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Dr. Sotirios Batsakis is Affiliated Senior Researcher at the University of Huddersfield.

He received a diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras, Greece with highest distinction, and a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Crete Greece.

He has working experience in industry, academia and research since 2002. 

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Knowledge Representation
  • Semantic Web
  • Spatial and Temporal representation and reasoning
  • Evolution, alignment and preservation of linked data


  • Knowledge Representation
  • Semantic Web
  • Spatial Representation
  • Temporal Representation
  • Spatial Reasoning
  • Temporal Reasoning

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Research Output 2011 2019

Traffic signals
Autonomous agents
1 Citation (Scopus)

Large scale distributed spatio-temporal reasoning using real-world knowledge graphs

Mantle, M., Batsakis, S. & Antoniou, G., 1 Jan 2019, In : Knowledge-Based Systems. 163, p. 214-226 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electric sparks

A Survey of Large-Scale Reasoning on the Web of Data

Antoniou, G., Batsakis, S., Mutharaju, R., Pan, J. Z., Qi, G., Tachmazidis, I., Urbani, J. & Zhou, Z., 31 Oct 2018, In : Knowledge Engineering Review. 33, p. 1-43 43 p., e21.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Parallel algorithms
Sensor networks
Computer systems
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Trajectory Calculus for Qualitative Spatial Reasoning Using Answer Set Programming

Baryannis, G., Tachmazidis, I., Batsakis, S., Antoniou, G., Alviano, M., Sellis, T. & Tsai, P. W., 1 Jul 2018, In : Theory and Practice of Logic Programming. 18, 3-4, p. 355-371 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Qualitative Spatial Reasoning
Answer Set Programming

Legal Reasoning and Big Data: Opportunities and Challenges

Antoniou, G., Baryannis, G., Batsakis, S., Governatori, G., Robaldo, L., Siragusa, G. & Tachmazidis, I., 22 Aug 2018, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the MIREL 2018 workshop on MIning and REasoning with Legal texts.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Knowledge representation
Data storage equipment
Big data

Activities 2017 2018

  • 2 Oral presentation

A Trajectory Calculus for Qualitative Spatial Reasoning Using Answer Set Programming

Georgios Bargiannis (Speaker), Ilias Tachmazidis (Speaker), Sotirios Batsakis (Speaker), Grigoris Antoniou (Speaker), Mario Alviano (Speaker), Timos Sellis (Speaker), Pei Wei Tsai (Speaker)
15 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

A Semantically Enriched Hypercat-Enabled Internet of Things Data Hub

Ilias Tachmazidis (Speaker), Grigoris Antoniou (Speaker), Sotirios Batsakis (Speaker), John Davies (Speaker), Alistair Duke (Speaker), Sandra Stincic Clarke (Speaker)
21 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation