016, CGI’16, Heraklion, Greece, 2016
  9. Papaefthymiou, M., Hildenbrand, D., Papagiannakis, G., “An inclusive Conformal Geometric Algebra GPU animation interpolation and deformation algorithm”, The Visual Computer Journal, Springer, 2016, also to be presented in Computer Graphics International 2016, CGI’16, Heraklion, Greece, 2016
  10. Kateros, S., Georgiou, S., Papaefthymiou, M., Papagiannakis, G., Tsioumas, M., “A comparison of gamified, immersive VR curation methods for enhanced presence and human-computer interaction in digital humanities”, International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era, vol. 4, no 2, 2015, also presented in “The 1st International Workshop on ICT for the Preservation and Transmission of Intangible Cultural Heritage”, EUROMED2014
  11. Papagiannakis, G., Greasidou, E., Trahanias, P., Tsioumas, M., “Mixed-reality geometric algebra animation methods for gamified intangible heritage”, International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era, vol. 3, No.4, pp. 683–699, Multi-Science, Apr. 2015
  12. Foni, A., Papagiannakis, G., N., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “A Taxonomy of 2D and 3D Visualization Technologies for Cultural Heritage Applications”, ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp. 1-21, June 2010
  13. Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Papagiannakis, G., “Recreating Daily Life in Pompeii”, VAR-Virtual Archaeology Review, ISSN 1989-9947, also presented in Arqueologica 2.0 (2009), vol. 1 (2) pp. 16-20, May 2010
  14. Chaudhuri, P., Papagiannakis, G., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Self adaptive animation based on user perspective”, The Visual Computer, Springer-Verlag, 24(7-9), pp. 525-533, July 2008, also presented in CGI08
  15. Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Peternier, A., Righetti, Lim, M., Papagiannakis, G., Fragopoulos, T., Lambropoulou, K., Barsocchi, P., Thalmann, D., “A virtual 3D mobile guide in the INTERMEDIA project”, The Visual Computer, Springer-Verlag, Volume 24, Numbers 7-9, pp. 827-836, July 2008, also presented in CGI08
  16. Papagiannakis, G., Singh, G., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “A survey of mobile and wireless technologies for augmented reality systems”, Journal of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 19, 1, pp. 3-22, February 2008
  17. Foni, A., Papagiannakis, G., Cadi-Yazli, N., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Time-Dependant Illumination And Animation Of Virtual Hagia-Sophia”, International Journal of Architectural Computing, Multi-Science Publishing, issue 02, volume 05, pp. 284-301, July 2007
  18. Papagiannakis, G., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Mobile Augmented Heritage: Enabling Human Life in Ancient Pompeii”, The International Journal of Architectural Computing, Multi-Science Publishing, issue 02, volume 05, pp. 395-415, July 2007
  19. Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Foni, A., Papagiannakis, G., Cadi-Yazli, N., “Real-time Animation and Illumination in Ancient Roman Sites”, The International Journal of Virtual Reality, IPI Press, vol. 6, no.1, pp. 11-24, March 2007
  20. Egges, A., Papagiannakis, G., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Presence and Interaction in Mixed Realities”, The Visual Computer, Springer-Verlag, Volume 23, Number 5, pp. 317-333, May 2007
  21. Papagiannakis, G., Schertenleib, S., O’Kennedy, B., Poizat, M., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Stoddart, A., Thalmann, D., “Mixing Virtual and Real scenes in the site of ancient Pompeii”, Journal of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, vol. 16, issue 1, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, pp. 11-24, February 2005

