AI Applied Scientist at:

Bing, Maps & Geospatial Services
AI & Research


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email: Antonios.Karatzoglou@microsoft.com
email: Antonios@teco.edu
Webpage: Microsoft Researchers Personal Page

Research Interests:

  • Semantic Trajectories: Modeling and Prediction of Movement Patterns
  • Semantic-driven Optimization of Probabilistic and Machine Learning Models
  • Knowledge and Ontology engineering
  • Machine Learning and Probabilistic Modeling
  • Human-Computer-Interaction & Personalization
  • Semantic Enhanced Prediction


Short CV:

  • 2020 – now : AI Applied Scientist at Microsoft, Bing, Maps & Geospatial Services AI&R
  • 2018 – 2020: AI & Big Data Algorithms and SW Developer at Robert Bosch, Chassis Systems Control, Advance Engineering
  • 2015 – 2019: PhD in Computer Science at the University of Karlsruhe (KIT)
  • 2015 – 2018  : Research assistant at KIT and at Robert Bosch, Corporate Sector Research and Advance Development
  • 2004 – 2014: Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (ETIT) Studies at the University of Karlsruhe (KIT),
    • Specialization topic: Automation and Information Processing (Control Engineering, Machine Learning, Robotics)
    • Diploma (aka Master) Thesis at Robert Bosch GmbH and the University of Karlsruhe (KIT), TECO
  • 1997-2003: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Studies at the University of Applied Sciences (TEIWM) in Kozani, Greece
    • PLC algorithm implementation


  • Diploma (aka Master) Thesis at Robert Bosch GmbH and TECO, KIT
  • Internship at Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Student Research Project at TECO, Karlsruhe Institute of Technlogy (KIT)
  • Student Research Assistant at TECO, Karlsruhe Institute of Technlogy (KIT)
  • Student Research Assistant at Fraunhofer Institute IOSB, Karlsruhe
  • Student Research Assistant at Engler-Bunte-Institute, Karlsruhe
  • Teaching Assistant at the Industrial Automation Laboratory at TEIWM, Kozani, Greece
  • Internship at KIKIS AVEE, Water Boilers and Solar Systems, Kozani, Greece



  • 2017 – 2019: ScaleIT – Industry 4.0: Scalable ICT for increasing productivity in mechatronics manufacturing (ScaleIT)
  • 2016 – 2017: KEESMARTHOME – Comfort-Efficiency-Equilibrium in Smart Environments (Keesmarthome)



  • TPC member at the 12th International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services (GEOProcessing 2020)
  • PC member at the 20th International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN 2019)
  • PC member at the 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations (AIAI 2019)
  • Chair at the 12th International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies (UBICOMM 2018)
  • Chair at the 6th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems (SMARTGREENS 2017)
  • Chair at the 11th International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies (UBICOMM 2017)



  • Best student paper award: Towards an Affective Semantic Trajectory Generator, WiMob 2018
  • Best paper nomination: A predictive comfort- and energy-aware MPC-driven approach based on a dynamic PMV subjectification towards personalization in an indoor climate control scenario, SmartGreens 2018
  • Student research award, KIT 2012


Supervised Bachelor/Master/PdF Theses:

  • Sequence-to-Sequence Learning for Semantic Location Prediction (Adrian Jablonski)
  • Affective Semantic Trajectory Generator (Markus Szarvas)
  • Towards Building an Affective Synthetic Semantic Trajectory Generator: a User Study (Imanuel Richter)
  • Identification of environment- and context-specific key factors influencing the users’ thermal comfort through data mining (Yannick Meny)
  • Ontology-based Information Flow Control and Visualisation in an Industry 4.0 Scenario (Oliver König)
  • Activity-driven semantic similarity for semantic location prediction (Dominik Köhler)
  • Predictive Control for a comfort-efficiency-equilibrium in a Smart Home Environment (Vethiga Srikanthan, Julian Janßen)


Other Supervising Activities:

  • Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Technologies Seminar
  • Designing and Conducting Experimental Studies Seminar
  • Praxis der Forschung (PdF)


Peer-reviewed Publications

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  • A Method and System for Identifying at Least One (Contextual) State of a Certain Space or Room (Verfahren und System zum Erfassen mindestens eines Zustands eines Raums), DE, 2015.
  • Procedure for Radio Transceivers and a System for Sensing a Certain Area (Betriebsverfahren für Funksendeempfangseinheiten und System zur Erfassung eines Rahmenbereichs), DE, 2018.
  • Data Protection Configuration for Electronic Devices in a Network (Datenschutzkonfiguration für elektronische Geräte in einem Netzwerk), AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LI, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR, 2018.
  • Procedure for Controlling Electronic Devices (Verfahren zum Steuern eines elektronischen Gerätes), DE, 2019.
  • Server Application and Method for Checking the Plausibility of Privacy Statements (Serveranwendung und Verfahren zur Plausibilisierung von Datenschutzangaben), DE & US, 2019.
  • Method for Climate Control in Rooms Based on Occupant-Related Data (Verfahren zur Klimasteuerung in Räumen), DE, 2019.