Solon P. Pissis, Ph.D
Life Sciences and Health research group
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Phone: +31 20 592 4263
I read Computer Science at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens (2003-2007)
before completing my M.Sc in High-Performance Computing at the University of Edinburgh (2007-2008). I obtained my Ph.D in Computer Science from King's
College London (2008-2012). I also hold a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education from King's College London (2015-2016).
I was a Research Associate in the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida and a Visiting
Scientist in the Scientific Computing group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (2012-2013).
I was appointed Lecturer (2013) and then Senior Lecturer (2018) in Computer Science in the Department of Informatics at King's College London.
In 2019 I joined the Life Sciences and Health research group at CWI,
where I lead the Algorithms and Data Structures for Sequence Analysis subgroup.
My area of research within computer science is algorithms and data structures. Research topics I am interested in include algorithms and data structures on strings and trees for pattern matching,
indexing, comparison, and finding regularities. Applications thereof I am interested in include bioinformatics, data mining, data compression, and information retrieval.
- I am on the PC of CPM 2020, FUN 2020, WABI 2020,
WALCOM 2020 and iABC 2020.
- I was on the PC of CPM 2019 (co-chair), SPIRE 2019, IWOCA 2019, BIOKDD 2019, WABI 2018, WALCOM 2018, IWOCA 2018, BIOKDD 2018, SEA 2017 (co-chair), IWOCA 2017, SPIRE 2017, CPM 2016, IWOCA 2016, SPIRE 2015, IWOCA 2015, BIOKDD 2014, IWOCA 2014, BIOKDD 2013, IWOCA 2013, and BIOKDD 2012.
Latest Research Outputs
A fairly complete list is at DBLP. The complete list can be found in my CV [pdf].
- Giulia Bernardini, Huiping Chen, Gabriele Fici, Grigorios Loukides, Solon P. Pissis: Reverse-Safe Data Structures for Text Indexing. ALENEX 2020 [doi]
- Lorraine A.K. Ayad, Panagiotis Charalampopoulos, Solon P. Pissis: SMART: SuperMaximal Approximate Repeats Tool. Bioinformatics, 2019 [doi]
- Amihood Amir, Panagiotis Charalampopoulos, Solon P. Pissis, Jakub Radoszewski: Longest Common Substring Made Fully Dynamic. ESA 2019 [arxiv]
- Panagiotis Charalampopoulos, Tomasz Kociumaka, Solon P. Pissis, Jakub Radoszewski, Wojciech Rytter, Juliusz Straszyński, Tomasz Waleń, Wiktor Zuba: Circular Pattern Matching with k Mismatches. FCT 2019 [arxiv]
- Giulia Bernardini, Pawel Gawrychowski, Nadia Pisanti, Solon P. Pissis, Giovanna Rosone: Even Faster Elastic-Degenerate String Matching via Fast Matrix Multiplication. ICALP 2019 [arxiv]
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