Editor-in-Chief of IRECOS


 Biographical note of the Editor-in-Chief:

Marios C. Angelides is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS CITP) and a Member of the IEEE (MIEEE). He holds a BSc and a PhD both from the London School of Economics (LSE) where he also began his academic career as a lecturer more than 25 years ago. In the last 20 years, he held a succession of personal chairs.

He has been researching multimedia for over two decades and the application of MPEG standards through evolutionary computation for over a decade. The UK’s EPSRC has funded his research work in this area through several projects with MC2 being one of the latest. Results from all EPSRC projects have been published extensively in relevant journals.

In 1995, Kluwer published his first book in this area, entitled “Multimedia Information Systems”. In 2011, Wiley published his latest book on “MPEG Applications” and in the same year he was appointed editor by IEEE/Wiley to continue with this work.

He is currently serving as editor with special responsibility for the code of ethics and professional practice on several journals.



 Biographical note of the Co-Editor:

Harry Agius is a Senior Lecturer in Computing in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at Brunel University London, UK, and a Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS).

He holds a BSc in Computing and Information Systems, an MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems, and a PhD in Multimedia Systems, all from the London School of Economics (LSE).

He has spent his entire academic career undertaking research into various aspects of multimedia content management, including personalised digital games, collaborative metadata, user access and navigation interfaces for video content, and video summarisation techniques that exploit users’ physiological responses.

His research has been funded by the EPSRC, he has published in a wide range of journals, books, conferences and workshops, and he has completed several PhD students. He is on the editorial board of several journals and each year serves on the international programme committees for various multimedia conferences worldwide.

Together with Prof. Marios C. Angelides, he published "The Handbook of MPEG Applications: Standards in Practice" with Wiley in 2011, and the "Handbook of Digital Games" with Wiley in 2014.

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