Curriculum Vitae of Apostolos P. Tsompanopoulos My CV as a QR code

Last update: 25 June 2011
Personal Details
Name:Apostolos P. Tsompanopoulos
Address:Philippou 50, Kavala 65403, GREECE
Telephone Number(s):+30.2510.831774 (home),
+30.6972.122206 (mobile)
Email Address:info@aptlogs.com
Nationality:Greek
Permits/Visas Held:European Union citizen
Homepages: aptlogs.com
Linkedin
google+

Education
Third Level Education:Diploma (5 year studies -- equivalent to MEng [ref: wikipedia])
PRIMARY Degree(s):Electrical & Computer Engineering
Awarding Institution(s):Democritus University of Thrace (http://www.duth.gr)
Grade awarded:8.79 / 10
Dates:September 1986 – April 1992


Career to date (newest to oldest)
Year(s)EmployerJob/Role
November 2004 – todayfreelancer (various clients)
(Kavala, Greece)
  • Web-site design & development (HTML, PHP, CSS, MySQL)
  • Computer maintenance & user support (GNU/Linux & Windows)
February 2011 – June 2011Information technology teacher at 1st high-school of Didymoteicho, Greece
  • High-school teacher on Information technology & use of computers (ages: 13-15)
November 2006 – June 2010
(part-time)
Information technology teacher at various elementary schools of Kavala, Greece
  • Primary education school teacher on Information technology & use of computers (ages: 6-12)
August 1998 – October 2004Cultural and Educational Technology Institute
(Xanthi, Greece)
February 1997 – July 1998Greek army
  • Military service (compulsory)
November 1994 – January 1997
(part time)
EuroTech S.A. (now "Kavala Oil S.A.")
(Kavala, Greece)
  • System administration (Novell NetWare) with user support and client PCs maintenance (MS Windows)
April 1992 – January 1997Democritus University of Thrace
(Xanthi, Greece)
  • Ph.D. candidate on Image Compression (unfinished)
  • System administration (Novell NetWare, Windows NT) with user support

Since 1992 I was also the instructor in numerous seminars on various subjects of computer technology (MS-DOS, MS-Windows and Novell NetWare operating systems, dBase III+, WordPerfect and Microsoft Office applications, GIMP & Adobe PhotoShop for Image Processing, Internet programs and others).

Technical skills

Languages: bash, C, PHP, Perl, HTML, Javascript
Operating Systems: GNU/Linux (Debian/Ubuntu), Solaris, Windows NT/2000/XP
Databases: MySQL

Publications

A listing of the publications and conference presentations I participated, is attached at the end of the document. They are mainly in the area of Image Compression and Cultural Databases.

Professional Memberships

Technical Chamber of Greece (July 1992 – today)
Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (1990 – 2003)

Additional information

I'm a non-smoker and a non-driver.
I'm also an avid movie fan & researcher, developing a web database about Greek movies & people (https://90lepta.com), running a mailing list about movies in general and authoring two blogs (https://90lepta.com/blog and CineComments)


Publications

  1. G. Pavlidis, A. Tsompanopoulos, N. Papamarkos, C. Chamzas, “A multi-segment image coding and transmission scheme”, Elsevier Signal Processing Journal, Volume 85, Issue 9, September 2005, pp. 1827-1844

  2. N. Tsirliganis, G. Pavlidis, A. Koutsoudis, D. Papadopoulou, A. Tsompanopoulos, K. Stavroglou, Z. Loukou, C. Chamzas, “Archiving Cultural Objects in the 21st Century”, Elsevier Journal of Cultural Heritage, Volume 5, Issue 4, October-December 2004, pp. 379-384

  3. G. Pavlidis, A. Tsompanopoulos, N. Papamarkos, C. Chamzas, “JPEG2000 over noisy communication channels thorough evaluation and cost analysis”, Signal Processing: Image Communication, Volume 18, Issue 6, July 2003, pp. 497-514




Conference Presentations

  1. D. Tsiafaki, A. Tsompanopoulos, G. Pavlidis, D. Papadopoulou, N. Tsirliganis, V. Evangelidis, C. Chamzas, “Archiving Cultural Objects in the 21st century: Pottery from Karabournaki”, XVI International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Harvard University, Boston, USA, 23-26 August 2003

  2. G. Pavlidis, A. Tsompanopoulos, N. Papamarkos, C. Chamzas, “JPEG2000 over Noisy Communication Channels - The Cost Analysis Aspect”, IEEE ICIP 2002, Rochester - New York, USA, 22-25 September 2002

  3. N. Tsirliganis, G. Pavlidis, A. Koutsoudis, E. Politou, A. Tsompanopoulos, K. Stavroglou, C. Chamzas, “New Ways in Digitization and Visualization of Cultural Objects”, Proc. IEEE DSP 2002, Santorini, Greece, 1-3 July 2002

  4. N. Tsirliganis, G. Pavlidis, A. Koutsoudis, D. Papadopoulou, A. Tsompanopoulos, K. Stavroglou, Z. Loukou, C. Chamzas, “Archiving 3D Cultural Objects with surface point-wise database information”, First International Symposium on 3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission (3DPVT 2002), Padova, Italy, pp. 766-771, 19-21 June 2002

  5. E. Politou, I. Tsevremes, A. Tsompanopoulos, G. Pavlidis, A. Kazakis, C. Chamzas, “Ark of Refugee Heirloom - A Cultural Heritage Database”, Proc. Electronic Imaging & Visual Arts EVA 2002 Conference, Florence, Italy, 25-29 March 2002

  6. N. Tsirliganis, G. Pavlidis, A. Koutsoudis, D. Papadopoulou, A. Tsompanopoulos, K. Stavroglou, E. Politou, C. Chamzas, “Integrated Documentation of Cultural Heritage through 3D imaging and multimedia database”, International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, VAST2001, Glyfada, Greece, 28-30 November 2001

  7. G. Pavlidis, A. Tsompanopoulos, A. Atsalakis, N. Papamarkos, C. Chamzas, “A Vector Quantization-Entropy Coder Image Compression System”, Proc. IX Spanish Symposium on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, SNRFAI 2001, Castello, Spain, 14-18 May 2001

  8. A. Bakalidis, A. Tsompanopoulos, C. Chamzas, “A Bilevel Document Archiving System Using JBIG”, Proceedings of SPIE, “High-Speed Networking and Multimedia Computing”, San Jose, California, USA, vol. 2188, pp 392-400, 8-10 February 1994

  9. A. Bakalidis, A. Tsompanopoulos, C. Chamzas, “JBIG for Windows”, Proceedings of the 4th Greek Conference on Information Technologies, Multimedia Session, Patra, Greece, pp 119-126, 16-19 December 1993