In proceedings of international refereed conferences and workshops

  1. Margetis, G., Papagiannakis, G., Stephanidis, C., “Realistic natural interaction with virtual statues in X-Reality environments”, ISPRS International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, GEORES19, Milan, 2019
  2. Papagiannakis, G., Lydatakis, N., Kateros, S., Georgiou, S., and Zikas, P., 2018. Transforming Medical Education and Training with VR using M.A.G.E.S. In Proceedings of Siggraph Asia ’18 Posters, Tokyo, Japan, December 04-07, 2018
  3. Papaefthymiou, M., Nikolakopoulou, V., Leventis, G., Domajnko, M., Ioannides, M., Papagiannakis, G., & Santos, P. (2017), “Projecting our Past to the Future – Challenges and Results : The Case of Asinou church.”, In S. Robert & B. Štular (Eds.), 15th EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage (pp. 1–5). Graz: Eurographics Association.
  4. Papaefthymiou, M., Kanakis, M., Geronikolakis, E., Nohos, A., Papagiannakis, G., “Rapid reconstruction and simulation of virtual characters in Mixed Reality environments“, ITN-DCH final conference, Olimje, Slovenia, May 2017
  5. Zikas, P., Bachlitzanakis, V., Papaefthymiou, M., Kateros, S., Georgiou, S., Lydatakis, N., Papagiannakis, G., “Mixed Reality Serious Games for smart education”, European Conference on Games Based Learning 2016, ECGBL’16, Paisley, Scotland, October 2016
  6. Zikas, P., Papaefhtymiou, M., Mpaxlitzanakis, V., Papagiannakis, G., “Life-sized Group and Crowd simulation in Mobile AR”, Computer Animation and Social Agents 2016, CASA’16, ACM Press, May 2016
  7. Papaefthymiou, M., Feng, A., Shapiro, A., Papagiannakis, G., “A fast and robust pipeline for populating mobile AR scenes with gamified virtual characters”. ACM SIGGRAPH-ASIA 2015, Symposium On Mobile Graphics and Interactive Applications, Kobe, ACM Press, November 2015
  8. Papaefthymiou, M., Papagiannakis, G., Aristidou, A., Ioannides, M., “A conformal geometric algebra framework for mixed reality and mobile display”, Applied Geometric Algebra in Computer Science and Engineering 2015, AGACSE2015, Barcelona, July 2015
  9. Zidianakis, E., Papagiannakis, G., and Stephanidis, C., “A cross-platform, remotely-controlled mobile avatar simulation framework for AmI environments”, ACM SIGGRAPH-ASIA 2014, Symposium On Mobile Graphics And Interactive Applications, December 2014
  10. Papagiannakis, G., Papanikolaou, P., Greassidou, E., Trahanias, P., “glGA: an OpenGL Geometric Application framework for a modern, shader-based computer graphics curriculum”, Education Papers, Eurographics 2014, Strasbourg, April 2014
  11. Papagiannakis, G., “Geometric algebra rotors for skinned character animation blending”, Technical Brief, ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2013, Hong Kong, November 2013
  12. Arnold, D., Day, A., Glauert, J., Haegler, S., Jennings, V., Kevelham, B., Laycock, R., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Maïm, J., Maupu, D., Papagiannakis, G.,Thalmann, D., Yersin, B., and Rodriguez-Echavarria, K., “Tools for Populating Cultural Heritage Environments with Interactive Virtual Humans”, Open Digital Cultural Heritage Systems, EPOCH Final Event 2008, Rome, February 2008
  13. Chaudhuri, P., Papagiannakis, G., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Camera-based Gaze Control for Virtual Characters”, ENACTIVE 2007, Grenoble, November 2007
  14. Peternier, A., Righetti, X., Hopmann, M., Thalmann, D., Repetto, M., Papagiannakis, G., Davy, P., Lim, M., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Barsocchi, P., Fragopoulos, T., Serpanos, D., Gialelis, Y., Kirykou, A.,“Chloe@University: an indoor, mobile mixed reality guidance system”, ACM Virtual Reality Software and Technology 2007 (VRST07), poster paper, ACM Press, Newport Beach, CA, November 2007
  15. Egges, A., Papagiannakis, G., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “An Interactive Mixed Reality Framework for Virtual Humans”, Cyberworlds 2006, IEEE Computer Society, Lausanne, September 2006
  16. Papagiannakis, G., Kim, H., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Believability and Presence in Mobile Mixed Reality Environments”, IEEE VR2005 Workshop on Virtuality Structures, Bonn, March 2005
  17. Papagiannakis, G., Foni, A., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Practical Precomputed Radiance Transfer for Mixed Reality”, Proc. of Virtual Systems and Multimedia 2005 (VSMM05), pp. 189-199, VSMM Society, Ghent, October 2005
  18. Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Cordier, F., Seo, H., Papagiannakis, G., “Modeling of Bodies and Clothes for Virtual Environments”, Proc. of Cyberworlds 2004, pp. 201 – 208, IEEE Computer Society, Tokyo, November 2004
  19. Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Papagiannakis, G.,Foni, A., Arevalo-Poizat, M., Cadi-Yazli, N., “Simulating life in ancient sites using mixed reality technology”, CEIG04, Seville, May 2004
  20. Papagiannakis, G., Schertenleib, S., Ponder, M., Arevalo-Poizat, M., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Thalmann, D., “Real-Time Virtual Humans in AR Sites”, IEE Visual Media Production (CVMP04), pp. 273-276, London, March 2004
  21. Ponder, M., Herbelin, B., Molet, T., Schertenlieb, S., Ulicny, B., Papagiannakis, G., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Thalmann, D., “Immersive VR Decision Training: Telling Interactive Stories Featuring Advanced Virtual Human Simulation Technologies“, Proc. of 9th Eurographics Workshop on Virtual Environments 2003, pp. 97-106, The EG Association, ACM Press, Zurich, May 2003
  22. Ponder, M., Papagiannakis, G., Molet, T., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Thalmann, D., ”VHD++ Framework: Extendible Game Engine with Reusable Components, for VR/AR R&D featuring Advanced Virtual Character Simulation Technologies”, Proc. of Computer Graphics International03, pp. 96-104, IEEE Computer Society Press, Tokyo, July 2003
  23. Vacchetti, L., Lepetit, V., Papagiannakis, G., Ponder, M., Fua, P., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Thalmann, D., “Stable Real-Time Interaction Between Virtual Humans and Real Scenes”, 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling 2003 (3DIM03), pp. 449-456, Banff, Alberta, IEEE Computer Society Press, October 2003
  24. Papagiannakis, G., Foni, A., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Real-Time recreated ceremonies in VR restituted cultural heritage sites”, CIPA XIXth International Symposium, pp.235-240, Antalya, September 2003
  25. Ponder, M., Herbelin, B., Molet, T., Scherteneib, S., Ulicny, B., Papagiannakis, G., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Thalmann, D., “Interactive Scenario Immersion: Health Emergency Decision Training in JUST Project”, Proc. Of 1st International Workshop on Virtual Reality Rehabilitation, VRMHR2002, VRlab-EPFL, pp. 87- 101, Lausanne, November 2002
  26. Foni, A., Papagiannakis, G., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Virtual HagiaSophia: Restitution, Visualization and Virtual Life Simulation“, UNESCO World Heritage Congress Proceedings, Beijing, October 2002
  27. Papagiannakis, G., Ponder, M., Molet, T., Kshirsagar, S., Cordier, F., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Thalmann, D., “LIFEPLUS:Revival of life in ancient Pompeii”, Virtual Systems and Multimedia 2002 (VSMM02), Gyeongju, September 2002
  28. Papagiannakis, G., L’Hoste, G., Foni, A., Magnenat-Thalmann, N., “Real-Time Photo Realistic Simulation of Complex Heritage Edifices”, Proc. of Virtual Systems and Multimedia 2001 (VSMM01), pp. 218-227, IEEE Computer Society Press, Berkeley, September 2001

Other publications, reports and tutorial notes

  1. Thalmann, D., Trahanias, P. & Papagiannakis, G., “CGI 2016 Editorial”, The Visual Computer, (2016) 32: 675. doi:10.1007/s00371-016-1271-7, June 2016
  2. Papaefthymiou, M., Plelis, K., Mavromatis, D., Papagiannakis, G., “Mobile Virtual Reality featuring a six degrees of freedom interaction paradigm in a virtual museum application”, Technical Report, FORTH-ICS/TR-462, December 2015
  3. Lydatakis, N., Papagiannakis, G., “Real-time High Dynamic Range (HDR) shadowing for dynamic character simulation”, Technical Report, FORTH-ICS/TR-460, December 2015
  4. Papagiannakis, G., Argento, E., Mpaka, E., Maniadakis, M., Trahanias, P., “A virtual reality brainwave entrainment method for human augmentation applications”, Technical Report, FORTH-ICS/TR-458, September 2015
  5. Schellenberg, R., Tato, M., Papagiannakis, G., “From Real to Virtual Rapid Architectural Prototyping”, Technical Report, FORTH-ICS/TR-425, October 2011
  6. Networked Media Task Force (NM-TF), “Networked Media of the Future”, European Commission, Information Society and Media, ISBN: 978-92-79-06864-5, 2007
  7. Magnenat-Thalmann, N., Papagiannakis, G., Frisoli, A., Bergamasco, M., “Real-time Inhabited Virtual Worlds and Interaction”, Eurographics 2006 Tutorial Notes, Eurographics 2006, 2006
  8. Magnenat-Thalmann, N., O’Kennedy, B., Thalmann, D., Papagiannakis, G., Glardon, P., Joslin, C., Kim, H., “Real-Time Virtual Characters for VR/AR applications”, Computer Graphics International (CGI) 2004 Tutorial Notes, CGI 2004, 2004


  1. Papagiannakis, G., “An Illumination Registration Model for Dynamic Virtual Humans in Mixed Reality”, PhD Thesis, University of Geneva, Sc. 3795, CUI: libre-accès * classif.: I.3.7 PAP * cote: CUIB 2364, June 2006
  2. Papagiannakis, G., “Virtual Reality Visualisation of the Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Residence”, MSc. Thesis, University of Bristol, June 1999

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